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Short Course series available online!
By September 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Short Course series available online!

Thanks to Evan Cutler, the Assistant Director of the MENTOR/UMB Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring, videos of all previous speakers are now available online. They cover the last two courses–one of mentoring youth in the foster care system and one on mentoring in the digital age. Although we recommend all of them, the talk about attachment […]

Next Webinar: Mentoring Youth With Mental Health Needs

Next Webinar: Mentoring Youth With Mental Health Needs

Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT In our society, people of all ages feel stigmatized because of a mental health issue. This shame and discomfort can be equally as applicable to young people facing other normal developmental challenges. Stigma may also result in not seeking treatment and it affects a lot […]

June 19th webinar on Positive Youth Development and Mentoring

June 19th webinar on Positive Youth Development and Mentoring

Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT A variety of assets, from community supports to a young person’s own values, are key to positive youth development. Caring adults – including mentors – play a critical role in spurring the development of these positive assets. Join us to look at how mentoring relationships […]

Parents as Partners: Research and Strategies for Engaging Parents in Youth Mentoring Programs

Parents as Partners: Research and Strategies for Engaging Parents in Youth Mentoring Programs

Thursday, May 15, 1-2:15 p.m. Live webinar! Sign up now!  One of the more complicated aspects of running a youth mentoring program is figuring out how and when to engage parents and other family members. Parents can play a crucial role in supporting the relationship between a mentor and mentee, but programs often struggle to […]

OJJDP releases new grant solicitations

OJJDP releases new grant solicitations

OJJDP continues to take the lead in funding ground breaking mentoring research and services. Below is a list of the most recent, a review that might be helpful in preparing applications.   Practitioner-Researcher Partnership Mentoring Children   Deadline: May 27, 2014 “This demonstration program will support a practitioner-researcher partnership to develop and evaluate new mentoring […]

Mentoring programs needed!

Mentoring programs needed!

March 4, 2014: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $1.09 million research grant to Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, Senior Research Scientist, and Dr. Rebecca Stelter, Research Scientist, at innovation Research & Training, and Dr. Jean Rhodes, Professor and Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, to develop and evaluate […]

How Children Succeed’ writer Paul Tough to speak at mentoring summit

How Children Succeed’ writer Paul Tough to speak at mentoring summit

By Betsie Freeman / World-Herald staff writer The best-selling author of a book about children and character will be the keynote speaker at the annual summit of the Midlands Mentoring Partnership. Paul Tough, who wrote “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character,” will talk at a luncheon during the daylong meeting […]

Mentor Screening Webinar on 3/20

Mentor Screening Webinar on 3/20

In preparation for Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, both in April, we are looking at the importance of mentor screening and how programs can ensure youth safety. Join the March webinar to learn about this critical component of all mentoring programs. MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership is proud to facilitate the Collaborative Mentoring Webinar […]

Mentoring Congress in the Netherlands next month!
By February 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Mentoring Congress in the Netherlands next month!

Research – knowledge market – Benefits for youth, industry and society – keynote speakers Would you like to:* get acquainted with state-of-the-art research results concerning mentoring?* broaden your knowledge of mentoring techniques based on success strategies?* showcase your own mentoring programme? Then come to the International Mentoring Congress!   On the 20th of March 2014 […]

Live streaming of Summit research panel available
By January 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Live streaming of Summit research panel available

 There will be live streaming of an upcoming National Mentoring Summit session on youth mentoring research. Our research panel was one of only 10 presentations selected for streaming– based on its popularity throughout the registration process. Details on how to sign up for this and other sessions are available on the Summit webpage. The panel, entitled […]