At the beginning of February we posted a forum topic on the best piece of advice for new mentors. This wound up being our most commented on, and shared, post on the Chronicle to date! Thank you to the many individuals who contributed ideas as to what was most important for a mentor to remember […]
Obviously, preparing brand new mentors for their role is one of the most important aspects of building great relationships and, ultimately, achieving program outcomes. Drs. Janis Kupersmidt and Jean Rhodes are in the process of evaluating their promising, new evidence-based training, which many programs have already praised for it’s clarity. But other trainings are uneven […]
In this post, I have asked Butch Schuck and Amy Steinhilber to comment on how technology has enhanced mentor training in the National Guard Youth Challenge Program (www.ngycp.org). Butch Schuck serves as the Deputy Program Director for the National Challenge Institute – the training arm for the Youth Challenge program. Amy Steinhilber is the […]
Mentoring Central is the first evidence-based training tool for volunteers. Developed by Janis Kupermidt and her team of researchers at iRT and Jean Rhodes, this web-based product enables follow the EEP with fidelity. Click here to visit Mentoring Central.
Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, Third Edition MENTOR’s keystone publication on mentoring standards has been recently updated and released to include the latest research and practice wisdom available to help mentoring relationships thrive and endure. The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, Third Edition, was sponsored through a generous grant from The MetLife Foundation and, […]
Research Corner 1.0 is an archive of Jean Rhodes’ posts from the National Mentoring Partnership’s Research Corner series. Beginning in the early 1990’s, the articles were posted on mentoring.org with the goal of summarizing peer-reviewed articles as they pertained to a range of topics. Ethical Principles for Youth Mentoring Relationships (PDF), Research Corner. Author: Jean Rhodes, […]