Webinars, Podcasts and Forums

[Distinguished Lecture Series] Using Visual Methods to Research Adolescents’ Trust Within: Supportive Youth-Adult Relationships

Date: August 12, 2021 12:00PM EDT Trust is key to supportive youth-adult relationships yet also dynamic and abstract. Visual methods can be used during data collection to enhance the nature of interview data, helping participants better recall the past and think through abstract concepts (Copeland & Agosto, 2012), like trust. In this talk, I will […]

3 Interactions With a Mentor Can Help a Student Graduate. Here’s How.

By Goldie Blumenstyk Produced by Carmen Mendoza Following is a transcript of the conversation. “College to most students is that experience. It’s stepping onto a campus, feeling like a stranger in a strange land. And there’s so much that can be accomplished in college when someone has the right relationships at the right time.” —Jackson […]

[Webinar] Career Readiness Resources for Youth Serving Programs

Date: July 22, 2021, 1:00 PM EST In this upcoming MENTOR webinar, American Student Assistance (ASA) will share free tools and resources that organizations can use to help youths with career exploration. They will also talk about which tools and resources discussed during this event that mentoring pairs are using.  This webinar will have live […]

[Webinar] Amplifying the Voices of Black Girls

Date: June 17 at 1 – 2:30 PM EST In this month’s collaborative mentoring webinar series, MENTOR will talk about how Black girls’ voices can be amplified, as well as how people can become better allies.  The panelists will also discuss relevant issues that are affecting girls today.   To register for the event, please click […]

[Distinguished Lecture Series] How can youth mentoring research can help improve outcomes for Turkish youth in the criminal justice system

Date: June 3, 2021 12:00 PM EST  There is an acceleration of the prison population in Turkey, with incarceration rates being one of the highest per capita in Europe (Walmsley, 2016). Official statistics of the Turkish Ministry of Justice (2019) indicate that youth incarceration and probation rates have quadrupled in the past decade. Those alarming […]

2021 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring

The 13th annual and 2nd virtual Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring will focus on the theme of mentoring and mental health, exploring how mentoring supports the mental health of young people and discussing strategies for effectively mentoring youth with mental health needs. Online sessions will feature leading scholars and will include time for participants to […]

[Webinar] Social and Emotional Learning: Exploring Models and Strategies for Mentoring Programs

Date: May 20, 2021 1:00 PM EST In this month’s collaborative mentoring webinar series, MENTOR will be hosting a panel to discuss how social and emotional learning (SEL) can be incorporated into mentoring programs.   The panelists will also discuss ways that mentors, mentees, parents, and staff can get involved in the curriculum-building process.  To register […]

Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Adar Ben-Eliyahu and Limor Goldner

Distinguished Lecture Series Hosted by the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring The Mentor’s Perspective: Mentoring as a meaningful lifelong experience Featuring:  Adar Ben-Eliyahu Senior Lecturer, Chair of Consortium on Youth/Children in Prolonged Crisis, University of Haifa Limor Goldner Senior Lecturer, Head of the School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021, […]

[Webinar] ECEBM Book Club – Older and Wiser by Prof. Dr. Jean Rhodes

Date: May 26th, 2021, 3:30 PM CEST  Professor Jean Rhodes will be having a conversation with professor Levi van Dam about her new book, Older and Wiser: New ideas for youth mentoring in the 21st Century for the European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring’s upcoming book club event.   Despite the scant evidence of mentoring programs being effective, […]

[Webinar] Caregiver Engagement: A Key to Quality Mentoring and Social Justice

Date: Apr 15, 2021 01:00 PM EST Although familial adult figures have influential roles in quality youth mentoring matches and their children’s futures, parents, guardians, & caregivers of color and those from working-class backgrounds are often excluded from mentoring programs.    This webinar highlights the detriments of devaluing marginalized parents & caregivers and discusses how this […]