Webinars, Podcasts and Forums

[Webinar] Teaching social emotional competencies in mentoring programs

Thursday, November 21, 2019 1-2:15 PM Eastern This webinar will explore a national definition of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and how mentoring can contribute to young people’s social emotional development. Presenters will discuss successful strategies of integrating the Search Institute Assets of social emotional learning into a mentoring strategy, interviewing to assess SEL competence, and […]

[Webinar] Peer Mentoring: Considerations for your Program

Thu, Oct 24, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT For young mentees and mentors, peer mentoring has been shown to yield large benefits for these two groups, especially when peer mentors are provided ample training and support, and youth are allowed to lead. This webinar will focus on best practices for peer mentoring programs. […]

Learning from the Field of Work-Based Mentoring

by Jean Rhodes For decades, the fields of youth mentoring and work-based mentoring have operated on parallel tracks–covering the same terrain but somehow unaffected by of each other. With few exceptions (e.g., the excellent  Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring, which is edited by Professors Tammy Brown and Lillian Eby), disciplinary boundaries have gotten in the way of learning what […]

[Webinar] Mentoring to and through College

Mentoring to and through College Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00PM – 2:15PM EDT Not only can applying and getting to college be a daunting endeavor, but also navigating the higher education system, once you are there, can be an even more overwhelming and mystifying experience, especially for young people whose families never attended college. Programs […]

Reflections on Research Podcast Series

New Research Sponsored by OJJDP The Reflections on Research podcast offers practitioners, policymakers, and leaders in youth mentoring a fun and accessible way to learn about the latest research and reflect on the practical applications of new research to their work. Listeners will hear directly from the research community in a conversational space as leading […]

[Webinar] Fighting Toxic Relationships with Healthy Ones: Mentoring Youth who Experience Commercial / Sexual Exploitation

Fighting Toxic Relationships with Healthy Ones: Mentoring Youth who Experience Commercial / Sexual Exploitation Thursday, August 16, 2019 1:00PM – 2:15PM EDT This webinar explores the high challenges faced by Commercially and Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC), and the value of positive mentoring relationships in helping young people resist and overcome these abuses. Our panel centers […]

Webinar: Making the Connection-STEM & MENTORING

MAKING THE CONNECTION: STEM & MENTORING Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:00PM – 2:15PM EDT Increasing exposure and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is currently a large focus of many youth serving programs around the country. This webinar will focus on research-informed best practices and strategies that mentoring programs can implement to strengthen […]

Webinar: Mentoring Youth Impacted by Opioids

Mentoring Youth Impacted by Opioids Thursday, June 20, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT The effects of the opioid epidemic have been devastating to communities across the country. This webinar will address considerations for mentoring programs serving youth and families impacted by opioid and substance misuse. Presenters will discuss the effects of the opioid […]

Webinar: Strategies for Studying the Attunement and Cohesion of Mentoring Relationships

Strategies for Studying the Attunement and Cohesion of Mentoring Relationships May 13, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT This webinar is part of the National Mentoring Resource Center’s ongoing series of learning opportunities for researchers and scholars who may be studying or evaluating mentoring relationships and programs. This webinar will discuss strategies for assessing […]

Upcoming Webinar on Co-Regulation Supports for Adolescents

Creating Co-Regulation Supports for Adolescents: What, Why, and How  Monday, May 20, 3:00-4:00 PM Eastern   The term “co-regulation” has typically referred to younger children, but is now being broadly applied to describe an interactive process of support within the context of caring relationships across the lifespan. Like early childhood, early adolescence is a time of rapid […]