Webinars, Podcasts and Forums

[Webinar] Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach to Mentoring Justice-Involved Youth

Date: May 23, 2023, 01:00 PM EST Many justice-involved youths encounter traumatic experiences and are likely to display survival mode coping approaches. Given how they can be perceived as unmotivated, rebellious, and hesitant to participate in mentorships, they can be a difficult population to engage with. Join this webinar to learn more about supportive and […]

[Webinar] Moving Towards a Wellness Environment in the Workplace

Date: May 18, 2023, 01:00 PM EST Have you ever felt bad for feeling stressed, frustrated, and/or overwhelmed about your workplace? Have you ever wondered why you feel unsatisfied working in an environment doing something that you enjoy? Join this webinar to learn how joy can be integrated into the policy culture of institutions and […]

[Webinar] Jean Rhodes and Alexandra Werntz: Scaling mental health services through technology-enhanced mentoring

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Central Time Description: 2022-2023 Digital Mental Health Lecture Series The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) Northwestern University, in collaboration with the Society for Digital Mental Health  Jean Rhodes, Ph.D. and Alexandra Werntz, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Boston, Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring  “Scaling mental health […]

2023 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring

Overview The 14th annual Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring will be held in-person at Portland State University in July 2023. The upcoming Summer Institute will focus on the theme of mentoring to address the public health issue of loneliness and social isolation. Sessions with leading scholars will explore how mentoring can promote connection, social inclusion, […]

[Webinar] Successful Mentoring Program Expansion: Breaking the Mold

Date: Apr 20, 2023, 01:00 PM EST How can organizations sustain or bolster their services while simultaneously addressing the diminishing presence of staff members, mentors, and mentees due to burnout, COVID-19 concerns, and other related stressors? Join this workshop to learn more about new approaches that promote program expansions that thrive. To register for the […]

[Webinar] Youth Town Hall: A call for mentoring to support our mental wellness and well-being

Date: Mar 16, 2023, 01:00 PM EST Mentors are excellent sources of support for youth, who are experiencing a variety of challenges and issues. Join this webinar to learn about youths’ experiences, what they want from mentors, and how they continue to hope. To register for the event, please click here.

[Webinar] Leveraging Assets to Address Resource Gaps in Rural Mentoring

Date: [UPDATED] Feb 16, 2023, 01:00 PM EST Although 18% of American youth (13.4 million) live in rural communities, only 10% of U.S. mentoring programs are located within their areas. Join this CMWS webinar to learn about the panel members’ creative strategies and the innovative partnerships they have created. To register for the event, please […]

[Webinar] National Mentoring Month: Celebrating Your Efforts in January and Beyond

Date: Jan 19, 2023, 01:00 PM EST National Mentoring Month is an opportunity for everyone involved in the mentoring field to gather, celebrate our dedication to mentoring, reflect on the work done the past year, and evaluate future possibilities in the field. Join this webinar to learn about how National Mentoring Month is being celebrated […]

[The Credible Messengers Podcast] Episode 4: Credible Messengers in K-12 Schools

Do Credible Messengers play a role in K-12 schools? Tune in to the fourth episode of The Credible Messengers Podcast to learn about the current landscape in traditional and alternative public schools with the host, Brittany LaMarr. Guest speakers include… Leighton Johnson (Ice The Beef) – a mentor at an alternative high school in New […]

[Webinar] Disability Inclusion Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Date: Jan 12, 2023, 01:00 PM EST How can we make mentoring programs more accessible for youth with disabilities? Mike Garringer (MENTOR), Genelle Thomas, and Kristin Humphrey (Partners for Youth with Disabilities) will be discussing the brand-new Disability Inclusion Supplement to EEPM, a guide that assists mentoring programs make sure that their service deliveries, procedures, […]