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Rooted in Relationships Podcast series with guest Jean Rhodes: Mentorship is a rich opportunity for positive development from youth to adulthood

Episode 2.6 – Jean Rhodes – Mentorship is a rich opportunity for positive development from youth to adulthood The mentor-mentee relationship can be particularly rich for both individuals. Mentors can connect mentees with opportunities and guide them through important educational, professional and personal stages in their lives. In this episode of Rooted in Relationships, former […]

July 28 Webinar: Mentoring in the ‘New Normal’: Maximizing Participant Engagement in These Still-COVIDy Times

Date: July 28, 2022, 01:00 PM EST Mentoring programs had to quickly adapt at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to meet the needs of families and mentors while keeping everyone safe. Join MENTOR in learning more about how to augment youth, family, and mentor engagement during these times based on recent research and practices. […]

Addressing Students’ Unequal Access to Social Networks

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022 | 1:30PM – 2:15PM EST | 521 Room D Relationships play an influential role in youths and their sense of their future selves. Schools that equitably unit family, community members, and industry experts into their institutions have the potential of expanding students’ long-term career perspectives. Join this session to learn […]

[Webinar] Incorporating a Strengths-Based Mindset into Mentor Training and Program Policies

Date: Jun 23, 2022 01:00 PM EST Building a strengths-based mindset is essential for promoting youth & family potential. However, it takes more than just good intentions to guarantee its incorporation into mentoring programs. Join this month’s webinar to learn more about how mentoring practitioners can build & sustain a strengths-based approach to program development […]

[Webinar] Introduction to Healing Centered Restorative Engagement

Date: May 26, 2022, 01:00 PM EST Healing Centered Restorative Engagement (HCRE) promotes a strengths-based approach to working with youth and acknowledges the detrimental effects toxic stress and trauma have on youth well-being. Join this webinar to learn a) why HCRE is vital for proactivity to individual trauma and b) why a healing focus is […]

[The Sala Series Podcast] Ep. 8: Mark Shapiro & David Shapiro

Tune in to The Sala Series Podcast, hosted by Dalen Cuff & Monica McNutt. In the eighth episode, Mark & David Shapiro discuss their journey together as well as the importance of investing in mentorship. To listen to the episode, please click here.

[Webinar] 2022 Youth Mentoring Research Symposium

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 1-4 PM EST; Special poster session from 6-7 PM, and Thursday, April 28, 1-4 PM. Registration is now open for the 2022 Youth Mentoring Research Symposium (virtual). Join researchers to discuss the state of mentoring topics that affect public policy & philanthropy, in addition to methodologies and frameworks for conducting more […]

[Webinar] From Crisis Into Capacity: Research and Practice Lessons from the Pandemic to Inform the E-Mentoring of Tomorrow

Date: Apr 25, 2022 12:00 PM EST E-mentoring became essential for programs at the onset of the pandemic. With the increased usage of this approach, more and more researchers are studying it. Join Dr. Michelle Kaufman (Johns Hopkins University) and moderator Mike Garringer (MENTOR) to learn more about a) what makes e-mentoring work and b) […]

[Webinar] Fueling A Relationship Movement: Workplace Mentoring and Sustaining Young Employees

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[Webinar] Expectations and Boundaries: Helping mentors approach the “toughest kids” in the best ways

Date: Apr 21, 2022, 01:00 PM EST Although many people sign up to become mentors to form intimate bonds and make a positive change,  they eventually face obstacles that challenge their initial expectations. Join MENTOR for a conversation on establishing realistic expectations and boundaries in mentorships, and how powersharing in developmental relationships, complex trauma, implicit […]