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Mentoring Program Resources

Last Revised: Oct 06, 2015 - Initial Posting: May 07, 2007
Purpose

Mentoring is an element of ROMA National Goal 1: Low-Income People Become More Self-Sufficient as shown in a growing number of studies that have revealed significant associations between youth’s involvement in mentoring relationships and positive developmental outcomes.

Description

Please LET US KNOW if you have suggestions of any MENTORING PROGRAM items that might be added.

This posting offers many great tools and resources to help help with the development of mentoring initiatives:

MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership

MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership was established to expand the world of quality mentoring. MENTOR works with a strong network of state and local Mentoring Partnerships to leverage resources and provide the support and tools that mentoring organizations need to effectively serve young people in their communities.  Items available through MENTOR include:

  • Elements of Effective Practice Toolkit with over 160 ready-to-use tools including editable versions that you can download and adapt to your program's needs.
  • Mentoring Impact
  • Mentoring Program Resources

National Mentoring Center National Mentoring Center

The Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's National Mentoring Center has developed a comprehensive set of program development materials and curriculum, along with other resources, that are available for use by any mentoring program.

The ABC’s of School Mentoring (Technical Assistance Packet)

Mentoring Technical Assistance Project
Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS)

The Mentoring Technical Assistance Project provides free technical assistance and training to community and school-based organizations throughout California.

    • What Makes Mentoring Work?
    • Starting a Mentoring Program
    • Orientation for Mentors
    • Finding Mentors
    • Orientation for Mentees
    • Mentoring Programs: Improving Academic Performance
    • Creating a Safe and Effective Mentoring Program
    • Designing An Effective Training Program for Your Mentors
    • Foster Youth Mentorship Training for Program Managers
    • Mentoring Program Basics for New Managers
    • Preparing Mentees for Success: A Program Manager’s Guide
    • Responsible Mentoring
    • Risk Management for Mentoring Programs

EMT Mentoring Publications

Mentoring is one area of focus for EMT, which addresses evaluation, management, and training needs of public and non-profit organizations nationwide.

Mentors Peer Resources

Mentors Peer Resources is a source of documents, manuals, training materials, and mentor program details.

Additional Mentoring Program Resources

Outcomes

Mentoring is an element of ROMA National Goal 1: Low-Income People Become More Self-Sufficient as shown in a growing number of studies that have revealed significant associations between youth’s involvement in mentoring relationships and positive developmental outcomes.

Contact

Kenneth Ackerman, Virtual CAP Project Manager
434.295.8802