1574828754 paperback alkaline paper 9781574828757
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Introduction: mentoring with a purpose Handouts for mentoring program providers What are developmental assets? An asset-building checklist for mentoring organizations What's different about mentoring programs that build assets? Incorporating asset-building strategies into mentor recruitment Incorporating asset-building strategies into mentor screening Incorporating asset-building strategies into orientation and training Incorporating asset-building strategies into match support Handouts for mentors What is my role as a mentor? Frequently asked questions about being a mentor What are developmental assets? What is asset building? The role of peer mentors Developmental stages of young people Safety, liability, and boundaries Making the time: including your mentee in your already busy life Mentors aren't made of money Engaging in good conversation Little things can mean a lot! Modeling positive behavior Common phases of a mentoring relationship Are we having fun yet?! Motivating your mentee to want to learn Family relationships Keeping things fresh Seeking additional support Exploring opportunities for growth What to do when the relationship ends Looking back on your mentoring experience Handouts for mentees My mentor's role in my life Communicating with my mentor What are developmental assets? Handling conflict with my mentor Saying good-bye to a mentor Looking back on your mentoring experience Handouts for mentors and mentees to use together Conversation topics for introducing yourselves Deeper conversation topics Keeping track of our scheduled get-togethers How did things go today? Identifying common interests Reflecting on the asset categories Bridging generational differences Avoiding stereotypes Exploring our differences and similarities Free and low-cost activity ideas A year's worth of mentoring activities Setting and reaching goals Handouts for families of mentees The mentor's role in your child's life Supporting your child's relationship with a mentor Mixed feelings What are developmental assets? Staying in the loop with your child's mentoring experience Supporting your child through phases of a mentoring relationship Helping your child say good-bye to a mentor.