Core mentee training

  • AUDIENCE: Mentees (8 – 18 years old)

  • METHOD: In-person, instructor-led curriculum

  • LENGTH: 30 minutes

  • DESCRIPTION: 6 lessons

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Building the Foundation for Mentees

Prepare mentees to participate in a close, positive, effective relationship with their mentor through learning about what mentoring is, the roles their mentors should and should not play, what they contribute to building the relationship, and how to get started.


Stelter, R. L., Kupersmidt, J. B., & McNeil, S. (2016, October). What is a mentor? Building the foundation web-based training for mentees and their parents. Paper presented at the 2016 Society for Research in Child Development Technology and Media in Children’s Development Special Topics Meeting. Irvine, California.

Stelter, R.L., & Schwartz, S. (2015, January). Helping close the mentoring gap: Innovative approaches to training and engaging youth and their caregivers. Paper presented at the 2015 National Mentoring Summit: Expanding the Mentoring Effect, Washington DC.


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