Training New Mentors
Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)
March 2001, 56 pages
This report provides background on and outlines suggested activities for pre-service training of new mentors. Among the goals of pre-service training are helping prospective mentors understand the scope and limits of their new roles, develop the skills and attitudes necessary to perform well, and embrace the concept of positive youth development. Mentoring program trainers get tips on good practices for facilitating training sessions. Also contains sample handouts and evaluation forms.