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This power-point discusses what mentoring is and the effects of it. You will read about how mentoring can effect an individual and you will also learn about a few mentoring programs within the United States.

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  1. 1. Mentoring<br />By: Anthony Avery<br />
  2. 2. Why Did I Pick This Topic?<br />
  3. 3. Thesis<br />The goal of my presentation is to explain what mentoring is and how it can make difference in someone’s life and your own life.<br />Mentoring is something that can change the lives of many people. Participating in mentoring programs could make America a better place by helping people with social issues and emotional stresses. <br />
  4. 4. What is Mentoring/ Why Mentor<br />Sustained relationship between an adult and child or an older child to a younger child<br />Mentoring is Beneficial to all, even those who don’t participate.<br /> Benefits our community<br /> Benefits our state<br /> Benefits our Nation<br />
  5. 5. What is a Mentor<br />A mentor is a person who looks out for another person. <br />A mentor should be willing to:<br /> volunteer<br /> offer advice and guidance<br /> commit to help someone at-risk<br /> spend time and energy to get child on the right track.<br />
  6. 6. Types of Mentoring<br />One on One<br />Group mentoring<br />Peer Mentoring<br />Mentoring via e-mail/internet<br />
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  8. 8. One adult to up to four young people is considered group mentoring.<br />Several adults working with small groups of young people<br />Ratio should not be greater than 1:4<br />
  9. 9. Peer Mentoring<br />
  10. 10. Result of Peer Mentor<br />Personal Development<br />Communication<br />Decision making and problem solving<br />Conflict resolution/violence prevention<br />Describe the 4<br />
  11. 11. E-Mentoring<br />
  12. 12. 46% less likely to begin using drugs<br />27% less likely to use alcohol<br />
  13. 13. More Statistics<br />60% improve relationships with adults and 56% improve relationship with peers<br />64% of students develop more positive attitudes towards school<br />62% are more likely to trust teachers<br />64% develop higher self confidence<br />55% are better able to express their feelings<br />
  14. 14. 59% get better grades overall<br />38% achieved higher grades in social studies, languages, and math<br />52% is less likely to skip school<br />73% raise their goals<br />
  15. 15. Who Is At-Risk<br />Teens who have been suspended, expelled, been truant, or had their grades drop.<br /> teens who are verbally abusive<br /> teens who struggle with basic family rules and expectations<br />Does the parent have difficulty getting the teen to do basic household chores and homework?<br />Has the teen had problems with the law?<br />    13. Is the teen sexually promiscuous?<br />    14. Has the teen’s appearance or personal hygiene changed?<br />    15. Is the teen deceitful and manipulative?<br />    16. Has the teen been caught stealing money or personal items from their family?<br />    17. Is the teen severely lacking in motivation?<br />    18. Does the teen sometimes lie regarding their activities?<br />http://www.at-risk.org/whois-atrisk.html<br />
  16. 16. Who Is At-Risk Cont.<br />    6. Does the parent have to pick their words carefully when speaking to the teen, so as not to elicit a               verbal attack or even rage from them?<br />    7. Is the teen in danger of dropping out of high school?<br />    8. Does the teen associate with a suspect peer group?<br />    9. Has the teen lost interest in former productive activities, sports, hobbies, or childhood friends?<br />    10. Has the teen ever displayed any evidence of suicide?<br />    11. Does the teen seem depressed / withdrawn?<br />    12. Does the teen ever display violent behavior?<br />    19. Does the teen display outbursts of temper?<br />    20. Does the teen lack self-worth and self-esteem?<br />    21. Does the teen defy established rules regardless of the consequences?<br />    22. When trying to deal with the teen, do the parents feel powerless?<br />    23. Does the teen have a problem with authority? <br />    24. Do the parents suspect the teen is experimenting with drugs or alcohol?<br /> <br />
  17. 17. Other Ideas<br />Paying it Forward/altrusim<br />Community Service<br />UM Challenge<br />
  18. 18. Pay It Forward<br />
  19. 19. Community Service<br />
  20. 20. Who Can Be A Mentor?<br />People who…<br />Want to help people<br />Have fun<br />Change a life<br />Anyone<br />
  21. 21. Mentor Training<br />A Movable Feast of Coaching and Mentoring Exercises<br />Keeping good Coaching and Mentoring Boundaries<br />Emotion vs. Objectivity<br />Conflict Defuser<br />Blame vs. Effective Behavior<br />Coaching and Mentoring Styles<br />Coaching and Mentoring Hints and Tips<br />Why Coaching and Mentoring?<br />The Roles of a Coach and Mentor<br />Skills Needed For Effective Coaching and Mentoring<br />Building Confidence as a Coach or Mentor<br />Understanding Feedback as a Coach or Mentor<br />Helping your Mentee choose what to do next<br />Personal Coach - Mentor's Declaration and What's Next<br />
  22. 22. WHY YOUTH NEED MENTORS <br />Peer Pressure <br />Substance Abuse <br />Sexuality <br />Child Abuse and Family Violence <br />School Safety and Violence <br />Depression and Suicide <br />Nutrition and Health Care <br />Faith and Religion <br />Social and Time Management <br />Career Exploration and Part-Time Work <br />
  23. 23. WHAT MENTORS ARE NOT <br />Parents <br />Counselor<br />Social Workers<br />
  24. 24. Benefits to Mentor<br />Mentors gain personal and professional satisfaction in helping a youth. <br />Mentors gain recognition from their peers. <br />Mentors gain improved interpersonal skills. <br />Mentoring focuses the mentor outside of him/herself. <br /> Mentoring promotes deeper understanding of teen and societal problems. <br />
  25. 25. Benefits to Youth<br />Exposes youth to a positive role model <br /> Helps to focus youth on their future and on setting academic and career goals <br /> Exposes youth to new experiences and people from diverse cultural, socio-economic, and professional backgrounds <br /> Provides youth with attention and a concerned friend <br /> Encourages emotional and social growth <br /> Fosters increased confidence and self-esteem <br />
  26. 26. Mentoring Programs<br />BBBS of America<br />Village Nation<br />Kids for Change<br />National Cares Mentoring Movement<br />Michael Baisden<br />100 Black Men of America<br />Boys & Girls Club of America<br />Mentoring Center<br />National Mentoring Month<br />Mentoring quotes, free mentoring pics…google me<br />
  27. 27. BBBS<br />Founded by Ernest Coulter in 1904<br />By 1916 spread to about 96 cities across the country<br />In 1977 Joined forces with Catholic Big Sisters<br />BBBS currently runs in all 50 states and twelve countries<br />http://www.bbbs.org/site/c.diJKKYPLJvH/b.1539751/k.BDB6/Home.htm<br />
  28. 28. Mentoring Center<br />Founded in 1991<br />Located in California<br />Created to serve as a technical assistance and training provider<br />Served more than 800 mentoring programs<br />Worked with more than 25,000 youth and volunteer mentors<br />http://www.mentor.org/about_us.html<br />
  29. 29. National Mentoring Month<br />Created by the Harvard School of Public Health and Mentor.<br />Been around for nine years<br />Works with national media to bring about awareness of mentoring and to motivate people to volunteer to mentor.<br />http://www.nationalmentoringmonth.org/about_nmm/<br />
  30. 30. National Mentoring Center<br />Located at Education Northwest<br />One of the worlds number one training and technical assistance providers for youth mentoring programs.<br />Has over 20 years of experience.<br />http://educationnorthwest.org/nmc<br />
  31. 31. Application<br />
  32. 32. Upper Merion on Display<br />

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