Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series

Webinars

The Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention through the National Mentoring Resource Center and facilitated in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership. These webinars would not be possible without the planning team, which includes the following Mentoring Partnerships: California Mentoring Partnership, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, Grizzlies Foundation, Illinois Mentoring Partnership, Indiana Mentoring Partnership, Institute for Youth Success, Kansas Mentors, and Mentor Colorado. Through ongoing planning and evaluation of the latest developments in the field, this team delivers a webinar each month focused on strengthening mentoring practice, sharing new resources, and helping the field put research into practice. Mentoring practitioners interested in the Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series are encouraged to visit The National Mentoring Resource Center, which is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency and facilitated in partnership with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership. Free technical assistance is available, along with approved quality mentoring materials. Take advantage of this resource today to strengthen your program’s services to youth!

Webinars are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday* at:

  • 10:00AM-11:15AM Pacific
  • 11:00AM-12:15PM Mountain
  • 12:00PM-1:15PM Central
  • 1:00PM-2:15PM Eastern

Webinars are free and online. Links to register for the upcoming webinar, with full descriptions and panelist information, are posted in the month leading up to the webinar. Check back periodically as plans for each month are finalized! *Please note that the June webinar will take place on the fourth Thursday of the month instead of the third.

Upcoming Webinar

Next Live Webinar

Partnerships Drive Success: Using Cross-Sector Collaborations to Build Capacity in Youth Agencies

Partnering with local organizations, other mentoring and/or youth agencies and businesses can help mentoring programs expand their services beyond the current program model, recruit more qualified mentors and maximize their fundraising efforts. Join this webinar to explore how programs can identify, support and cultivate valuable cross-sector partnerships and build strategic partners.

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT

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Archived Webinars

The Restorative Power of Mentoring for Sexually Exploited Youth (May 2017)

Facilitator:

Kendan Elliott, MANY

Panelists:
  • Dr. Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Center for Combating Human Trafficking
  • Ann Wilkinson, My Life My Choice
  • Tiffany Wilhelm, La Causa
  • Susan Spagnuolo, MANY
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

ReEntry Mentoring: Conversations from the Field on Working with System-Involved Youth (April 2017)

Panelists:
  • Hannah Granfield, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership
  • Tina Banas, Family ReEntry
  • Ronin Davis, The Council of State Governments Justice Center
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Designing and Implementing Group Mentoring Programs (March 2017):

Panelists:
  • Tommy McClam, YouthBuild USA
  • William Figueroa, Los Angeles Team Mentoring
  • Jerry Sherk, California Mentoring Partnership consultant
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Blank Group Mentoring Activity Development Matrix  Group Mentoring Program Development Matrix  Build a Company Group Mentoring Exercise  Group Mentoring Development Manual  Good News, Bad News: A Standard Sharing Exercise  Watch Video

Girls of Color ROCK: How Programs Empower, Encourage and Energize Our Girls (February 2017)

Host:
  • Cheryl Howard – Neal, Director of Programs & Partnerships at MENTOR Illinois
Panelists:
  • Mischa Toland, Founder and CEO of Greatness Now® and Girls as CEOs Foundation
  • Jamila Trimuel, Founder and Executive Director, Ladies of Virtue
  • Kelly Fair, Founder and Executive Director, Polished Pebbles
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

NURTURING SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL GROWTH IN YOUNG PEOPLE (January 2017)

Panelists:
  • Celeste Janssen, Director of the Institute for Youth Success at Education Northwest
  • Diane Wallace Booker, Executive Director of U.S. Dream Academy, Inc.
  • Kathy Brennan, Research and Evaluation Advisor at AARP Foundation Experience Corps
  • Libra Riley, Education Strategy Advisor at AARP Foundation Experience Corps
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

MENTORING IMMIGRANT YOUTH: SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS FOR NEWCOMER YOUTH (December 2016)

Host:
  • December LeTexier, Indiana Mentoring Partnership
Panelists:
  • Ashmeet Oberoi, University of Miami
  • Susan Nomi, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

National Mentoring Month: Mentoring In Real Life (November 2016)

Host:
  • Jennifer Merrill, MENTOR
Panelists:
  • Matt Meyersohn, MENTOR
  • Sarah Boison, America’s Promise Alliance
  • Amanda Granger, American Graduate Day
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides Correction: The Twitter chat date is January 4, 2017 not January 7, 2017 as represented in the recording. Watch Video Additional Resources

Maximizing the Potential of Corporate Partnerships (October 2016)

Hosts:
  • Audrey Siegfried, Mentor Colorado
Panelists:
  • Daniel Horgan, MENTOR consultant
  • Meredith Fontecchio, Deloitte
  • Ashlee Chapman, Communities In Schools
  • Pam Giller, Communities In Schools
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides Watch Video

Capturing Youth Outcomes: An Introduction to the Measurement Guidance Toolkit for Mentoring Programs (September 2016)

Hosts:
  • Michael Garringer, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
  • Meghan Perry, Institute for Youth Success at Education Northwest
Panelists:
  • David DuBois, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Carla Herrara, Independent Consultant
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides Watch Video

Making the Right Match: A Discussion with Experienced Practitioners (August 2016)

Panelists:
  • Russel Dains, FRIENDS FIRST
  • Donnovan Karber, Christian Association of Youth Mentoring
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides Watch Video

PREPARING MENTEES AND FAMILIES FOR SUCCESSFUL MATCHES (July 2016)

Panelists
  • Dustianne North, Ph.D., M.S.W., California Mentoring Partnership
  • Jerry Sherk, M.A., California Mentoring Partnership
  • Sarah Schwarz, Ph.D., Suffolk University
Resources:

 Build an Ideal Mentor for mentees  Training New Mentees  MenteeSeries6  Pet Peeves  Youthbuild Mentee Training Toolkit  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

BUILDING FUTURE LEADERS THROUGH STEM MENTORING (June 2016)

Panelists
  • Laura Batt, Sea Research Foundation’s Mystic Aquarium
  • Charlie Lindquist, Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program
Resources:

 The Corporation for National & Community Service’s STEM Toolkit  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Mentoring in Rural Communities: Traveling the Distance to Facilitate Your Program (May 2016)

Panelists
  • Amanda Jamison, Heart of Oregon Corps
  • Kimberly Briard, Take Stock In Children Palm Beach County
  • Tina McGuinness, Gunnison Valley Mentors
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Activity-Based Mentoring: Can Structured Activities Make Mentoring Better? (April 2016)

Panelists
  • Seth Ehrlich, SOS Outreach
  • Edith “Winx” Lawrence, Young Women Leaders Program
Resources:

References  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Career-Focused Mentoring: A Pathway for 21st Century Opportunities (March 2016)

Panelists:
  • Erin LaBarge, SAP
  • Lori Mastromauro, New York City Mentoring Program
  • Miles Warren, JP Morgan
Resources:

Research Corner: Work Based Mentoring NYC Mentoring Program Action Steps NYC Mentoring Program Guidelines  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Mentoring in the Age of Technology (February 2016)

Panelists
  • Panelists: Kate Schrauth, iCouldBe.org
  • Camille Stone, WeTeachScience.org
  • Lindsay Page, researcher at The University of Pittsburgh
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Assuring Your Financial Future: Strategies to Sustain Your Program (January 2016)

Panelists
  • Susan Weinberger, Mentor Consulting Group
  • Jerry Dash, VIP Mentoring, Inc.
Resources:

 2015 DOJ Grants Financial Guide  Family Foundation Report  Family Philanthropy Trends to Watch…  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Mentoring Youth from Military Families: Lessons Learned & Effective Strategies (December 2015)

Panelists
  • Antoinette Basualdo-Delmonico, Boston University
  • Jim Seevers, Dare Mighty Things
  • Bonnie Campbell, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County
Resources:

 Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

National Mentoring Month: Amplifying Your Voice (November 2015)

Panelists
  • Liz Hardy, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
  • Carla Hagan, Midlands Mentoring Partnership
  • Brandon Leppke, TeamMates Mentoring Program
  • Susan George, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid-South, Inc.
Resources:

 2016 Mentoring Month Plan of Action  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

School-Based Mentoring: Strategic Interventions to Maximize Positive Youth Outcomes (October 2015)

Panelists
  • Dr. Robert Balfanz, Johns Hopkins University, School of Education
  • Cheryl Ward, Columbus City Schools
  • Abby Fisher, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Resources:

 Early Warning System Implementation Guide  On Track for Success  Continuous Improvement Action Plan Summary  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Cultural and Class Conflicts in Mentor-Mentee Matches (September 2015)

Panelists
  • Brian Sales, MENTOR
  • Pamila Gant, Mentoring Works Washington
  • Desiree’ Robertson, Grizzlies TEAM UP Youth Mentoring Partnership
Resources:

 Example of Activities Part I  Example of Activities Part II  Diversity Discussion Starters  Webliography  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

College Access Mentoring: Preparing Students for Graduation and Beyond (August 2015)

Panelists
  • Tammy Pearson, Director of Project Leadership
  • Tracy Butler, a national speaker and consultant
Resources:

 Why Practice for the SAT?  Sample Mentoring Partner MOU  Indiana CCM Program Assessment  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Innovative Recruitment: Creative Strategies for Finding Long-Term Mentors (July 2015)

Panelists
  • Lisa Bottomley, Michigan State University Extension
  • Jayne Cravens, Coyote Communications
Resources:

 TVR Tips  Presentation Grid  Recruitment Plan  Blank Recruitment Plan  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

“They always come, and they never say goodbye:” Healthy Closure in Mentoring (June 2015)

Panelists
  • Renee Spencer, Boston University
Resources:

 Resource Packet  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Including and Welcoming LGBTQ Youth in Mentoring Programs (May 2015)

Panelists
  • Dr. Christian Rummell, American Institutes for Research
  • Leslie Chudnovsky, Supporting Our Youth Mentoring Program (SOY)
Resources:

 List of Additional Resources  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Peer Mentoring: A Discussion with Experienced Practitioners (April 2015)

Panelists
  • Margo Ross, Psy.D., Center for Supportive Schools
  • Tammy Potts, Basehor-Linwood Mentors & CareCats
Resources:

 List of Additional Resources  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

A New Lens for Mentoring: Trauma Informed Care (March 2015)

Panelists
  • Laurie Vargas, M.S., PPSC, Mentoring for Sucess
Resources:

 List of Additional Resources  Strategies for Mentoring Youth Affected by Trauma  Self Care Assessment  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Using Research to Inform Your Mentoring Program (February 2015)

Panelists
  • David DuBois, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Jennifer Tyson, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Resources:

National Mentoring Resource Center Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring Mentoring Partnership Network  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

Leveraging Mentoring to Support Black Male Achievement (January 2015)

Panelists
  • Shawn Dove, The Campaign for Black Male Achievement
  • Steve Vassor, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
  • Natalie Meade, Maryland Mentoring Resource Center
  • James M. Riddick, Jr., Operation Reach Back
  • Sarah Kremer, Acknowledge Alliance
Resources:

Institute for Black Male Achievement National Mentoring Month Black Star Project  Download the Presentation Slides  Watch Video

View additional Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series video presentation archives.