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, Mentor Colorado, Illinois Mentoring Partnership, Mentor Center of Palm Beach County, Indiana Mentoring Partnership, Institute for Youth Success at Education Northwest, and the Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania. 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 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!
Mentoring can support immigrant youth as they navigate the challenges of a new culture. Join December’s webinar to learn what mentoring programs can do to effectively serve immigrant youth and their families. Panelist include Dr. Ashmeet Oberoi, National Mentoring Resource Center Research Board member and Clinical Assistant Professor of University of Miami, and Susan Nomi, Director of Programs for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Oberoi will summarize current research related to effective mentoring for first generation immigrant students that includes volunteer mentors and school relationships with teachers and peers. As a program lead for the “Conversation Club,” Ms. Nomi will share learnings and engaging strategies from their group mentoring program that is creating a safe and culturally supportive space for newcomer youth.
Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ESTRegister
Correction: The Twitter chat date is January 4, 2017 not January 7, 2017 as represented in the recording.
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