Critical Mentoring

In this unit, we’ll explore Critical Mentoring* as a framework for creating the conditions needed to support and inspire Native youth.

Key terms/concepts:

  1. Creating conditions
  2. Critical Mentoring
  3. Youth-centric
  4. Interdependent sense of self
  5. Group mentoring
  6. Youth-initiated mentoring
  7. Natural mentoring

*Critical Mentoring was coined by Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan in her book Critical Mentoring: A Practical Guide.This chapter will discuss this term as well as add to the concept with other frameworks and models

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