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Not to worry. Our webinars are listed below. You can still view them by registering for the webinar. Once registration is complete, a link to view the webinar will be emailed to you.
Our in-person trainings are usually offered a few times a year, so please check back often. You can also inquire about a specific training by contacting Mary Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webinar: Tips and Tools for Training Mentors
Properly preparing mentors to be successful is essential to creating quality mentor relationships. Join Lisa Bottomley, Senior Specialist at the Michigan State University Extension Children and Youth Institute, as she examines best practices and provides an overview of training activities from the Ready to Go: Mentor Training Toolkit curriculum from Michigan State University. Participants will receive a free copy of each training activity that is reviewed.
Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their Impact on the Mentoring Relationship
Understanding what Adverse Childhood Experiences are and their impact on children allows for a stronger mentoring relationship with youth who have been affected by these kinds of experiences. Join the Baltimore Child Abuse Center as they provide an overview of the ACEs study by the Center for Disease Control, where research uncovered 10 common adverse experiences that are proven to have detrimental outcomes as children mature into adults. Mentors will learn about ACEs, explore their long-term effect on youth, and identify strategies they can use to help youth build resilience against negative consequences.
Webinar: Understanding Youth and Adolescent Development to Foster Positive Mentoring Relationship
Understanding youth in their developmental journey allows for better mentor engagement and an overall stronger mentoring relationship. Join Karen Francis, a Children’s Mental Health Consultant, as she provides an overview of youth and adolescent development. Mentors will learn how youth and adolescents change as they age, and gain tips and tools for how to foster positive and effective mentoring relationships.