Program Best Practices
January 2024 LENS Meeting Recap: Mentor Recruitment Best Practices

TMP's January 2024 LENS Meeting was all about mentor recruitment best practices.  Check out the recap for key highlights!

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion — Program Best Practices
Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color

Helps mentoring programs leverage the power of group mentoring to benefit all participants.

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Youth Sports
Everyday Mentoring Weekly Text Tips for Coaches

These Everyday Mentoring weekly text tips will help youth sports coaches better support their athletes on and off the field.

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School-Based Mentoring
Relationship-Centered Schools: A Framework for Leveraging Mentoring School-Wide
Relationships matter now more than ever and especially in schools. TMP's Relationship-Centered Schools framework helps school districts activate the power of strong relationships for all students!
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Program Best Practices
Post-Pandemic Volunteer Recruitment Strategies

Check out this recording from our May 2023 LENS Meeting (Learning, Engaging, Networking and Sharing) all about mentor recruitment strategies and approaches.

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Youth Mental Health
Mentoring and Youth Mental Health Guide

Available in both English and Spanish, this guide shares information and resources about youth mental health and the unique role adults have in suporting mental wellness for all young people.

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Youth Mental Health
Youth Mental Health Program Checklist
A checklist designed to help mentoring programs evaluate their youth mental health supports and resources.
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Building Relationships
Making the Most of Mentoring

This activity card provides tips for youth on how to build their networks and map out their goals.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion — Program Best Practices
Inclusive Mentoring for Youth with Disabilities Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Addresses how programs can adequately train mentors/staff members, design and evaluate their services and assess their policies and procedures to be more inclusive of those with disabilities.  

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Program Best Practices
Group Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Helps mentoring programs leverage the power of group mentoring to benefit all participants.

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Peer Mentoring — Program Best Practices
Peer Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Research-based best practices to help practitioners and funders plan and deliver strong peer mentoring programs.

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Program Best Practices — Workplace Mentoring
Workplace Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

A how-to guide of best practices for workplace mentoring programs.

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Program Best Practices
E-Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Best practices for e-mentoring programs.

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Program Best Practices — Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
LGBTQ Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Step-by-step operations guidance to develop safer, more affirming and responsive mentoring relationships for LGBTQ+ youth.

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Program Best Practices
Critical Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

An accessible, working collection of information and ideas that constitute a framework for critical mentoring.

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Program Best Practices
STEM Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Research-backed and practice-based tips specifically for STEM mentoring programs. 

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Building Relationships
Everyday Mentoring

Everyday Mentoring recognizes that adults everywhere can make a mentoring difference for youth in their daily lives.

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Training
Characteristics of Children and Youth
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Child Development
Understanding Characteristics of Children and Youth
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What is Mentoring
Is a mentor supposed to act as another parent for my child?
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Benefits of Mentoring
Does mentoring make a difference?
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What is Mentoring
Why mentoring?
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What is Mentoring
What is mentoring?
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Role of Parents & Guardians
What is my role?
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Additional Resources
The National Mentoring Partnership
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Additional Resources
Chronicle of Evidence Based Mentoring
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Additional Resources
Education Northwest
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Benefits of Mentoring
Youth Want More Mentors
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Benefits of Mentoring
Mentoring Improves Academic Outcomes for Youth
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Benefits of Mentoring
Mentoring Can Help All Types of Youth
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