Every training is custom designed to provide the optimum learning experience for each participant. We believe training should be interactive, effective and fun. We can develop training according to your budget. Although we provide several trainings throughout the year, we can also travel locally to train.
Level #1 training. (2-3 hours)
The purpose of this training is to provide each mentor with helpful concepts and best practices of mentoring. This training has three sections:
Level #1 training (sample agenda)
Meeting You Where You Are
Meeting Youth Where They Are
What is Mentoring
Q & A
Level #2 training. (2 hours)
This training is developed for mentors who have been mentoring at least two months. We assess the skills and experiences of mentors. Then we provide opportunities for mentors to learn from each other. We also provide tools and guidance to deepen the mentor/mentee relationships.
Level #2 training (sample agenda)
Table talk- group activity to learn from each other
Motivational Interviewing – instruction to help mentees solve own problems
Activity- practice motivational interviewing with group
Level #3 training (sample agenda)
Share success stories – activities
Facing challenges together- activities
Role plays- addressing the challenges
Special instructions i.e. closure letters, parent interaction etc. (based on group)
Special Classroom management training. (2 hours)
This training will benefit anyone working with a group of three or more youth in a group. It is perfect for educators, youth counselors or clergy. Some of our clients are Y.M.C.A. Durham Schools, Durham Sheriff Department, to name a few. The purpose of this training is to help facilitators maximize the learning experience of the class by managing the classroom effectively.
Activity #1 – Getting to know each other
Activity #2- Defining a well-managed classroom
Establishing expectations and procedures
Who is tis middle/high school child?
Activity # 3 – How should you react? (4 scenarios)
Maintain an Effective classroom
Activity # 4 – Assigning Teams
Questions and Answers