Teen Mentoring Toolkit

Tools for planning, implementing and evaluating a quality school or community-based teen mentoring program

Additional Resources

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AMP Mentoring Program Toolkits

Tools for Creating a Community-Based Mentoring Program

Tools for Mentoring in Aboriginal Communities

Tools for Mentoring Immigrant Communities

Bullying and Relational Aggression

Red Cross Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention Resources

Red Cross Bullying and Harassment Prevention Programs

Bullying.org

Stopbullying.gov

PREVNet

Government of Albert – Bully Free Alberta

Government of Alberta – b-free.ca

Society for Safe & Caring Schools & Communities – Tools & Resources

Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities – Brain Development and Healthy Relationships

Conflict Resolution

Teachnology Conflict Resolution Lesson Plans

Diversity

Celebrating Diversity

Teaching Tolerance ‘Mix It Up’ Activities 

Educational Resources

Pathways to Mentoring CTS Courses

Mentoring Matters Mental Health Lesson Plans (Grades 4-6 and Grade 8)

Junior High Mental Health “Be Kind” Kit

Framework for Building Mentoring Relationships in Schools

Evaluation Samples and Resources

The After-School Initiatives Toolkit for Evaluating Positive Youth Development

Evaluation Toolkit: A Guide to Evaluating the Introduction of Asset Development in a Rural Community

FNMI Resources

Tools for Mentoring in Aboriginal Communities

Red Cross Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention Resources for First Nation, Metis and Inuit Communities

Healthy Active Living

Be Fit For Life School Programs

Healthy Relationships

RealTalk – A Resource for Educating Teens on Healthy Relationships 

LGBT Inclusive Environments

Back-to-School Guide for Creating LGBT-Inclusive Environments

Safe Space Kit, Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT Students

Ready, Set, Respect Elementary Toolkit

Think Before You Speak Campaign

It Gets Better Project 

The Trevor Project

GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

LAMBDA GLBT Community Services  

Teaching Tolerance – A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

PFLAG – Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBT People to move equality forward!

Creating a Safe Space for LGBTQ Teens Online Training – National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth

Meaningful Student Involvement

SoundOut – Promoting student voice in school 

Mental Health

Alberta Family Wellness Initiative

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Mental Health and Addiction 101 Series

Here to Help – Mental Health and Substance Use Information

Mind Your Mind

Newcomers

Tools for Mentoring Immigrant Communities

Mentoring Immigrant & Refugee Youth – A Toolkit for Program Coordinators

Positive Youth Development – 40 Developmental Assets

Lions Quest Canada – The Centre for Positive Youth Development 

The After-School Initiatives Toolkit for Evaluating Positive Youth Development

Evaluation Toolkit: A Guide to Evaluating the Introduction of Asset Development in a Rural Community

Strength-Based Mentoring

Strength-Based Mentoring: Nurturing the Social Capacity of Children and Youth to Thrive

Strength-Based Community Mentoring: A Practice Guide for Organizations

Strength-Based Community Mentoring Workbook

Strength-Based Mentoring: A Practice Guide for Mentors

Creating Strength-Based Classrooms and Schools: A Practice Guide for Classrooms and Schools

Strength-Based and Deficit-Based Concepts – A Comparison

Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers

Peer Assistance Leadership Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers

Safe and Caring Youth Action Projects Guide

Teen Mentoring and Peer Mentoring Guides

High School Teen Mentoring Resources 

Training – Initial and Ongoing

Mentor Training Event Toolkit

Mentor Training Session PowerPoint

AMP Online Mentor Training Module

AMP Online Mentee Training Module

Mentor Training Books and Guides

Mentoring Matters Mental Health Lesson Plans

High School Teen Mentoring Resources

Education Northwest Jumpstarting Your Mentors Training Module

National Mentoring Centre Training New Mentors Manual

Mentoring Resource Centre Ongoing Training for Mentors

Example Program Documents from Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area

• View documents from Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area (BGCBIGS).

The surveys, guides and activities provided may be adapted to your individual context for training teen mentors in school or community programs. For more information, contact BGCBIGS.

Example Mentoring Project With Junior High & Elementary

View toolkit materials adapted for use in a class-to-class mentoring project matching junior high student mentors from JD Bracco with elementary mentees from Fraser school, who will be transitioning to junior high school.

Video of junior high students talking about preparing for meeting elementary school littles (mentees).

Example IB Mentoring Project

Sample documents from an IB Mentoring Project, where students from Bellerose high school worked with mentees in elementary schools.

Video of high school mentors talking about personal experiences and benefits of mentoring

 

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