Children and Youth in Care and Mentoring Program Design - Episode 26

Children and Youth in Care and Mentoring Program Design – Episode 26

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Children and Youth in Care and Mentoring Program Design Download the new Children and Youth in Care and Mentoring program Design Document here: albertamentors.ca/yic-mentoring While all young people experience profound benefits from a mentoring relationship, some young people have experienced more barriers and require a mentor with more sophisticated training, support and a deliberate program design. Join us for a …

The Common Outcomes Initiative Evaluation from a Funder Perspective with Kim Turcotte and Sheilah Pittmann

The Common Outcomes Initiative Evaluation from a Funder Perspective with Kim Turcotte and Sheilah Pittmann – Episode 25

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AMP Learning Day 2018: The Common Outcomes Initiative Evaluation from a Funder Perspective with Kim Turcotte and Sheilah Pittmann Common Outcomes Initiative (COI) began close to two decades ago. It is a partnership between three major funders and funded agencies who have worked together to develop common outcomes, indicators and evaluation processes. In 2017, the Common Outcomes Initiative participated in …

Outcome measurement and Evaluation with Cynthia Wild

Outcome measurement and Evaluation with Cynthia Wild – Episode 24

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AMP Learning Day 2018: Outcome measurement and Evaluation with Cynthia Wild Cynthia is the Director of Service Delivery for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area and shares with us learnings, Insights, and tangible tips on how to improve your outcome measurement and evaluation practices in your work in a mid to large size mentoring agency. From communicating to …

Learnings from the Circle Project with Stacey Dakin

Learnings from the Circle Project with Stacey Dakin – Episode 23

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AMP Learning Day 2018: Learnings from the Circle Project with Stacey Dakin Join us as Stacey Dakin, the Circle Project Manager, leads us through a presentation on program design, training considerations and program evaluation. Originally titled, “Mentoring for Change, Mentoring for Good”, the Circle Project is a partnership between BBBSC and three member agencies, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand …

Data Strategies to Improve Collective Outcomes with Jason Lau

Data Strategies to Improve Collective Outcomes with Jason Lau – Episode 22

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AMP Learning Day 2018: Data Strategies to Improve Collective Outcomes with Jason Lau Data Strategies to Improve Collective Outcomes: This presentation is an introduction to the Secondary Analysis to Generate Evidence (SAGE) initiative and overview of preliminary results from a survey we are sending out to get a better understanding of community organizations’ current practices and needs related to data …

Better Grants, Better Evaluations with Terri Dauter

Better Grants, Better Evaluations With Terri Dauter – Episode 21

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AMP Learning Day 2018: Better Grants, Better Evaluations With Terri Dauter How can you build evaluation processes into your work? This project targets marginalized and behaviorally challenged youth who are at risk of dropping out of school, perpetuating familial and social cycles of poverty, sexual abuse, violence, addiction and mental illness by building capacity through healthy relationships. While we didn’t …

Episode 20 AMP Learning Day 2018 - MentoringMinute Podcast

The Alberta Mentoring Partnership Learning Day 2018 – Episode 20

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AMP Learning Day 2018 While we didn’t host a National Mentoring Symposium in 2018, the Alberta Mentoring Partnership in conjunction with the Faculty of Extension (U of A) and the Community University Partnership were excited to host AMP Learning Day 2018! A learning day specifically themed around research, evaluation, and knowledge mobilization— with a focus on tangible, pragmatic tactics you …

Nerd’s Corner A Short Guide to Evaluative Thinking - MentoringMinute Podcast

Nerd’s Corner: A Short Guide to Evaluative Thinking – Episode 19

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Nerd’s Corner: A Short Guide to Evaluative Thinking: Jason Daniels joins us from the Evaluation Capacity Network and the Community University Partnership to share with us all about how we can use evaluative thinking in our work to improve our programs, policies and practices to enhance positive outcomes for children and youth. Click here to listen to the podcast! Download …

Episode 18 - Corporate Mentoring in Action

Corporate Mentoring in Action – Episode 18

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Corporate mentoring in action: Building a happier, more productive workplace through a youth mentoring program partnership: How much does your department or company spend annually on corporate professional development? How often does your church or union lament declining member engagement or employee satisfaction at work? How often have you wanted to “give back” to the community at work beyond a …

Episode 17 - Expanding the Circle into Alberta

The Aboriginal/Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program: Expanding the Circle into Alberta – Episode 17

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This Podcast describes the Aboriginal/Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program (A/IYMP). A/IYMP is a 20-week, peer-led afterschool program delivered by Indigenous high school students for their younger elementary-aged peers. A/IYMP promotes wellness, resiliency, and overall positive mental health, including Mino-Bimaadiziwin (the way of the good life). This after-school health promotion program is informed by Indigenous worldviews and practices. It builds on the …