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To receive partial financial support for the training, please apply for a Scholarship.

The next training will be: August 26 & 27, 2017

At the Mentor Training, you will:

  • Understand the significance, scope, and limits of your role as mentor
  • Develop the skills and attitudes you need to work effectively as a group or individual youth mentor
  • Reflect upon your own experiences as a youth, teenager, and youth adult
  • Practice deep listening and relationship-building techniques
  • Practice a model of communication useful in conflict resolution
  • Understand the process of creating a safe youth mentoring circle, including the importance of establishing group guidelines
  • Practice leading small- and large-group activities in preparation for circle mentoring
  • Build understanding of the needs and qualities of various ages, and learn how adults can best support youth at each age
  • Learn to set appropriate boundaries with your mentees and their families
  • Gain greater understanding of child sexual abuse and Mandatory Reporting guidelines for all adults who work with youth in the state of Oregon
  • Learn from the successes and challenges that experienced mentors have faced
  • Understand The Rose Circle’s program requirements and support services offered to our mentors
  • Receive answers to your questions about the mentoring experience
  • Build confidence as you prepare to start working as a mentor—in a circle or in a one-on-one mentoring relationship
  • Volunteer commitment is not required for participation.