Mass Mentoring Partnership offers virtual and in person training and technical assistance to develop and build the capacity of high-quality youth mentoring programs. We provide research-based resources and nationally recognized practices to promote positive outcomes for youth.
We share our resources. Below is a list of our core trainings.
Our four-part training series on developing knowledge, skills and attitudes that help both volunteers and staff at youth-serving organizations develop empowering youth-adult relationships in any setting.
DESCRIPTION: This interactive training is designed to build knowledge, skills and attitudes that help adults connect with and support the growth and development of the youth they serve.
Agenda includes: Thinking Back: getting in touch with young people • Who is being served: brief view of child and/or adolescent development. The importance of Relationships: Review of the research • What can volunteers do? Understanding the Developmental Relationship Model and identifying specific mindsets and activities youth need most. • Race, Class and Ethnicity: their importance in relationship building
CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PRACTICES
DESCRIPTION: Race, class and ethnicity play a major role in how people connect. This training is an introduction to culturally responsive practices, with a focus on self-exploration and reflection.
Agenda includes: In Group/Out Group Experiential Activity • The Four l's of Oppression • Words Matter: Understanding the Terms of Race Equity • Culture and Our World: What's Happening for Young People • Building a More Inclusive Program
HEALING AND TRAUMA INFORMED CARE
DESCRIPTION: This training is designed to build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to support adults working with youth who may have experienced trauma.
Agenda includes: Trauma and Resilience • Trauma and Impact on Development • Principles around Trauma Informed Practices • Climate / Classroom Assessment • Self-Care
DESCRIPTION: This training is designed to provide all the necessary tools and information you need to create and sustain empowering youth-adult relationships through the modality of mentoring.
Agenda includes: Define youth mentoring and recognize the essential components of a quality mentoring program • Apply the Elements of Effective Practice in your program practices
MMP recognizes the high quality standards that member programs are working towards.As a benefit for membership, training fees are separated into two categories: member and non-member.
Partner level members receive four vouchers per calendar year for use at the trainings of their choice
Three-hour training: $49
Full-day training: $89, lunch on your own
Two-day training: $149, lunch on your own
If you would like to learn more about trainings for your corporation or organization or your program is not already enrolled in membership, visit our Quality-Based Membership page or contact Janeen Smith, Senior Manager of Training and Technical Assistance, at firstname.lastname@example.org.