Training Your Mentors
Keeping the Relationship Going
1.What’s a Value?
(25 minutes)Participants meet in groups to facilitate an icebreaker activity.
(15 minutes)Participants review materials for training mentors to benonjudgmental.
(20 minutes)Participants take a stand based on their values.
4.What If “Life Happens”?
(15 minutes) The group discusses challenges that can arise for facilitatorsduring training workshops.
5.Helping the Relationships Grow
(30 minutes)Small groups explore ways to help their mentors learn to value dif-ferences.
6.Now What? Providing Ongoing Support and Training
(15 minutes)Participants discuss strategies for providing support groups fortheir program’s mentors.
Connections to Other Training Sessions
This session is intended as the last of four sessions designed to helpprograms train their mentors. The information and strategies referredto in this session are related to these JUMP trainings:•“Preparing to Facilitate”•“JUMPstarting Your Mentors”•“Connecting and Communicating”If members of your training group have already attended any of thosesessions, you may want to draw on information they have learnedthere. If they have not yet attended those sessions, you will want to,where appropriate, encourage them to attend in order to reinforceand add to the information that is covered during “Keeping the Rela-tionships Going.”