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Mentoring Impact and Innovation —  August 2017
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A MESSAGE FROM HANNAH

Dear Colleagues:

In recent weeks, violence and tragedy have made their way into our daily life.  It is important for all of us to take time and reflect on how youth are dealing with tragedy throughout the world as well as in our country and its cities and towns.   Mentor: The National Mentoring Partnership has released a resource document, Supporting Young People in the Wake of Violence and Trauma to better equip program staff and mentors as they engage in conversations with youth about this topic.... READ MORE

MENTORING HIGHLIGHTS
September: Attendance Awareness Month Campaign

It is widely understood that school attendance is a critical step towards student academic achievement. Intuitively, it makes sense that youth need to be in class in order to have a chance at absorbing course material and to apply what they are learning.... READ MORE


National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC): A Success Story

National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) was launched by MENTOR in January 2014. The Center is a comprehensive and reliable resource for mentoring tools, program and training materials as well as access to no-cost training and technical assistance.... READ MORE

Regional Mentoring Collaboratives across Connecticut

The Partnership facilitates bi-monthly meetings in identified regions around the state of Connecticut. Members from the area are provided with mentoring resources, learn best practices and have many opportunities to network with other programs.... READ MORE


Juvenile Justice Contract Awarded to The Partnership

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership has been awarded a contract from the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Court Support Services Division (JBCSSD) to continue the work of the Juvenile Justice Mentoring Network.  The Partnership aligned with JBCSSD in 2012 to establish Connecticut’s first statewide Juvenile Justice Mentoring Network to provide quality mentoring to Juvenile Justice youth.... READ MORE
SEPTEMBER MENTORING TRAININGS
September Mentoring Trainings Slated

Three important mentoring trainings will take place in September at the offices of the The Governor’s Prevention Partnership (GPP), 30 Jordan Lane, Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109. Register now to be a participant..... READ MORE
COMING SOON!
2017-2018 Training and Events Resource Guide

In early September, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership will release its new Training and Events Resource Guide.  The Guide will feature all of the trainings for the coming year covering topics around substance abuse prevention, bullying prevention and mentoring.... READ MORE
MENTORING IN REAL LIFE
Norwich Public Schools Mentoring Program

The mission of the Norwich Public Schools Mentoring Program is to empower youth in the community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. During the 2015-16 year, the program received free technical assistance and training from the National Mentoring Resource Center through The Partnership to create a formal mentoring initiative following the Elements of Effective Practice. The Elements informed the district’s mentor manual development and the subsequent policies and procedures of the program.... READ MORE
DR. MENTOR'S CORNER

Twenty Years and Counting

It seems like yesterday. Mentoring experts, politicians and former and current Presidents of the United States gathered on the steps of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on April, 28, 1997
.... READ MORE

IN THIS ISSUE
A MESSAGE FROM HANNAH
MENTORING HIGHLIGHTS
SEPTEMBER TRAININGS
COMING SOON
MENTORING IN REAL LIFE
DR MENTOR'S CORNER
UPCOMING TRAININGS AND MEETINGS

For more information or to sign up, check out the details on our website.

Desiging and Building a Successful Mentoring Program
Thursday, September 7, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$49.00

Stamford Mentoring Collaborative
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Standard 1: Recruitment
Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$49.00

Standard 2: Screening
Thursday, September 21, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$49.00

Stamford Mentoring Collaborative
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Standard 3: Training
Thursday, October 12, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$49.00

Greater Bridgeport Mentoring Collaborative
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Standard 4: Matching and Initiation
Thursday, October 19, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$49.00

Standard 5: Monitoring and Support and Standard 6: Closure
Thursday, October 26, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$49.00

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