Prospective mentors will learn best practices for mentoring that will help them develop positive relations once matched with a Scholar.  To be held at the 518 ElevatED Headquarters at 1218 Central Avenue, Albany.

Mentors will go through training exercises that will help them:

  • Understand 518 ElevatED programs​
  • Learn about program policies, expectations, and best practices ​​
  • Learn how to build trust and use a strengths-based approach  ​​
  • Demonstrate active listening techniques  ​​
  • Understand confidentiality  ​​
  • Understand the challenges of family engagement​
  • Practice through role-plays and feedback  ​​
  • Know where to find resources, guidance, and help​

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