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    Review 1. Mentoring is becoming one of the most popular social interactions in the United States today, with an estimated 3 million youth in formal one on one relationship (Rhodes & DuBois 2006, pg 254). Youth mentoring is shown to help youth, especially those at risk in terms of education, problem behavior job readiness, reduction in substance abuse or other anti -social behavior. Most mentoring is community based, in contrast to school based, and most target at risk populations (Jekielek & Moore 2002, paragraph 6). Mentoring programs can help establish a positive relationship with at least one caring adult and youth. These relationships are the corner stone of an effective mentoring program. Even, though each piece of literature…

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    infrastructure for youth. In turn, these smaller educational communities provide more attention and personalization to better prepare youth for the real world. Internal changes of educational structure work in collaboration with teachers, advisors, and community advocates. Personalization programs that connect youth with adults are becoming more and more common. Mentoring programs are a great form of inclusion strategy. MODEL provides intervention for at-risk youth older than those in…

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    Hub Life Mentoring Program

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    The practices embraced by the Hub life organisation and its association with mentorship acts as an apparatus to increase wellness of youth facing relative poverty, by the provision of guidance and support from respected adults. It is this support that aspires to improve the opportunity available to youth facing poverty, whether it be educational or financial, and in turn practice the principles of social justice. Hackman (2005, p.104) affirms that social justice is not only the valuation of…

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    Big Brothers Big Sister

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    Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America is a volunteer-based intervention organization that has assisted the youth population by changing their perspectives and giving the youth the opportunity to reach their full potential. The organization’s procedure is pairing a child with a mentor which results in building a strong relationship with unrestricted potential. Mentors go through background checks and necessary training to be able to volunteer as a big brother or a big sister. In the present paper,…

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    Traditional Mentoring

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    people most successful in this endeavor “don’t dictate or shout, but empower and leave control in the hands of youth” (“How to connect with today’s youth: Part 1…

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    week, for at least an entire year. The mentors are not encouraged to provide academic support but be a genuine adult for the youth to have a stable, caring adult in the life of the child other than their parent or guardian. Mentor-mentee relationships can also be allowed to develop as a community mentorship with the program, and some pairs…

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    Youth Mentoring Essay

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    The youth, it is said that they are the hope of the new generation. But what happens if at an early age they fall victim and/or exposed to a society that is plagued by racial discrimination, use of illegal drugs, pornography that led to rape and unwanted pregnancies, robberies, gang wars in schools that cause death by shootouts, and to many to mention and indeed very depressing. This is the society that youth today see everyday. It is a reality and a sad fact that we must accept as part of our…

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    My mentors during undergraduate and professional training taught me that learning is a process of personal growth. As a teacher and mentor at the University of North Carolina, I have come to appreciate the profound impact that my own teachers and mentors had on this process. It is now clear to me that I succeeded most when my teachers developed an interactive, safe, and intellectually stimulating mentoring environment. By allowing me to ask questions and attempt to answer those questions myself,…

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    Mentor Reflection

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    As everyone talks about how amazing the Technology Management Program is at UCSB, I could not agree more and now fully understand what they mean and thoroughly enjoy these classes. I am excited to be able to apply our TMP 111 speaker’s ideas and advice to my day to day life in the present as well as influencing my decisions and choices for the rest of my life. The thing I enjoyed most about the speakers were their ability to relate back to us college students, and provide a realistic example…

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    HLT Mentorship Analysis

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    successfully when helping other students learn these concepts, a skill I could incorporate into my HLT mentoring. Additionally, I am an active member of the Investment Banking Workshop. Through the workshop, I have met and helped over twenty sophomore students in their pursuit of gaining acceptance into the workshop. Mentorship and giving back are both emphasized heavily by Professor Haeberle, both of which I have taken seriously. I would love to expand my mentoring ability while I still have…

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