Group Life Skills and Mentoring

 

Life Skills and Mentoring

for Groups of Girls and Young Women in Public Schools

A Lunchtime Group Activity Creating Relationships and Conversations with Adult Volunteer Mentors

 

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A great little book to be used by anyone interested in long-term group mentoring for groups of girls and young women.  It also a great resource for parents, older sibling who want to help guide younger girls through the challenges of middle and high school, community volunteers, and faith organizations.

The topics covered are:

1 THE PROCESS

PROCEEDING WITH CONFIDENCE AND A STUDENT-CENTERED FOCUS

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS TYPE OF ACTIVITY?

WHY OFFER GROUP MENTORING IN THE SCHOOLS?

HOW DID YOU KNOW TO START A LUNCHTIME ACTIVITY?

CHANGE! NEW PROCESSES AND RELATIONSHIPS

DO THE WRITE THING CHALLENGE PROGRAM AND VIOLENCE

WHY VOLUNTEERS?

WHAT IS THE LOCAL NEED?

THE RISKS

HOW IT STARTED

TERMS USED IN THIS LITTLE BOOK

2 PEOPLE

WHO ARE THE PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS?

THE ON-SITE TEAM

CUSTOMERS, WHO ARE THEY?

OTHER THAN THESE CUSTOMERS, WHO ELSE MIGHT BENEFIT?

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KEEP IT SIMPLE?

THE FOUNDER/ACTIVITY LEADER

WHAT ROLES DO PEOPLE HAVE?

3 PROCEDURES

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION IS THE BOSS

 PRIVACY

SAFETY AND SECURITY

TOUCHING

PHOTOS

RELIGION AND POLITICS

MONEY

AWARDS

OUTSIDE SUPPORT AND AGREEMENTS

4 A PHYSICAL PLACE AND EQUIPMENT

A PLACE TO GATHER AND THINGS THAT ARE USEFUL

5 THE PROCESS

GROUPS IN ACTION

THE DETAILS OF THE MEETINGS

SCHEDULING

WHAT TO DO AT A MEETING

IT’S ALL ABOUT RESOURCES, NOT CURRICULUM

20 FAVORITE TOPICS

GROUP DYNAMICS IN A COACHING ENVIRONMENT

TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS

PROBLEM SOLVING

THE FIVE STAGES OF GRIEF

TIPS FOR LEADING THE GROUP THROUGH SENSITIVE TOPICS

SUMMARY

Appendix A: Resume Activity for Students

Appendix B: Special Activities for Students

Appendix C: Teen Pregnancy

©2017 by Debra J. Hadsall