Title

Untapped Potential: Empowering Teens as Mentors in Urban Settings

Focused Area

Youth-At-Risk in Urban Settings

Relevance to Focused Area

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Primary Strand

Family & Community

Relevance to Primary Strand

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Brief Program Description

Mentoring has many proven, positive benefits for underserved and/or at-risk youth populations. This workshop educates participants on a beneficial and often overlooked version of mentoring: cross-age peer mentoring programs (CAMP). The model presented in this workshop equips youth-serving agencies to implement a CAMP that fosters collaboration among community members, families, and schools.

Summary

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Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

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Start Date

11-7-2015 8:30 AM

End Date

11-7-2015 9:45 AM

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Nov 7th, 8:30 AM Nov 7th, 9:45 AM

Untapped Potential: Empowering Teens as Mentors in Urban Settings

Mentoring has many proven, positive benefits for underserved and/or at-risk youth populations. This workshop educates participants on a beneficial and often overlooked version of mentoring: cross-age peer mentoring programs (CAMP). The model presented in this workshop equips youth-serving agencies to implement a CAMP that fosters collaboration among community members, families, and schools.