Module 1: Overview of Mentoring / Qualities and Roles of a Mentor
This talk will cover topics on the core elements of mentoring, the mentoring relationship, and the qualities of an effective mentor. It will also include discussions on the difference between formal and informal mentoring, as well as, differentiation of mentoring from counselling and coaching, and a discussion on local and international mentoring programs. Lastly, the talk will cover a discussion on mentor and mentee roles in mentoring. At the end of the talk, the participants are expected to be able to:
1. describe mentoring, and what goes through a mentoring session,2. describe the difference between mentoring, counselling, and coaching,3. identify various mentoring programs in the Philippines and other countries,4. identify the roles of mentors and mentees in mentoring, and5. identify the qualities of a good mentor.
Module 2: Phases of Mentoring
This module on mentoring will illustrate the mentoring phases and what each phase entails. It will present how the mentoring cycle is completed interspersed with some strategies to enable the smooth transition per stage. At the end of the talk, the participants are expected to:
1. know the phases of mentoring, and2. identify strategies in transitioning from one mentoring stage to another.
Module 3: Art of Listening
This session will discuss the art of listening as the heart of mentoring skills. It includes workshops for actual practice of the skill. At the end of the session, participants should be able to:
1. identify & describe some microskills (paraphrasing, summarizing, reflecting emotions) that are helpful in listening, and 2. practice of microskills through role playing.
Module 4: Millenials: Who are They?
This session will give an overview of the current generation’s developmental characteristics and the role of mentoring in assisting positive youth development. At the end of the session, participants should be able to:
1. recognize the distinct characteristics of the adolescents, and 2. identify the possible ways to assist youths towards positive development.
Motivational interviewing is an intentional, person-centered relational style for eliciting behavior change by helping persons to explore and resolve ambivalence. It is based on seven empirically validated principles of what helps people change. (see http://www.motivationalinterview.net/clinical/whatismi.html for a list of the principles)
Participants should have attend Module 3: Art of Listening before they can attend this seminar on Motivational Interview.
Objectives:1. Understand motivation as the probability that a behavior will be performed2. Understand the role of ambivalence in motivation and decision making3. Understand how the mentor's behaviors may elicit or block motivation4. Learn basic attitudinal and behavioral techniques for eliciting motivation in mentees