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Family Matters: Family Engagement as a Strategy in Strengthening Mentoring Relationships

April 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT

While mentoring programs emphasize the bond between mentors and youth, mentoring programs must also acknowledge the crucial role families play in the relationship. Learning to effectively engage caregivers and other family members can lead to stronger and more positive mentoring experiences and outcomes for the youth we serve. Involved caregivers and families are more apt to have a positive view of their child’s mentoring relationship and to be more supportive of the match.

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