Stenger, Mary Lou
College for Professional Studies
Master of Nonprofit Management
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The school-based peer-mentoring program will address the need for youth to feel valued in their community, increase school attendance and teach social emotional skills. The high school seniors will be trained in EmoSmart Leadership curriculum and pass the knowledge on to middle school youth. Mentors will receive 30 hours of training before they meet with the middle school youth. They will meet once a week in a school setting for the entire school year. The mentoring will be on a one-to-one basis. This program will use best practices for program design. Both Mentor and mentee will benefit from their interactions. This author intends for Douglas County Partners and similar organizations to use this information to expand their mentoring programs.
Date of Award
© Jessica Summers
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Summers, Jessica, "Starting a School-Based Peer Mentoring Program for Douglas County Partners" (2006). Student Publications. 409.