Today, more than ever before, our youth need quality mentors to guide them to fulfill their potential and destinies. Thankfully, there are proven techniques that will help anyone ready to set out on a challenging yet rewarding journey to positively impact the life of someone else.
In a comprehensive reference manual, Robert Lowery relies on his seventeen years of experience as a youth development professional and long-time mentor to share not only his personal story through life and how he came into direct service youth work and mentorship, but also stories from experienced mentors who have impacted the lives of hundreds of young people through their guidance. While leading prospective mentors through a practical roadmap that includes the frameworks, mindsets, and tools necessary to become a quality mentor, Lowery also offers insight into:
• why mentorship is more important today than ever before;
• the characteristics of a good mentor;
• the pitfalls to avoid and challenges to overcome;
• how to effectively mentor those within an organization; and
• the myriad of ways one can become involved in mentorship.
Effective Mentoring is a concise guide that contains personal stories, wisdom, and tools from a seasoned youth development specialist tailored toward anyone interested in becoming a positive role model for today’s youth.