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Designed to develop effective preventative approaches for learning mentors working with the emotional needs of vulnerable youngsters, this resource helps ensure that children and young people can learn ways to feel safe and valued and can build confidence to act independently.Resources for Learning Mentors shows mentors how to help young people: Develop a capacity to set realistic targets Build a positive view of their strengths and abilities Strengthen skills in communication and problem solving Improve their capacity to manage strong feelingsThe author provides comprehensive facilitator notes, activities, and resources to support positive mental health and well being.

Exploring Our Feelings about Who We are
Exploring our feelings about who we are

To promote awareness about internal and external factors that influence the way we perceive ourselves.

  • An introduction to concepts about how we see ourselves in the world, our likes and dislikes
  • An exploration of how society might judge us because of our looks, our image, our culture, etc.
  • Polaroid camera and film
  • A4 sheets of paper x 2
  • Images of mean and boys
  • Pens, glue stick, flip chart paper
  • ‘Introducing me’ form
  • Blank index cards
  • Evaluation sheets.
Check In
  • Welcome participants back to the group and ask if they have had any thoughts about the last session.
  • Reintroduce the ground rules and ask participants if they have anything to add.
Ice Breaker
I am

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