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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.

How to Use the Programmes
How to use the programmes

At the beginning of the programme you should provide each young person with a folder to store the work safely. These will contain activity sheets, any work they produce during the sessions and their evaluation forms. The sheets in each session should be printed from the CD-ROM included with this book.

When an activity belongs to one particular session you will find it printed as a thumbnail at the end of the session notes.

Each session includes notes for the facilitator, which explain the aims and how to run the activities.

The sessions are flexible and activities can be carried over to following sessions if discussion from the participants becomes important. The majority of sessions are managed comfortably within ...

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