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Mentoring Youth in Reentry

Target audience: Frontline and senior staff of community-based mentoring programs

Level: Introductory

Time: 30-40 minutes

This module explores the typical experiences of youth in reentry, as well as strategies for mentoring this population. It also addresses such practical concerns as recruiting and supporting mentors and working with juvenile justice professionals.

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the strengths and challenges of youth in reentry.
  • Describe the essential components of a mentoring program for youth in reentry.
  • Critique strategies related to recruiting, training, and supporting mentors to work with youth in reentry