Research into Practice Webinar Series: Part 2 with Sophia Duck

When
October 26, 2020 at 11am (EST)
Where
Webinar

MENTOR Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Mentoring Research, will be inaugurating its Research into Practice Webinar Series this fall with three talks focusing on ways to enable youth to expand their networks of supportive and caring adults. The webinars will showcase the latest research related to youth mentoring as well as innovative program practices. Researchers and mentoring professionals will share their findings and practices about webs of supports, cultivating mentoring mindsets, and youth-initiated mentoring. Join us to learn more!

Part 2: Everyday Mentoring with Sophia Duck

This second webinar of it's series, co-hosted by the Canadian Centre for Mentoring Research, will provide participants with an overview of The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania's workshop on Everyday Mentoring. The training is designed to provide caring adults with the tools they need to continue a successful, high quality relationship with the youth in their lives through experiential learning. The discussion about Everyday Mentoring will highlight the importance of a strong youth-adult relationship, and how to enhance the skills necessary to support a young person.

Sophia Duck is the Training Coordinator at The Mentoring Partnership, where she develops trainings for mentors and mentees, manages a pool of facilitators that reinforce the work, and provides technical assistance for mentoring programs. Sophia joined TMP after serving as the Program Manager for the GoodGuides Mentoring Program at YouthWorks, a Program of Goodwill SWPA. Prior to transitioning to youth development and the non-profit field, Sophia worked in collegiate athletics as a media relations contact at three universities. Sophia is a volleyball coach. She holds a BA in Media Communications from Pitt and a MS in Sports Leadership and Professional Advancement from Duquesne. Sophia believes in the power of mentoring and serves as such while coaching volleyball year round. She holds a BA in Media Communications from Pitt and a MS in Sports Leadership and Professional Advancement from Duquesne.

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