Mentor Support

THE KEY QUESTIONS for this section

  • What is the relationship between initial and ongoing training and follow up support?
  • What ongoing support activities and groups are needed for effective mentoring?
  • What ongoing support activities and groups are needed for protégés?
  • What ongoing support activities and groups are needed for supervisors?
  • What should be the balance between expert versus peer support for each stake holder?
  • How often should support groups meet for each stake holder?
  • What should be the goals of the support groups for each constituent group?
  • Mentoring of Mentors
    • Why is the “Mentor of Mentors” role needed?
    • What is the support role of a Mentor Program Coordinator as “Mentor of Mentors”?
    • What is the actual process of mentoring the mentors?
  • What written program materials and handbooks are needed for each stake holder group?
  • What technological or other forms of support should be developed and provided to each stake holder group?