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When

Thu Sep 01, 2016 - Wed Apr 12, 2017

Where

10135 89 StreetEdmonton, Alberta T5H 1P6CA

About

EDPY mentoring course that is offered through the U of A for Credit. It is a full year course where there is 8 classes/session of theory and then you would complete 30 mentoring hours to receive your 3 credits- this can be used towards a current relationship as well. Some of the topics could include:

· The Ethics of mentoring

· Mentoring Children with Learning Disorders & ADHD

· Mentoring Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

· Mentoring Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

· Mentoring Indigenous Youth

· Mentoring Refugee youth

· Closure of Mentoring Relationships

· Strength Based Mentoring

The course includes:

-eight modules offered on the Edmonton Campus or th rough distance education between September and December;

-a minimum of 30 hours spent mentoring a child through a local mentoring agency during the Fall and Winter terms; and

-guidance from an experienced mentor to guide the student through the experience.


Modules are offered either face-to-face in the evenings on T h ursday nights 5pm to 8pm on the University of Alberta Edmonto n Campus, or online (eight modules that students work through on their own time with the help of an instructor) for students across Alberta.

This course is credit/non-credit open to students of all faculties. No prerequisites are required.

Skills

  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Kids Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 houra
  • Must be University of Alberta Student
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