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When

Fri Sep 01, 2017 - Thu Apr 12, 2018

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 through 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 Thursday nights 5pm to 8pm on the University of Alberta Edmonton 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 hours
  • Must be University of Alberta Student

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