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2018/19 Training Courses

A. Pre-service Training

Training outline
  1. Objective and mode of operation of the “Life Buddies” Scheme
  2. Mentoring activities planning skills
  3. How to be an outstanding mentor
  4. How to communicate smart with the youth
  5. Needs of the youth
  6. How to inspire the youth in conducting life planning
Schedule of training sessions
  1. 26 September 2018 (Wed) 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  2. 28 September 2018 (Fri) 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  3. 13 October 2018 (Sat) 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Note: The three sessions are identical in content.

Trainer

Mr Tony Lo Wai-yip, Service Supervisor, Education & Employment Service, The Salvation Army

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B. Advanced Training

Training outline
  1. Mentor Experience Sharing
  2. Concept of Life and Career Planning
  3. Questioning Techniques
  4. How to make good use of questioning techniques to guide the youth in conducting life and career planning
Schedule of training sessions
  1. 5 January 2019 (Sat) 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  2. 16 January 2019 (Wed) 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Note: The two sessions are identical in content.

Trainer

Mr Tony Lo Wai-yip, Service Supervisor, Education & Employment Service, The Salvation Army

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2017/18 Training Courses

A. Pre-service Training Course (3 hours)

Training outline
  1. Objectives of “Life Buddies” Mentoring Scheme
  2. Difficulties faced by youth nowadays and the role of mentors
  3. Programme planning
  4. Expectations of schools and mentees on mentors
  5. Topical sharing: esports, social media, etc.
  6. Coordination of the Scheme
Schedule of training sessions
     Pre-service Training – Period: September to October 2017

B. Mentors’ Thematic Workshop─ S.M.A.R.T. Communication with Youths (3 hours)

Training outline
  1. Perception towards youths and understanding of their needs
  2. Concept of“life and career planning”
  3. Principles and practice of guiding youths in considering their“life and career planning”
  4. S.M.A.R.T Goal & Communication
Schedule of training sessions
     Mentors’ Thematic Workshop – Period: 6 December 2017 and 20 January 2018

2016/17 Pre-Service Training

Objectives

  1. To strengthen the spirit of volunteerism;
  2. To understand the needs of young people and to communicate effectively with them;
  3. To help perform the role of youth mentors for better outcome.

A.  Pre-Service Basic Training Course  (3 sessions, 3 hours each)

  1. Volunteerism and Good Practice
  2. Building Trust with Youth
  3. Be an Effective Youth Mentor

     Schedule of training sessions

     Pre-Service Basic Training - Period: February to June 2016

 

B. Sharing and Advanced Training Course  (3 hours)

  1. Mentors' experience sharing
  2. Techniques on handling termination stage of mentoring activities
  3. Reflection on and consolidation of mentoring service

    Schedule of training sessions

    Sharing and Advanced Training- Period:

    February to March 2017