Mentoring Skills Workshops

The Mentoring Skills workshops are designed to enhance participants effectiveness in mentoring students. Designed as a three-part series, each session introduces new content while building on the previous session's learnings to support participants' development as mentors.

Mentoring Skills Workshop Series for Spring:

Session One: Introduction to Mentoring and Giving Feedback
Learning Objectives: Be aware of the characteristics of a good mentor; know the responsibilities of a mentor; know the responsibilities of a mentee; understand the principles of giving feedback; be able to apply a model of feedback in a mentoring relationship.

Session Two: Mentoring Across Generations and Giving Challenging Feedback
Learning Objectives: Name strategies to effectively mentor across generations; demonstrate effective communication skills for building the relationship with your mentee.

Session Three: Emotional Intelligence & Resolving Challenges
Learning Objectives: Name and describe the four components of Emotional Intelligence; apply effective techniques to resolve communication challenges; illustrate methods for mentees to receive the most benefit from the mentoring relationship.

Sessions not included in Spring

Relationship Management, Communication & Resolving Challenges
Learning Objectives: Summarize effective communication techniques; demonstrate effective communication skills for building the relationship with your mentee; distinguish between the different communication styles.

Dates for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Fall Quarter Series

September 15, 22, and 29
9:00am - 10:00am

Via Zoom

Winter Quarter Series

Friday, January 15, 22, and 29
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Via Zoom
For Stanford community only.

Spring Quarter Series

May 21st, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
May 27th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
June 4th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Via Zoom
For Stanford Community Only

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Workshop Facilitators

Lars Osterberg, MD, MPH

Faculty Co-Director, Teaching and Mentoring Academy

Christine Schirmer, EdD

Administrative Director, Teaching and Mentoring Academy