Congratulations to New Mentor Grads!
22 Direct Care Professionals graduated from Iowa CareGivers' "A Call to Mentoring" on May 1, 2013. The two day program was hosted by Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny. Participants discussed ways to mentor fellow direct care professionals and left with a Mentor Magic Kit containing tools to aid them in their roles as mentors.
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“A Call to Mentoring”©
“A Call to Mentoring”© program has two components:
- “A Call to Mentoring: Mentor Manager Toolkit”©
- “A Call to Mentoring: A Direct Care Professional’s Guide to Mentoring”©
Component One: For Employers:
“Mentor Manager Toolkit”©
The “Mentor Manager Toolkit” is designed especially for employers of direct care/service professionals such as home health aides, certified nursing assistants, hospice aides, direct support professionals, and others who provide most of the hands on care and support to older Iowans and kids and adults with disabilities.
The “Mentor Manager Toolkit walks employers through the steps to ready their organization to develop, implement, maintain, and evaluate the ICA’s direct care professional peer mentor program.
The toolkit is:
Easy to Access
Easy to Use
Easy to Understand
Suitable for Various Care and Support Settings
Downloadable, Printable, and Modifiable
Adaptable to All Employment Settings
Based on Lessons Learned
Reviewed by Employers from Various Settings
IF YOU ARE READY TO GET STARTED CLICK HERE.
Component Two: For Direct Care Professionals
“A Direct Care Professional’s Guide to Mentoring”©
"A Direct Care Professional's Guide to Mentoring" is designed for direct care professionals (certified nursing assistants, home health aides, direct support professionals, patient care technicians, and hospice, rehabilitation, and medication aides). This two-day program helps prepare direct care professionals to become peer mentors at their places of employment.
Congratulations to 29 Direct Care Professionals Completing “A Call to Mentoring” in June
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Future classes will be scheduled.