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Feb 8

Develop rapport and mentor relationships with students that increase engagement in program.

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm CST

Virtual Event

Date: February 8, 2022
Time: 10:00-11:30 CST

Learn a staff MENTOR framework and process for creating respectful, trusting, and non-judgemental partnerships with students. This framework creates shared language among staff and helps staff establish a process for creating authentic mentor relationships with vulnerable and traumatized learners.   Additionally, the Model teaches staff techniques and strategies for building rapport and using daily motivational CARE conversations to fuel a mentor relationship.  Learn how to keep learners open, committed, and progressing towards program goals and outcomes beyond the program honeymoon phase and  during periods of volatility and vulnerability .

The Mockingbird MENTOR Model is influenced from the Camden Coalition Healthcare model.   


Webinars are recorded

Program implementation resources available to ECHO Members. 

CEUs available upon request

Virtual Workshop

Develop rapport mentor relationships with students that increase engagement in program.

When: Feb 8, 2022 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This webinar is designed to help program's develop  a framework  and shared understanding for how to create MENTOR relationships. 

This webinar also offers concrete rapport building and communication strategies for any staff interested in building authentic and non-judgemental relationships with students.

Meet Tamara Thompson
Tamara Thompson, M.S., is CEO and founder of Mockingbird Education. She is an award-winning educator and has received state and national recognition for both instruction and curriculum.
Tamara is a former 2003 Teacher of the Year for the Austin area, a recipient of the Michael Jordan Foundation’s Innovation Grant Award, a recipient of Southern Poverty Law’s Teaching For Tolerance Grant Award, a former YBUSA Teacher Fellows and in 2010 was awarded a Research Doctoral Fellows at University of North Texas in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.


February 8
10:00 am - 11:30 pm CST
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