Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring, University of Minnesota
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Minnesota has developed a free online curriculum for the professional development and training of research mentors. The program entitled Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring. The mentor training program engages learners through text, audio, mini-presentations, self-assessments, and other interactive activities. Content is organized into the following five modules:
- Mentoring models
- Mentor roles and responsibilities
- Structure and dynamics of the mentoring relationship
- Strategies for facilitating the mentoring process
- Strategies to address challenges in the mentoring process
You can register here for the online training program. Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring training program takes approximately 90-120 minutes to complete and learners can review the curriculum at their own pace.