This course is for everyone who works with teens or young adults, especially those interested in building a strong Rites of Passage program for your community, church, family group, school or social group. There are components of mentoring that must be present to have successful outcomes for those mentored such as: The Definition of Mentoring, From Mission to Mentoring, outcomes and Assessments, funding and celebration. The course ends with a symbolic ceremony.
Instructor: Vernita, “Nana Vee”, Terry is known for working to keep culture on the surface of our daily life. In 1999,
she founded The Whole Village Rites of Passage Program, which has empowered more than 300 youth. While training
as a Comer School Development Specialist at Yale University, Nana Vee embraced the "whole village” concept.