Support & Mentor through On-ground & Online Modalities
Developing relationships with graduate students can be a mutual highlight in the lives of advisors and students, accelerate graduation and entry into the scholarly or professional community, and lead to life-long collaborations and friendships. But how do you best foster this?
- What’s the difference between mentoring and advising?
- How does your support differ through on-ground and online modalities?
- What exactly do your graduate students need from you?
- How do academic programs differ — and do students in certain programs require additional or unique support from you?
Get actionable takeaways when our expert presenter discusses how you can best support your graduate students, both through on-ground and online modalities. You will explore strategies for meeting with students, offering academic advisement, providing career suggestions, and more, for this specific population — especially in light of the current climate.
You’ll walk away with resources and strategies to mentor for engagement, satisfaction and success, as well as ways to support your graduate and professional students during this time of increased stress and uncertainty. Set clear parameters and expectations so that you and your students experience the success and reward that comes from positive mentoring relationships.
Get actionable takeaways so you can:
- Give your graduate and professional students all of the tools they need to succeed in this unique climate — engage, support and mentor your graduate and professional students to succeed academically and professionally.
- Take care to support graduate and professional students' mental well-being during times of increased stress — acknowledge the uncertain, unknown and indeterminate issues facing higher education and professional career paths right now so you can help your students make smart decisions.
- Set clear boundaries and expectations to ensure that all involved have a clear understanding of the nature of the relationship and expectations for it — help ensure that you and your proteges experience the success and reward that comes from positive mentorship experiences.
- Understand the differences between advising and mentoring — consider potential changes to your advising protocol to provide greater support to your graduate and professional students.
Dr. Sarah E. Dalton is an Assistant Professor in the Counselor Education Department at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she advises and supports students from the interview process through graduation. She has developed a unique advising process strategy to meet the diverse needs of graduate students.
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- Materials for your team (handouts, discussion questions, etc.)
- Certificate of completion for each participant
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