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IMTPC: International Mentor Training Program Certification
 
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IMTPC Certification Requirements

  1. REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 1/REGULAR CERTIFICATION

    1. AMOUNT/DURATION OF MENTOR TRAINING: a minimum of 15 hours

Option One: Level 1 Tutor Certification plus 5 hours of Mentor Training

Option Two: 15 hours of mentor training

 

    1. TRAINING FORMATS: one or more required
      1. Workshops
      2. Quarter or Semester Courses
      3. A combination of one of the above with no more than 3 hours of individualized, self-paced training.
    2. AREAS/TOPICS TO BE COVERED IN MENTOR TRAINING

 Option One: (Required)

      1. Level 1 Tutor Certification plus
      2. The Role of the Peer Mentor
      3. Peer Mentoring Do's and Don'ts
      4. Professional Ethics for Peer Mentors
      5. Establish Rapport & Motivating Mentees
      6. Plus Electives to total 15 hours (See list of electives at the end of this document packet)

     

    Option Two: (Required)

    1. The Role of the Peer Mentor
    2. Peer Mentoring Do's and Don'ts
    3. Professional Ethics for Peer Mentors
    4. Establishing Rapport & Motivating Mentees
    5. Questioning and Listening Skills
    6. Preparing to Study: Organization, Class Analysis, and Time Management
    7. Campus & Community Resources & Referrals
    8. Plusectives to total 15 hours ( See list of electives at the end of this document packet.
    1. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE 50 Total hours required

      Option One: 25 hours of tutoring experience plus 25 hours of mentoring experience.

      Option Two: 50 hours of mentoring experience.

    2. MENTOR SELECTION CRITERIA 1, 2, and 3 required
      1. GPA of 3.0 or higher
      2. Interview with the mentor, trainer/supervisor
      3. Two or more references from faculty, former supervisors, or counselors.
      4. Personality type assessment (Recommended but optional)

    3. MENTOR EVALUATION CRITERIA

      1. An evaluation process is in place
      2. Evaluation occurs at least annually.
      3. The evaluation process includes mentees' evaluation of mentors.
      4. The results of the evaluation process are made known to the mentors

 

  1. REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 2/ADVANCED CERTIFICATION

NOTE: MENTOR MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.

    1. AMOUNT/DURATION OF MENTOR TRAINING: Total of 25 hours
      1. Level 1 Certification plus 10 additional hours of training to total 25 accumulated hours.
    2. B.TRAINING FORMATS: one or more required
      1. Workshops
      2. Quarter or Semester Courses.
      3. A combination of one of the above with no more than 3 hours of individualized, self-paced training.
    3. AREAS/TOPICS TO BE COVERED IN MENTORS TRAINING:
      1. Level 1 required training topics in Option I or II plus
      2. Conflict Resolution
      3. Mentoring Boundaries
      4. Ways of Mentoring
      5. Cultural Awareness
      6. Academic Majors and Advising
      7. Electives: To total 25 hours of accumulated training including Level I training. ( See list of electives at the end of this document packet.)
    4. REQUIRED MENTORING EXPERIENCE
      Total of 75 hours
      Level I Certification (50 Minimum) plus experience to total 75 accumulated hours.
    5. MENTOR SELECTION CRITERIA
      Met at Level 1
    6. MENTOR EVALUATION CRITERIA
      Met at Level 1

  1. REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 3/MASTER CERTIFICATION


NOTE: MENTOR MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 1 AND 2 CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.

 

    1. AMOUNT/DURATION OF MENTOR TRAINING: Total of 35
      1. Level II Certification plus 10 additional hours to total 35
    2. MODES OF MENTOR TRAINING One or more required
      1. Workshops
      2. Quarter or Semester Courses
      3. A combination of one of the above with no more than 3 hours of individualized, self-paced training.
    3. AREAS/TOPICS TO BE COVERED IN MENTOR TRAINING:
      1. Levels I and II required training topics plus
      2. Conferencing Skills
      3. Constructive Criticism
      4. Gender Issue Awareness
      5. Leadership Styles
      6. Additional Electives to total 35 hours of accumulated training. ( See list of electives at the end of this document packet)
    4. REQUIRED MENTORING EXPERIENCE Total of 100 Hours
      Level I and II requirements (75 minimum plus experience to total 100 accumulated hours.)
    5. MENTOR SELECTION CRITERIA
      Met at Level 1
    6. MENTOR EVALUATION CRITERIA
      Met at Level 1

 

Elective Topics

This is a list of possible training topics in addition to the required specific ones listed in the application. Once the stated requirements are met at each level, elective topics may be applied to any level of Peer Mentor Training Certification and elective topics already taken in a Tutor Training Program will transfer to this program.

  • Stress Management
  • Confrontation Skills
  • Wellness Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Assertiveness
  • Public Speaking
  • Conferencing Skills
  • Establish liaisons with faculty
  • Learning Styles
  • Advocacy for students: when, what, how much
  • Goal Setting
  • Community Resources and Referral
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Personality Types
  • Administering and Using Self Assessments with Mentees, i.e., Inventory, Learning Styles, Study Skills
  • Accelerated Learning Strategies
  • Brain Based Learning Strategies
  • Team Building
  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Giving Constructive Criticism
  • Accessing and Utilizing Student Records
  • Academic Majors and Advising
  • Dealing with Personal Issues of Students
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Personal Safety
  • HIV Awareness
  • Gender Issues Awareness
  • Leadership Styles
  • Compliance with the Privacy Act
  • Administrative Policies and Procedures
  • Record Keeping and Reporting
  • Ways of Mentoring
  • Mentoring Boundaries: Care Giving is Care Taking
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Other as determined by needs of specific program
 
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Questions to CRLA IMPC Coordinator: Page Heather at hdporter@salisbury.edu
Last update on: 22-Feb-2013

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