Chapter 2: What is a mentor?

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Section 2. Role of the mentor for this project

As you can see, the word "mentor" means a variety of things to different people. For the purpose of this training, consider these 3 components of the mentor's role:

  • To offer support, both emotional and professional
  • To create challenge, helping the new professional achieve new levels of professional excellence
  • To facilitate a professional vision and identity within the new professional

Activity B

Take a moment to answer the following questions: