January 7, 2018

Peer mentoring for evaluators

Peer mentoring

– It is good practice for professionals who often work alone to be able to call on a mentor. I am beginning a co-mentoring arrangement with Randall Puljek-Shank. These contacts of course also respect the confidentiality of ongoing and past contracts with clients.

  • Meet via Skype, Viber or similar
    • weekly to start with, later 1-2 times a month.
    • I’d like to use video
    • ideally, each person sends a few bulletpoints in advance about what the’ve been thinking about / would like to work on
    • Focus on Person A for 15 minutes, then on Person B for 15 minutes. Each listener gives feedback at the end of each session
    • Helping one another to stick to commitments, how is that going”
  • Also opportunity to call one another at other times as needed for advice / support / just listening
  • try to stick an hour -
  • ??


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