Veterans treatment courts thrive, in part, because they facilitate veterans in the community to be of service to their fellow veterans in need by volunteering as mentors. It's critical that volunteer mentors in veterans treatment court receive training on how to effectively and responsibly mentor program participants. Justice For Vets Mentor Corps Boot Camp provides the foundation for a successful veteran mentor program for veterans treatment courts across the nation.
Our inspiring Mentor Corps Boot Camp is a two-day training designed to provide volunteer veteran mentors the knowledge and skills to support participants throughout the program. Our experienced faculty and staff encompass a broad range of disciplines, from clinicians and attorneys to current veterans treatment court mentor coordinators and mentors. This expert team will guide you as you strategically identify community resources that will allow veteran mentors to accomplish their mission of engaging, encouraging, and empowering program participants and court teams. Course work includes examining the roles, responsibilities, and boundaries of volunteer veteran mentors; the unique challenges facing veterans, especially justice-involved veterans; and how to swiftly connect mentees to the local, state, and national services and benefits they have earned.
Veteran Mentor Resources
This webinar outlines the basic functions of volunteer veteran mentors and provides guidance for recruiting, training and maintaining veteran mentors.