Self Reflection Questions

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Self- Reflective Questions 1. In 100 words are less describe the essence of a mentor for a hurt teen. 2. What strengths do you believe you will bring to the mentoring process ? 3. What do you believe will be a challenge for you? 4. What boundaries will be difficult for you to maintain? 5. Describe the type of teen do you believe would be a good match for you? Age, gender, ethnicity, personal issues and circumstances, etc. Diana’s Pearls of Wisdom - Helping one is better than none. Whenever we help one person, even in a very small way. It never ends with that person. Because that one person will have grown because of our help, he will pass it on to another in some way – like the ripple effect. Chapter Five Bandura – Self Efficacy: Can I do it?? Hurt teenagers are teenagers who were hurt children and are now on their way to becoming hurt adults, who will in-turn raise hurt children unless the cycle is broken. As children they were not nurtured and taught how to be resilient and properly face adversity. Hence, they were left to themselves to figure out how deal with adversity. As a result, they dealt with adversity in a negative, unproductive, harmful way. This has lead to a lack of ability to deal with adversity in a productive manner. Generally…show more content…
Mine, for example is cooking; I burn water, no kidding. What is important is one’s overall sense of self- efficacy. When a person has high overall self-efficacy, it doesn’t matter that in a few areas the person has low self-efficacy. The person will still be willing and open to trying to learn new things. On the other hand when a person has low overall self-efficacy, they are not inclined to try to learn and explore new things. Generally speaking, hurt teenagers have low self-efficacy and tend to avoid learning experiences, which they believe will be challenging. Hence, a big part of our work is to enhance the hurt teenagers self –
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