Start Right Mentoring

Start Right Mentoring

Start Right is a Christian discipleship mentoring tool designed to be relevant to the mission and purpose of Teen Challenge. The Start Right mentoring program provides purposeful direction for the staff when meeting with the students as they will discuss 32 different life impacting topics throughout the duration of their program. Each topic has a map to guide the mentor in the discussion.

Start Right was developed by Dr. Anna Ramos for Teen Challenge.

Materials Needed
The following materials will be available for download once you begin the course. No other materials will be needed.

  • Start Right Maps
  • Start Right Manual
  • Start Right Mapping Record
  • Start Right Student Mentoring Progress Notes
  • Start Right Scripture List
  • Term Definitions

Upon course completion you will be able to:

  1. Implement the Start Right Mentoring model
  2. Conduct 32 mentoring sessions with each of your students
  3. Focus mentoring sessions on those issues specific to student struggles
  4. Record student progress for each map
  5. Document student progress for each map
  6. Guide your students down a path designed to develop their spiritual, emotional and mental health

Who This Course Is For
Do you want to be effective in your mentoring sessions? Do you want to focus and address the issues that matter in your student’s success? If you said yes, this course is for you.
This course benefits Teen Challenge staff members by providing  a resource to guide student mentoring sessions. It is a resource, a tool, that brings structure and focus to your mentoring sessions. The sessions with your students will address issues that are relevant to the student’s struggles and needs.

What You Get
An effective mentoring tool.
An introductory video and a video tutorial for each map.
32 maps with clearly defined instructions for each map.
A list of recommended scriptures for each map.
Mapping record forms.

You Will Gain
You will gain clearly defined steps for mentoring.
You will gain confidence in communicating effectively with your students regarding issues that matter.
A simple and effective process for addressing issues that need to be addressed with all of our students.

Course Requirements
There are 9 Lessons to complete.
Each Lesson has several Lesson Topics.
You must click “Mark Complete” once you have completed each Lesson Topic.
You must pass a quiz by at least 85% to move on the next Lesson and complete the Course.

Upon Successful Completion
You will receive a completion certificate for 5 CEU hours.
The link to print your certificate will be available upon completion of the final quiz. If the page is closed or there is a printing error, you can also find the link on your user profile page. Just scroll down to the final course quiz and the “print certificate” link will be to the right of the quiz title.

About Dr. Anna Ramos

Anna Ramos Pic #1Dr. Anna Ramos has a Ph.D. in Professional Counseling and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of New York. She also has her Master’s Addiction Certification (MAC) which is National Certification provided by National Board of Certified Counselors. She is an ordained minister within the Assemblies of God and the Head Counselor of Teen Challenge in Long Island, New York. Dr. Ramos is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), International Association of Family Counselors (IAMFC), and International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC). She has had over fourteen years experience working within the mental health field.