Make sure to include preparation for match closure. Consider the following: 1. Confirm that all matches wrap-up at the end of the school year; 2. Discuss what they may say to their mentor; 3. Talk about how they would like to celebrate their match; and 4. How are they feeling about saying goodbye and recognizing those natural feelings?
REMEMBER: check-in with the mentee about each of the Six Conditions but case-note only what's not working, not meeting expectations, needs follow-up or is exceptional!
What has been your favorite activity to do with your mentor since the last time we checked-in?
Probe: What is your favourite memory with your mentor?
Did you visit with your mentor every week?
Probe: Are you happy with how often you’ve seen your mentor?
What do you like about having a mentor?
Probe: On a scale of 1-10 how close do you feel to your mentor?
What have you learnt from your mentor?
How will you show your mentor that you have enjoyed the time together and that they are appreciated?
Finish this sentence: “Having a mentor makes me feel...”
Probe: Describe how having a mentor makes you feel.
ISM Survey Questions