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O’HEHIR UNIVERSITY POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MENTORING

 

OHU offers a six month Mentorship Certificate Program for graduates to work with an OHU degree completion class.  Each mentor works with a faculty member and one class, participating in each class session and taking at least one class session alone.  Mentors have their own Wiki and share experiences, readings and insights.  Completion of the Mentorship Certificate Program requires a reflective paper based on the experience. 

 

ELIGIBILITY

A BS/BSc in Oral Health Promotion from O'Hehir University

 

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

The Post Graduate Certificate in Mentoring is a six month program.

 

GOALS OF CERTIFICATE IN MENTORING

To develop dental hygienists and therapists who are able to critically assess their own practice as a mentor, discuss the associated theories of mentoring and demonstrate the application of acquired skill and experience, linked to their own and their students individual working environments.

 

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT

Mentoring students take part in each class meeting with a tutor and BS/BSc students. They participate, assist the tutor and provide guidance as required to students. The tutor sets short reflective assignments between each meeting involving:

 

  • Defining mentoring
  • Learning Styles
  • Mentoring Models
  • Communication & learning
  • Attributes and skills of a mentor
  • Ethics of mentoring

 

Towards the end of the 6 months, the mentor utilizes their experience of action research to assist the students with their final projects.

Summative Assessment Required outcomes for the post graduate certificate in mentoring O'Hehir University: 1. The student has demonstrated leadership, mentoring and communication skills to a cohort of students over a 6 month period whilst guiding and facilitating them through a project based assignment at BS level under the guidance of a tutor. 2. Feedback received from students and tutor and evidence of action taken provided. 3. 2500 - 3000 +- 10% word evidenced reflective account provided during 6 month period.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for the Mentorship Certificate Program, please submit a 250 word letter of intent stating why you are interested in participating in the program and what you hope to achieve. Also include whether Sunday or Wednesdays work best for you.  Please email your letter of intent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.