Who is a H.O.P.E. Mentor?
H.O.P.E. Mentors are individuals who are living with epilepsy or family members who have made a commitment to share their personal experiences with epilepsy through this program.
Each mentor must successfully complete a training program to become a certified H.O.P.E. mentor. Through this training, mentors are taught the program curriculum developed by leaders in the field of epilepsy.
The program curriculum is designed to have mentors share, in their own words, their personal experiences and stories about living with epilepsy.
The combination of the educational curriculum and personal experience provides the community with the best and most concise information about epilepsy.
H.O.P.E. Program Goals
The program provides concise information in standardized learning and teaching formats by certified mentors. The H.O.P.E. Mentoring Program includes four core educational modules including Epilepsy & Seizures; Impact of Epilepsy; and Advocacy & Self-Management, and Seizures in Later Life.
Using these modules, mentors tailor their presentations to form scientifically accurate and useful lectures, to accommodate the specific needs of the various audiences.
What H.O.P.E. Program Activities are Available in Your Community?
The H.O.P.E. Mentoring Program activities are available nationwide and are suitable for a variety of audiences. Each presentation can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each audience including:
The H.O.P.E. Mentoring Program is sponsored by UCB, Inc.
For more information contact Lynn Dann or call 617-506-6041 ext 106.