Things are tough for everyone now and are likely to be for some time.
Now might be a good time to talk to a colleague about how this is affecting you.
A group of dental professionals who are also experienced/qualified coach-mentors have come together to offer pro bono mentoring support, so you can access support without having to pay for it.
Mentoring support - the here and now - fears, anxiety, strong emotions. Signpost you to more specialist skills, organisations and reliable sources of information. Help you think through what the current situation means for your career going forward once the crisis is over.
Click on the email to contact the mentor of your choice, also click on the name of the coach mentor to find out more about them.
|Pam Coates Armstrong
In the first of a new series published in BDJ in Practice Janine Brooks defines mentoring and explores why mentoring is important in dentistry.
Read some of it below or download the full article here.
Mentoring is by no means a new intervention or method. In one form or another, it has been used in human interactions for thousands of years. This gives reassurance that mentoring is not a fad nor a fashion and most certainly not an experiment.
Janine has written a new article in The Voice
Read some of it below or download the full article here
Dental Mentors UK is a new web-based initiative to promote mentoring for all dental professionals living and working in the UK. By supporting dental professionals who are mentors to be the best they can be and by making it easy for those seeking a mentor, Dental Mentors UK is pushing forward excellence and accessibility of mentoring.
Dental Mentors UK was developed by two senior dental professionals: Dr Janine Brooks MBE and Dr Jane Davies-Slowik MBE. Jane and Janine are experienced dentists and both have worked in dentistry for more than 30 years.