January 11, 2020

Bracing Mentor Program

Bracing Mentor Program

The Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program offers new bracers the opportunity to connect with seasoned bracers on an individual basis. Especially when you start bracing, connecting with a fellow bracer can be incredibly powerful and helpful as you adjust to a new normal.

How does the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor program work?

Whether you want to get matched with a mentor or become a mentor yourself, the first step is completing the 3-step sign-up process. Once the sign-up process is complete, new "mentees," or bracers who want to get matched with a mentor, will be contacted by their specific mentor via phone, text, or video chat. All Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program members are encouraged to participate in the group discussion boards and photo albums.

Sign-Up Process

All Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program participants must complete all three steps in the sign-up process before being accepted into the MemberPlanet Group:

1. Request to join MemberPlanet group and fill out information - note: in the "Family Information" section, please put your parent's email if you are under 18 or your own email if you are over 18

2. Receive parental consent from one of your parents or legal guardians if you are under 18

3. Complete video call with program coordinator

The three-step process ensures that all participants are joining the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program for the right reasons. It also helps the program coordinator best match mentors and mentees, while giving mentors and mentees time to ask any questions they may have.

Our Platform: MemberPlanet

We recently transitioned to a new platform called MemberPlanet! The most important part of the Bracing Mentor Program has always been and will continue to be connecting mentees to mentors on an individual basis. Moving to MemberPlanet helps the program coordinator better match individuals by organizing everyone in one spot, while also allowing all members to interact with each other. All Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program participants have the opportunity to participate in group discussions, share photos, and message one another.

We highly recommend watching the below video to become familiar with the important parts of MemberPlanet. Once you are accepted into the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program group, visit the "Privacy Settings" section to make sure you choose the settings you are most comfortable with.

Flyers for Clinics

Download and print the flyers below for your scoli patients! From our experience, the best time for new bracers to get paired with mentors is actually before they receive their brace. We recommend handing out flyers during your evaluation appointments, so your patients are already matched and ready to go by the time they are fit with their brace.

Terms of Use Overview

Any information shared between individuals through the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you were told by a mentor/mentee.

When communicating with other participants, you agree to be respectful and kind. You agree to use caution in all interactions with other participants, particularly if you decide to meet in person. If your behavior towards another participant is any time threatening or offensive, we reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program. If you do not abide by our Code of Conduct, you have breached our terms of use agreement and are liable for your actions.  Scolios-us should be notified immediately of negative or hateful behaviors in order to maintain the integrity and safety of the program.

Please visit our Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program: Terms of Use page for additional information.

Want to get connected with a fellow bracer? Check out our Bracing Mentor Program!

Bracing Mentor Program

The Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program offers new bracers the opportunity to connect with seasoned bracers on an individual basis. Especially when you start bracing, connecting with a fellow bracer can be incredibly powerful and helpful as you adjust to a new normal.

How does the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor program work?

Whether you want to get matched with a mentor or become a mentor yourself, the first step is completing the 3-step sign-up process. Once the sign-up process is complete, new "mentees," or bracers who want to get matched with a mentor, will be contacted by their specific mentor via phone, text, or video chat. All Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program members are encouraged to participate in the group discussion boards and photo albums.

Sign-Up Process

All Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program participants must complete all three steps in the sign-up process before being accepted into the MemberPlanet Group:

1. Request to join MemberPlanet group and fill out information - note: in the "Family Information" section, please put your parent's email if you are under 18 or your own email if you are over 18

2. Receive parental consent from one of your parents or legal guardians if you are under 18

3. Complete video call with program coordinator

The three-step process ensures that all participants are joining the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program for the right reasons. It also helps the program coordinator best match mentors and mentees, while giving mentors and mentees time to ask any questions they may have.

Our Platform: MemberPlanet

We recently transitioned to a new platform called MemberPlanet! The most important part of the Bracing Mentor Program has always been and will continue to be connecting mentees to mentors on an individual basis. Moving to MemberPlanet helps the program coordinator better match individuals by organizing everyone in one spot, while also allowing all members to interact with each other. All Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program participants have the opportunity to participate in group discussions, share photos, and message one another.

We highly recommend watching the below video to become familiar with the important parts of MemberPlanet. Once you are accepted into the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program group, visit the "Privacy Settings" section to make sure you choose the settings you are most comfortable with.

Flyers for Clinics

Download and print the flyers below for your scoli patients! From our experience, the best time for new bracers to get paired with mentors is actually before they receive their brace. We recommend handing out flyers during your evaluation appointments, so your patients are already matched and ready to go by the time they are fit with their brace.

Terms of Use Overview

Any information shared between individuals through the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you were told by a mentor/mentee.

When communicating with other participants, you agree to be respectful and kind. You agree to use caution in all interactions with other participants, particularly if you decide to meet in person. If your behavior towards another participant is any time threatening or offensive, we reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program. If you do not abide by our Code of Conduct, you have breached our terms of use agreement and are liable for your actions.  Scolios-us should be notified immediately of negative or hateful behaviors in order to maintain the integrity and safety of the program.

Please visit our Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program: Terms of Use page for additional information.