MENTORING FOR TEENAGERS
"Inspiring Young Lives"
What is Mentoring?
Mentoring is most often defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (the mentee) in developing specific skills and knowledge that will enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth.
BENEFITS OF MENTORING
Enhanced self-esteem and self-confidence
Healthier relationships and lifestyle choices
Better attitude about school
Higher educational aspirations
Improved behaviour, both at home and at school
Stronger relationships with parents, teachers and peers
Improved interpersonal skills
Decreased likelihood of initiating drug and alcohol use
Stages of Mentoring
4. Growth phase
5. Progression phase
6. Wrapping—Planning next phase
DURATION OF RELATIONSHIP:
SESSION FREQUENCY: 2/Month
DURATION OF SESSION: 1 Hour
“A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could”