“An important goal of mentoring is to get teens to think about ways they can affect better outcomes from different courses of action. For example, what will result from remaining on a current course of behavior versus taking a different approach? Help teens identify new and positive strategies for getting what they want or need….”

Abbreviated list of tips:

  • Be Authentic
  • Be Reliable
  • Focus on Your Mentee
  • Be Open
  • Show Respect
  • Ask Questions and Listen!
  • Set Clear Expectations (and follow through)
  • Recognize Success
  • Know the Community Resources

Read more here: http://ezinearticles.com/?Mentoring-Teens-at-Risk-of-Dropping-Out-of-School&id=5631212 or visit www.DTPNetwork.com