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Project Description

This tip sheet reviews the importance of peer mentorship for promoting healthy behaviors for youth. Peer influence, peer mentoring, and youth development are key topics within this tip sheet. The 5 C's of peer mentorship—competence, confidence, connection, character, and caring—are also highlighted, along with tips for matching mentors/mentees, and elements of a successful mentorship. Original publication date: July 2015.



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Page last updated: February 16, 2017
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