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.
- Community-based organizations
- Youth peer influencers
- CAE grantees