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Social networks and community engagement

Core Component

Promoting connections beyond the mentor-mentee relationship helps build social skills and establish and extend support networks. Mentees should be supported to connect with and contribute to their community.

Flexible activities include:

Developing social networks with families and peers can strengthen the prosocial supports available to mentees. Involving parents in the mentoring process can help address any issues the child might face at home. Community service projects give mentees an opportunity to practice the skills they’ve learnt and connect with their community.

Last updated:

07 Apr 2022

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