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Take a pro-active approach to helping at-risk youth. Match youth to positive role models in the community. Build up each student to achieve the highest levels of success. Provide the tools to encourage the positive development of relationship. 2/4/2010 Goals
Reach Out Mentoring Program Reach Out Policies 2/4/2010
It is the policy of the Reach Out Mentoring Program that the mentoring staff will make monthly phone calls or personal contact with all parties of each match including the mentor, mentee, and parent/guardian. 2/4/2010 Match Support
It is the policy of the Reach Out Mentoring Program to protect the confidentiality of its participants and their families. As a Mentor, you are required to keep confidential the conversations that the Mentee shares with you. 2/4/2010 Confidentiality
This includes the Mentee's family members (foster or biological). Please be advised that your Mentee might share information with you that they feel uncomfortable having others hear about. It is important that you maintain this trust, unless the Mentoring Coordinator determines that a specific issue must be divulged to outside professionals. 2/4/2010 Confidentiality (continued)
It is the policy of the Reach Out Mentoring Program to allow mentors to transport mentees in their own private vehicles. The program coordinator must ensure that all mentors meet the following criteria prior to transporting the mentee: Valid driver’s license Proof of auto insurance 2/4/2010 Transportation
It is the policy of the Reach Out Mentoring Program to encourage mentor/mentee visits within their own community and limit overnight visits. However, overnight visits and out-of-town trips are permitted under the following conditions:
Between six months and one year, overnight visits and out-of-town travel may occur only with approval from both the program coordinator and parent/guardian.
Out-of-town travel may occur only with the accompanimentof the parent/guardian or other person designated by the parent/guardian.
It is the policy of the Reach Out Mentoring Program that all staff, mentors, and other representatives of the program must report any suspected child abuse and/or neglect of agency clients or program participants immediately. All suspected reports must be made to appropriate state and/or local authorities. 2/4/2010 Mandatory Reporting
Build trust with mentee Be predictable and consistent Positive encouragement & reinforcement One-to-one attention No reporting to parents Contact staff if problem arises with youth 909.982.8641 or firstname.lastname@example.org 2/4/2010 Mentor Guidelines
Reach Out Mentoring Program 2/4/2010 Thank You!