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In your opinion, what are the essential tools for mentoring services for young offenders?

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Jennifer
6 March 2021
In your opinion, what are the essential tools for mentoring services for young offenders?

In your opinion, what are the essential tools for mentoring services for young offenders?

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Ronald Chu
6 March 2021

Hope it will be helpful.

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Jennifer
6 March 2021

I appreciate your quick and helpful answer.

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Ronald Chu
6 March 2021

This is an interesting and important question, although the specific context that you wish to apply is not certain. Regardless, some critical qualities, in my view and supported by research, include:
• Accepting and non-judgmental
• Warm and empathic
• Able to relate to the youth's personal circumstances and environment
• Strong pro-social role model, but not excessive or 'over the top.'

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