Mentor Tip: Positive Values

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Subject: Mentoring tips on positive values

Young people need to develop values that guide their choices. Developmental assets in this category identified by the Search Institute include the following.

Internal Asset Evidence
Caring Young person places high value on helping other people.
Equality and social justice Young person places high value on promoting equality and reducing hunger and poverty.
Integrity Young person acts on convictions and stands up for his or her beliefs.
Honesty Young person "tells the truth, even when it is not easy."
Responsibility Young person accepts and takes personal responsibility.

Think about ways you can encourage young people to develop positive values. 

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