First Do No Harm: Ethical Principles for Youth Mentorships

Interested in Using This Course?

Contact Megyn Jasman, Assistant Director

Megyn.Jasman001@umb.edu

The Science

Based on Rhodes, Liang, & Spencer’s (2009) groundbreaking guidelines First Do No Harm: Ethical Principles for Youth Mentoring Relationships (in Profession Psychology: Research and Practice, 40(5), 452-458), this course describes how APA’s ethical principles may be applied to mentors.

Course Objectives

  • Mentors will be able to list the five ethical principles for youth mentorship.
  • Mentors will be able to apply the five ethical principles in their mentorship relationships.
  • Mentors will be able to recognize and prevent potentials for harm in their mentorship relationships.
  • Mentors will be able to support at-risk youth by maintaining consistency and confidentiality in their mentorship relationships.

Course Outline

Who is this course for? This course is perfect for caring adults who are new to mentoring.