Ethics & Safety

A Note About Best Practices, Ethics & Safety

Our leadership has been active members in the youth mentoring field since 2007 and have developed a high level of expertise in the field. Additionally, we maintain relationships with the top researchers and practitioners in the field of youth mentoring which provides us a sounding board when building new elements into our program.

We follow The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring, the National Mentoring Partnership’s keystone publication to ensure that our program meets the quality standards of the field. We follow the ethical guidelines as outlined by top mentoring researcher, Jean Rhodes and her colleagues. (First Do No Harm: Ethical Principles for Youth Mentoring Relationships, 2009).

Sea Change Mentoring takes pride in the level of safety we provide all participants by running international criminal background checks, careful supervision of mentor/protégé meetings and strict mentor screening interviews.