Maintaining Dignity, Respect, Professionalism and Ethical Treatment in a Mentoring Relationship

May 19, 2017

"Maintain high standards of ethics and professionalism: Mentors and mentees must strive to uphold appropriate ethical behavior as professionals." 

Best practices for ethics and professionalism in a mentoring realtionship:

  • Promote mutual respect and trust
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Be diligent in providing knowledge, wisdom, and developmental support
  • Carefully frame advice and feedback so it is well-received and constructive

From Amy Greil's "A Story of Mentoring" found online at