In a study done over 30 years ago, researchers pulled first graders from different classrooms and had them interact together in a new playgroup several days in … Read the rest
About Tim Cavell
Timothy A. Cavell, PhD, serves as the prevention editor. He is professor and director of clinical training, Department of Psychological Science, University of Arkansas. His work focuses on mentor-based interventions for children who are highly aggressive or chronically bullied. Recent work has focused on the integration of youth mentoring and prevention science and, more specifically, on lunchtime school-based mentoring as intervention for chronically bullied children. Cavell will be The Chronicle’s child-focused prevention editor and will write and oversee the new “Child-Focused Prevention Corner”, which will cover issues involving youth mentoring as prevention strategy for elementary school-age children.
Entries by Tim Cavell
In the 2nd edition of the Handbook of Youth Mentoring (DuBois & Karcher, 2013), Chris Elledge and I (Cavell & Elledge, 2013) offered this definition of youth … Read the rest
A team of researchers (see below) is developing … Read the rest
About five years ago, I approached some colleagues with the idea that school-based mentoring (SBM) was a good fit for children from military families. Researchers were learning that multiple and prolonged combat deployments were having significant … Read the rest
Nearly 15 years ago, I submitted a grant proposal for a mentoring study that wasn’t funded. Soon after, I switched faculty positions and the idea behind the study was set aside.
These days I think a … Read the rest
Last month I had the good fortune of speaking at Canada’s National Mentoring Symposium in beautiful Banff, Alberta. The event was partly a celebration of BBBS-Canada’s 100th anniversary.
My talk was about a couple of … Read the rest
Three years ago, Renee Spencer and her colleagues at Boston University published a study exploring what parents think about their child’s mentor. I knew of the article but had not read it carefully. Two months ago, I heard Dr. Spencer … Read the rest
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 - MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.