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New study explores the reciprocal benefits of therapeutic mentoring

Deane, K. L., Bullen, P., Williamson‐Dean, R., & Wilder, K. (2023). The benefits of participating in a culturally translated youth mentoring program and service‐learning experience for Aotearoa New Zealand mentors. Journal of Community Psychology.  Summarized by Saniya Soni About this Study While a large portion of youth mentoring research focuses mainly on the outcomes for […]

“You got an instant conversation:” E-Mentoring for Youth with Communication Disabilities

Grace, E., Shipman, J., Raghavendra, P., & McMillan, J. M. (2023). “You got an instant conversation”: Goal progress and perceptions following an e-mentoring social media intervention for young people who use augmentative and alternative communication. Journal of Communication Disorders, 103, 106328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomdis.2023.106328 Summarized by Ariel Ervin About the Study People with communication disabilities often face […]

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Empowering Voices, Challenging Norms: The Photovoice Journey of Black Girls and College Women

Payne, A. N. (2023). A Black feminist youth participatory action research photovoice exploration of Black girls and college women. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12694 Summarized by Ariel Ervin About the Study Although research provides an outlet to amplify the activism and voices of Black girls and women, few evaluate spaces for Black girls and […]

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[Webinar] Supporting College Students with Minoritized Identities Through Mentoring

Date: Thursday August 10th, 2023, 12:00 PM EST The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring is hosting a 2023 Webinar Series on Effective Student Mentoring for college and higher-education populations. The next webinar in the series is titled Supporting College Students with Minoritized Identities Through Mentoring, and will be led by Dr. Elizabeth Raposa, Associate Professor of Psychology at […]

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Pathways to Success: How Case Managers’ Match Support Impacts Youth Mentoring Outcomes

Karcher, M. J., Sass, D. A., Herrera, C., DuBois, D. L., Heubach, J., & Grossman, J. B. (2023). Pathways by which case managers’ match support influences youth mentoring outcomes: Testing the systemic model of youth mentoring. Journal of Community Psychology. Summarized by Saniya Soni About this Study Randomized studies have demonstrated improvements in various aspects […]

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Transforming Children’s Attitudes to Disability with the Power of Music and Mentoring

Breaking Barriers with MOSSAIC: Empowering Autism Inclusion on Campus through Mentorship and Support

Locke, J., Osuna, A., Myrvold, R. J., & Closson, J. S. (2023). Supporting autistic college students: Examining the mentoring, organization and social support for autism inclusion on campus (MOSSAIC) program. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-14. Summarized by Ellen Parry Luff About this Study There has been an increase in the number of autistic individuals […]

Adapting Amidst Crisis: The Impact of COVID-19 on Mentoring in Social Work Practice Teaching

The Magic of Reading: How mentorship can boost reading level and story comprehension in elementary schoolers

Reference: Rubin, N. T., & Travero, A. S. (2022). Fostering reading level and story comprehension through MARITES (Marungko Approach Reading Intervention to Elementary Schoolers) with mentor-mentee arrangement. International Research Journal of Science, Technology, Education, & Management (IRJSTEM), 2(3). Summarized by Saniya Soni Introduction:  Reading is a crucial skill that plays a significant role in individuals’ […]

Teaching to fish: New study highlights the value of building students’ social capital

By Jean Rhodes A growing number of innovative mentoring programs have emerged in recent years that involve both “teaching youth to fish” for mentors (i.e., to recruit natural mentors) and “stocking the pond” (i.e., expanding the availability of high-social capital adults in marginalized youth’s lives). For years, the National Guard Youth Challenge Program, an intensive […]