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 […]
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 […]
Denner, J., & Torres, D. (2023). How natural mentoring is used by Latinx youth at a community technology center. Journal of Latinos and Education, 22(1), 339-356. Summarized by Ellen Parry Luff Notes of Interest Despite the rapid growth of the technological workforce in America, Latinx are underrepresented in the field of technology. Evidence shows that mentoring […]
Kraft, M. A., Bolves, A. J., & Hurd, N. M. (2023). How informal mentoring by teachers, counselors, and coaches supports students’ long-run academic success. National Bureau of Economic Research. © 2023 by Matthew A. Kraft, Alexander J. Bolves, and Noelle M. Hurd Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Schools are institutions that foster academic skills that […]
Gowdy, G., Hogan, S., Roosevelt, K., Saastamoinen, M., & Levine, S. (2023). Informal mentoring for foster youth students: Core and capital mentors over time. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 40(2), 221–236. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-022-00899-5 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Many youths involved in the foster care system experience hardship before, during, and after their care placement. Evidence […]
Monjaras-Gaytan, L. Y., & Sánchez, B. (2023). Historically underrepresented college students and natural mentoring relationships: A systematic review. Children and Youth Services Review, 149, 106965. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2023.106965 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Historically underrepresented college students encounter many hurdles as they navigate higher education. Although natural mentorships are a viable way to support historically underrepresented […]
Baker Cervantes, A. S., & Jiménez, T. R. (2023). Exploring how naturally occurring mentorships emerge within a Mexican cultural context. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23040 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: While there is a notable amount of research that examines the influence and roles of natural mentorships, there’s still a lack of scholarship that […]
Varga, S. M., Yu, M. V. B., Johnson, H. E., & Deutsch, N. L. (2023). “It’s going to help me in life”: Forms, sources, and functions of social support for youth in natural mentoring relationships. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23045 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Research shows that social support is linked to psychological […]
Vengurlekar, I. N., Steggerda, J. C., Brown, M., Kiefer, J. L., & Cavell, T. A. (2022). Informal mentoring support as a potential moderator of the relation between adolescent dating violence victimization and substance use. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22968 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Adolescent dating violence (ADV) victimization is associated with substance use and […]
Gowdy, G., Fruiht, V., Tadese, H., & Rivera, M. (2022). One of these things is not like the other: Predictors of core and capital mentoring in adolescence. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12627 Summarized by Megyn Jasman Notes of Interest: Which characteristics predict the type of informal mentoring youth receive? Compared to formal mentoring relationships, […]
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- 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.
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