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FORUM: Post-election wish list for youth mentoring - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

FORUM: Post-election wish list for youth mentoring

FORUM: Post-election wish list for youth mentoring - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringNow that the election is over and the nation has some political clarity for the next few years, I found myself wondering about what this might mean in terms of federal-level support for mentoring. With stability in the White House … Read the rest

Discussion: What do you wish you could do more of in your youth mentoring program? - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Discussion: What do you wish you could do more of in your program?

Discussion: What do you wish you could do more of in your youth mentoring program? - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringIn some ways, running a youth mentoring program is about tradeoffs. We may want to serve more kids, try new approaches, build more creative partnerships, but often these desires are constrained by available resources, staff skills and time, or the … Read the rest

Dr. Art Stukas: A risky strategy for a mentoring program to choose

Art Stukas, Ph.D. is Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University in Australia. He and his colleagues (Gil Clary and Mark Snyder) have been studying volunteer motivations and have conducted a series of studies testing their “Functional Approach to Volunteerism” and Read the rest

Jean Rhodes on NPR's Commonwealth Journal - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Jean Rhodes on NPR’s Commonwealth Journal

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Jean Rhodes on NPR’s Commonwealth Journal. Listen to Rhodes talk about the Center and summarize more than two decades of her own and others’ research in a recent radio interview.

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Sandra LaFleur: Talking politics can help stretch minds.

Sandra Louk LaFleur: Talking Politics Can Help Stretch Minds - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Sandra Louk LaFleur is Associate Vice President, Research, Evaluation, & Innovation for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America

You make very salient points about the importance of engaging our youth, especially our young adults, around topics that could easily be … Read the rest

Stella Kanchewa, M.A., Clinical Psychology, UMass Boston

Stella Kanchewa, M.A., Clinical Psychology, UMass Boston - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

I believe that the emerging practice of matching female mentors with male mentees is a positive trend. It allows programs to accomplish their fundamental goal of providing youth with non-parental relationships who can serve as additional supports towards positive growth. … Read the rest

Therman Evans, Esq. President of the Board, Mentoring to Manhood - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Therman Evans, Esq. President of the Board, Mentoring to Manhood

Therman Evans, Esq. President of the Board, Mentoring to Manhood - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringBefore a young boy can become a man he must see the image of one. We would never want to discount the power and impact that a woman can have in a young boy’s life. There are numerous examples where … Read the rest

Roland Warren, President of the National Fatherhood Initiative - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Roland Warren, President of the National Fatherhood Initiative

Roland Warren, President of the National Fatherhood Initiative - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringQ. Do you think that it’s a good idea for mentoring programs match young male mentees with female mentors?

A. This is not a positive trend because it fails to strengthen the mentoring field by addressing the lack of male

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Mentoring and the "Looking Glass Self" Podcast - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Mentoring and the “Looking Glass Self” Podcast

Mentoring and the “Looking Glass Self”

Stephanie Silva

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George Albee: Pioneering community psychologist

Appeared in The Journal of Primary Prevention, Vol. 28, No. 1, January 2007 (OC    2006)

George Albee - a Pioneering Community Psychologist - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

My Mentor, George Albee Jean E. Rhodes1

In the fall of 1979, I

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