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POLL: What new mentoring research do you think would be most beneficial?

The research base around youth mentoring has grown considerably over the last decade and it seems that every few months a new report or resource comes along that improves our understanding of how to deliver mentoring services and what they … Read the rest

POLL: Vote on your favorite advice for new mentors

Vote on your favorite advice for new mentorsAt the beginning of February we posted a forum topic on the best piece of advice for new mentors. This wound up being our most commented on, and shared, post on the Chronicle to date! Thank you to the many … Read the rest

How can we prepare mentors to work with children in poverty? Leaders weigh in!

Michael Garringer Now on podcast

by Michael Garringer

One of the biggest challenges for the mentoring field is the often large gap in socio-economic status between those who are volunteering to mentor and Read the rest

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FORUM: What’s the single best piece of advice for a new mentor you’ve ever heard?

 

Obviously, preparing brand new mentors for their role is one of the most important aspects of building great relationships and, ultimately, achieving program outcomes. Drs. Janis Kupersmidt and Jean Rhodes are in the process of evaluating their promising, new … Read the rest

FORUM: Can e-mentoring really support youth with significant needs?

textingWith the explosion in the last decade of social media, virtual relationships, and online communities, it seems that e-mentoring is poised to become an increasingly popular option for serving youth. Many practitioners are wondering if electronic communications can be used Read the rest

Podcast describes an online mentoring program for aspiring composers

http://www.vpr.net/news_detail/97022/vt-students-learn-music-composition-through-mentor/

Screen Shot 2013-01-04 at 8.24.35 AMVt. Students Learn Music Composition Through Mentoring Program

Thursday, 01/03/13 4:50pm

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Neal Charnoff  (reprinted from VPR)

Music composition is alive and well in Vermont schools, … Read the rest

AYPF Presentation: Referrals to Mentoring for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

AYPF Presentation: Referrals to Mentoring for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System

AYPF Presentation: Referrals to Mentoring for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

In this video of a recent American Youth Policy Forum event, experts Barbara Kelly (Program Associate OJJDP), UTSA Professor J. Mitchell Miller, and Pamela Clark, a program Associate in the National Center for Youth in Custody discuss discuss the issues … Read the rest

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