Mentoring Research

How disadvantaged students manage to get to and through college

Meloy, M., Curtis, K., Tucker, S., Previ, B., Storrod, M. L., Gordon, G., … Delacruz, M. (2018). Surviving All the Way to College: Pathways Out of One of America’s Most Crime Ridden Cities. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260518789899

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Feeling similar to your mentor may be more important than shared demography when it comes to strong mentoring relationships

Hernandez, P. R., Estrada, M., Woodcock, A., & Schultz, P. W. (2017). Protégé perceptions of high mentorship quality depend on shared values more than on demographic match. The Journal of Experimental Education, 85(3), 450–468. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220973.2016.1246405

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Learning from the Field of Work-Based Mentoring

by Jean Rhodes

For decades, the fields of youth mentoring and work-based mentoring have operated on parallel tracks–covering the same terrain but somehow unaffected by of each other. With few exceptions … Read the rest

How feeling comfortable in an interracial mentor-mentee relationship helps everyone get more out of it

Leitner, J. B., Ayduk, Ö., Boykin, C. M., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2018). Reducing negative affect and increasing rapport improve interracial mentorship outcomes. PLoS ONE, 13(4), 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0194123

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Examining the impact of mentoring practices on mentee learning for a Malaysian youth development program

Lee, K., Eric Krauss, S., Suandi, T., & Hamzah, A. (2016). Exploring the contribution of mentoring practices to mentee learning in a Malaysian youth development programme. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 21(4), 419-432.

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Mentor-mentee relationships in a gender-responsive program for black girls

Brinkman, B. G., Marino, S., & Manning, L. (2018). Relationships are the heart of the work: Mentoring relationships within gender-responsive programs for black girls. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 30(4), 191–213. https://doi.org/10.1080/08952833.2018.1490618

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How mentoring can have a positive impact on students with learning disabilities

Haft, S. L., Chen, T., LeBlanc, C., Tencza, F., & Hoeft, F. (2019). Impact of mentoring on socio-emotional and mental health outcomes of youth with learning disabilities and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. doi:10.1111/camh.12331

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How mentoring can empower legally blind college students to apply for jobs

O’Mally, J., & Antonelli, K. (2016). The effect of career mentoring on employment outcomes for college students who are legally blind. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(5), 295-307. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145482X1611000502

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New research suggests how parental incarceration may affect youth health outcomes

Gifford, E. J., Eldred Kozecke, L., Golonka, M., Hill, S. N., Costello, E. J., Shanahan, L., & Copeland, W. E. (2019). Association of Parental Incarceration With Psychiatric and Functional Outcomes of Young Adults. JAMA Network Open, 2(8), e1910005. … Read the rest

Why do parents want a mentor for their child? A comparison between community-based and school-based matches

Sourk, M., Weiler, L. M., Cavell, T. A. (2019). Risk, support, and reasons for wanting a mentor: Comparing parents of youth in community versus school-based matches. Child and Youth Services Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.01.046

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