Reference: Hurd, N. M., & Billingsley, J. (2023). Project DREAM: Iterative development of an afterschool program with an emphasis on youth–adult relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology. Summarized by Ellen Parry Luff About the Study: Research has found that while supportive relationships are very important in supporting social and emotional well-being, as well as academic […]
New Mentoring Research
A survey of the latest peer-reviewed research on youth mentoring.
Reference: Alarcón, X., & Mirković, B. (2023). “Those bridges that help you get there”: How natural mentors improve social support and social capital of unaccompanied immigrant youths leaving residential care. Residential Treatment For Children & Youth. https://doi.org/10.1080/0886571X.2023.2241816 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study In Catalonia, unaccompanied immigrant youth live in reception centers until they […]
Reference: Wittner, B., Barthauer, L., & Kauffeld, S. (2023). Accessibility and mobilisation of social capital in first-generation students’ social networks—A mixed-methods approach. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 25(2), 254–278. https://doi.org/10.1177/1521025120979643 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study First-generation college students are an underrepresented population who are less likely to start a […]
Reference: Hagler, M. A., Jones, K. V., Anderson, A. J., McQuillin, S. D., Weiler, L. M., & Sánchez, B. (2023). Striving for safety, impact, and equity: A critical consideration of AJCP publications on formal youth mentoring programs. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12702 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study Over the past thirty years, […]
Reference: Cloth, A. H., Trach, J., & Cannon, J. E. (2023). Needs-Based Mentoring in Schools: A Holistic Approach for Working with Youth at-Risk. Child & Youth Services, 1-24. Summarized by: Ellen Parry Luff About the Study While traditional school-based mentoring (SBM) programs typically involve community volunteers dedicating an hour per week to mentor assigned students, […]
B. Rose Huber-Princeton In a study of 14,000 US children, researchers found that 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds with their parents—bonds that are crucial to success later in life. According to the report, published by Sutton Trust, children under the age of three who do not form strong bonds with their mothers or fathers […]
Reference: Caduff, A., Dehingia, N., & Raj, A. (2023). The role of immigrant generation and mentors in educational attainment. AERA Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/23328584231190380 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study Although many immigrant-origin students are optimistic and have aspirations for the future, they still experience challenges (e.g., xenophobia, racism, and discrimination) often associated with psychological […]
Reference: Leung, C., Pei, J., Hudec, K., Shams, F., Munthali, R., & Vigo, D. (2022). The effects of nonclinician guidance on effectiveness and process outcomes in digital mental health interventions: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(6), e36004. Summarized By: Jordan Cherry About the Study Digital mental health interventions (DMHIs) are becoming […]
Reference: Gobec, C., Turnbull, M., & Rillotta, F. (2022). Lessons learnt from transitioning to online mentoring and learning at university during COVID-19 for adults with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 26(4), 869-884. Summarized by: Ellen Parry Luff About the Study The transformative period of COVID-19 highlighted the increasing role of technology in daily life. […]
Reference: Hagler, M., Johnson, R., Boags, J., & Snipe, L. (2023). A qualitative thematic analysis of first-generation college students’ help-seeking attitudes, decisions, and behaviors. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/15210251231198006 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About this Study Evidence shows that college degrees are longitudinally associated with higher earnings, greater civic engagement, […]
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