New Mentoring Research

A survey of the latest peer-reviewed research on youth mentoring.

The test of time in school-based mentoring: Role of duration and re-matching on academic outcomes

final3Grossman, J.B., Chan, C.S., Schwartz, S.E.O. & Rhodes, J.E. (2012). The test of time in school-based mentoring: The role of relationship duration and re-matching on academic outcomes. American Journal of Community Psycholog, 49, 43-53

summarized by Stella Kanchewa, M.A., UMass … Read the rest

Lunch buddy mentoring program: A successful approach to working with aggressive children

Screen Shot 2013-01-12 at 4.40.26 PMCavell, T. A., & Henrie, J. L. (2010). Deconstructing serendipity: Focus, purpose, and authorship in lunch buddy mentoring. New Directions for Youth Development2010(126), 107-121.

 Background Aggressive children are at risk for problems such as delinquency, school failure, … Read the rest

New study explores individual differences in youth’s preferences for matched-ethnic mentors in STEM

.New study explores individual differences in youth's preferences for matched-ethnic mentors in STEM

Syed, M., Goza, B.K., Chemers, M.M. & Zurbriggen, E.L. (2012). Individual differences in preferences for matched-ethnic mentors among high-achieving ethnically diverse adolescents in STEM. Child Development83 (3), 896-910. (reviewed by Stella Kanchewa)

Problem:

Significant ethnic disparities exist … Read the rest

Chicago Mentoring Program Effective in Reducing Youth Violence - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Chicago mentoring program proves effective in reducing youth violence

Chicago Mentoring Program Effective in Reducing Youth Violence - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringCheng, T., Haynie, D., Brenner, R., Wright, J., Chung, S., & Simons-Morton, B. (2008). Effectiveness of a mentor-implemented, violence prevention intervention for assault-injured youths presenting to   the emergency department: Results of a randomized trial. Pediatrics, 122, 938-946.

Effectiveness of mentor-implemented, Read the rest

Cool Girls, Inc.: Promoting the positive development of urban preadolescent and early adolescent girls. - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Cool Girls, Inc.: Promoting the positive development of urban preadolescent and early adolescent girls.

Kuperminc, G.P., Thomason, J., DiMeo, M. & Broomfield-Massey, K. (2011). Cool Girls, Inc.: Promoting the positive development of urban preadolescent and early adolescent girls. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 32, 171-183. DOI 10.1007/s10935-011-0243-y

Cool Girls, Inc. is a … Read the rest