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Policy Corner: How Amachi serves the needs of children of incarcerated parents

W. Wilson Goode Sr.

Policy Corner: How Amachi serves the needs of children of incarcerated parents

by. W. Wilson Goode Sr.

About 10.7 million U.S. children ages eighteen and under have at least one parent who is under some form of supervision by the … Read the rest

Program Corner: Mentoring the Children of Military Families

In this post, Jim Seevers, Senior Vice President of Dare Mighty Things shares his insights on mentoring the children of military families. Jim has twenty-eight years of experience as an Air Force officer, including service as the Manpower and Personnel Read the rest

Evidence Corner: Is Mentoring Worth the Investment? The Jury is Out

David DuBois

By David DuBois

It is intuitive to many that investments in mentoring are a worthwhile investment. Indeed, we do have robust evidence that youth can and do benefit in important ways from mentoring, such as improved behavior, social relationships, and … Read the rest

Evidence Corner: Let’s Get Physical!

by David DuBois

Screen Shot 2013-01-17 at 9.27.14 AMI had occasion a few years ago to consult with a statewide mentoring organization around issues of program evaluation and outcome measurement. The outcome survey that I developed for the organization’s consideration proved to be too long … Read the rest

Program Corner: Using Technology to Improve Mentor Recruitment

Screen Shot 2013-01-17 at 10.00.32 PMIn this post, I have asked Katy White, who is a consultant with Dare Mighty Things (www.daremightythings.com), to share her insights on how technology can assist program managers in recruiting mentors.  Katy is steeped in mentoring knowledge from Read the rest

Program Corner: Enhancing Your Ability to Train Mentors through Technology

OrNGMentor 

In this post, I have asked Butch Schuck and Amy Steinhilber to comment on how technology has enhanced mentor training in the National Guard Youth Challenge Program (www.ngycp.org).  Butch Schuck serves as the Deputy Program Director for the Read the rest

Evidence Corner: Looking for Evidence in All the Right Places

Evidence Corner: Looking for Evidence in All the Right Placesby David DuBois

I am very pleased and honored to have the opportunity to contribute to the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring as the editor of the site’s Evidence Corner. I look forward, in the months to come, to sharing and … Read the rest

The researcher is asking for advice! - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Prevention Corner: The researcher is asking for advice!

In addition to my role as a mentoring researcher, I’m also Big Brother to Kayden. He’s 10 years old and in the 5th grade. I’ve been mentoring Kayden for about 10 months. Kayden is actually my 2nd Little; my first … Read the rest

Technology Solutions for Youth Mentoring Case Management - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Program Corner: Technology solutions for case management

Dave Van Patten - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring
Technology solutions for case management

Dave Van Patten, Editor

Over the next few weeks, I have asked several mentoring experts to comment on how technology solutions can help improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mentoring programs. In this post, Brian … Read the rest

Policy Corner - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Policy Corner

W. Wilson Goode, Sr. - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

W. Wilson Goode, Sr. As Policy Editor, Dr. Goode will write or edit the Policy Corner blogs. This blog will serve as Dr. Goode’s platform to cover issues that stand at the intersection of mentoring and public policy. … Read the rest