Content for Researchers & Academics

All content relevant for academics, students, and research-minded individuals who are interested in youth mentoring research.

Sandra LaFleur: Talking politics can help stretch minds.

Sandra Louk LaFleur is Associate Vice President, Research, Evaluation, & Innovation for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America You make very salient points about the importance of engaging our youth, especially our young adults, around topics that could easily be considered as “too touchy” for most. What we need to do is step forward and help […]

George Albee: Pioneering community psychologist

Appeared in The Journal of Primary Prevention, Vol. 28, No. 1, January 2007 (OC    2006) My Mentor, George Albee Jean E. Rhodes1 In the fall of 1979, I had the blind luck of enrolling in a freshman psychology course that was taught by George Albee. It did not strike me as the least bit unusual that […]

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 multi-component program that focuses on enhancing girls’ positive youth development through promotion of healthy behaviors and attitudes. […]

Research Corner 1.0

Research Corner 1.0 is an archive of Jean Rhodes’ posts from the National Mentoring Partnership’s Research Corner series. Beginning in the early 1990’s, the articles were posted on mentoring.org with the goal of summarizing peer-reviewed articles as they pertained to a range of topics. Ethical Principles for Youth Mentoring Relationships (PDF), Research Corner.  Author: Jean Rhodes, […]