In a study done over 30 years ago, researchers pulled first graders from different classrooms and had them interact together in a new playgroup several days in … Read the rest
Content for Non-Profits & Policy-Makers
All content relevant for youth mentoring practitioners, youth-serving program staff, and people who are interested in mentoring-related policy.
Madia, B.P., & Lutz, C.J. (2004). Perceived similarity, expectation-reality discrepancies, and mentors’ expressed intention to remain in Big Brothers/Big Sisters programs. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 34 (3), 598-623.
Mentor initiated premature terminations compromise mentoring programs’ goal of fostering … Read the rest
Miranda-Chan, T., Fruiht, V., Dubon, V., & Wray-Lake, L. (2016). The functions and longitudinal outcomes of adolescents’ naturally occurring mentorships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57, 47-59.
Summarized by Sam Burton… Read the rest
by Jean Rhodes
According to a recent Gallup poll successful college students have one important thing in common–they all had one or more teachers who were mentors who took an interest in … Read the rest
Background Positive mentoring relationships display closeness, warmth, authenticity, and empathy. This study sought to capture the emotional … Read the rest
by David DuBois
One of the most common frustrations I have heard voiced by folks in practice and advocacy roles within our field is that the measures used in evaluations of programs … Read the rest
Leach, C. J., Green, L. S., & Grant, A. M. (2014). Flourishing Youth Provision: The Potential Role of Positive Psychology and Coaching in Enhancing Youth Services. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 9(1). 44-58.
Great Britain … Read the rest
I am living proof that mentoring works… a point that was very important for me to make in my autobiography, The Road to Home.
Born in Tabriz, Iran, raised by … Read the rest
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 - MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.