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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

AYPF Presentation: Referrals to Mentoring for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

AYPF Presentation: Referrals to Mentoring for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System

AYPF Presentation: Referrals to Mentoring for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

In this video of a recent American Youth Policy Forum event, experts Barbara Kelly (Program Associate OJJDP), UTSA Professor J. Mitchell Miller, and Pamela Clark, a program Associate in the National Center for Youth in Custody discuss discuss the issues … 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

FORUM: Post-election wish list for youth mentoring - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

FORUM: Post-election wish list for youth mentoring

FORUM: Post-election wish list for youth mentoring - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringNow that the election is over and the nation has some political clarity for the next few years, I found myself wondering about what this might mean in terms of federal-level support for mentoring. With stability in the White House … Read the rest

Discussion: What do you wish you could do more of in your youth mentoring program? - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Discussion: What do you wish you could do more of in your program?

Discussion: What do you wish you could do more of in your youth mentoring program? - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringIn some ways, running a youth mentoring program is about tradeoffs. We may want to serve more kids, try new approaches, build more creative partnerships, but often these desires are constrained by available resources, staff skills and time, or the … Read the rest

Jean Rhodes - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

A Note From The Editor, October 30, 2012

I am delighted to appoint eight new members to the editorial board of the Chronicle for Evidence-Based Mentoring. With their vast knowledge and experience, the members of this board are well positioned to bring us important perspectives and to stimulate … Read the rest

Practice Corner - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Practice Corner

Marty Martinez

As CEO of an organization working to fuel the movement of quality mentoring in Massachusetts, our team comes across mentoring programs implementing new and innovative ways to strengthen mentoring relationships and their program all the time. These efforts are critical … Read the rest

Dr. Art Stukas: A risky strategy for a mentoring program to choose

Art Stukas, Ph.D. is Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University in Australia. He and his colleagues (Gil Clary and Mark Snyder) have been studying volunteer motivations and have conducted a series of studies testing their “Functional Approach to Volunteerism” and Read the rest

Should mentors discuss politics with mentees? Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Should mentors talk politics with their mentees

by Jean Rhodes, Ph.D.Should mentors discuss politics with mentees? Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

This week, the Forum delves into whether or not a mentor and youth should discuss politics. Discussing politics, religion, and world events can be difficult, especially when there are competing ideas about what is best for … Read the rest

Connect to Mentoring Resource - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Connect to Mentoring Resource

Looking for mentoring resources and training? Contact your State Mentoring Partnership.

State Partnerships are at the core of mentoring’s infrastructure is a growing network of Mentoring Partnerships that MENTOR has helped to build and support.

Mentoring Partnerships serve a … Read the rest