Editor’s Blog

The answers to these 3 questions may rock your world

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by Jean Rhodes Taken the quiz? Good. Now let's explore…

Embedded mentoring: An idea whose time has come

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by Jean Rhodes

Imagine if students were told to pack up their bags and drop out of school whenever their teachers decided to move, retire, or take medical leave? As they emptied their desks, some might be disappointed and wonder what they and their classmates had done to drive their dear teacher away. Fortunately, most schools are robust systems that can absorb the loss of any given teacher.

What do Americans think (and do) about mentoring?: Important new report sheds light

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by Jean Rhodes and Matthew Hagler With the release of a comprehensive…

Shoulda. coulda. woulda: What listening to Joe Durlak might have done

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by Jean Rhodes In 1979, a young psychologist named Joe Durlak…

New study shows lifelong influence of mentors: But there's a catch

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 by Jean E. Rhodes It almost goes without saying that natural…

Who exactly was Mentor?: A stunning revelation and some important lessons

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by Jean Rhodes Researchers and practitioners often refer to…

"Then a miracle occurs:" Why we need a better understanding of youth mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes Early in my career, I developed a conceptual…

Encouraging results: A sneak preview of a new meta-analysis on natural mentoring

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Levi Van Dam, L., Wildschut, B., Smit, D., Branje, S., Rhodes,…

A pyramid scheme for mentoring programs: Well, not exactly

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Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.…

Embedded mentoring: An important new approach to helping today's youth

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by Jean Rhodes My friend Rick recently shared a graduation…

Ending mentoring relationships: Important lessons from child psychotherapy

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by Jean Rhodes Research on early terminations in therapy, including…