Editor’s Blog

All ears: Four good reasons to take a more targeted approach to mentoring

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By Jean Rhodes For nearly a century, many mentoring…

Mentoring and politics: Some resources and expert advice

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by Jean Rhodes Mentors are often instructed to avoid discussing…

How the growth mindset shrank: Lessons for the field of youth mentoring

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By Jean Rhodes In his smart new opinion piece, Stuart…

It’s time to shed light on the “black box” of mentoring programs

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By Jean Rhodes For the most part, the field of mentoring…

Summer memories and a major study on friendship and mobility

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by Jean Rhodes When I was growing up Allendale, NJ in the…

Just because: The benefits of reaching out to the people in our lives

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By Jean Rhodes Findings from an important new study in the…

Mentoring + supportive accountability = game changer

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By Jean Rhodes The research is clear that goal-oriented…

Four ways that mentors can help address the mental health crisis

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By Jean Rhodes Since the early 1990's, the major…

Deconstructing “risk” in youth mentoring programs

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By Cyanea Poon and Jean Rhodes Mentoring programs and researchers…

How mentoring programs can help address the youth mental health crisis

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By Jean Rhodes The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Like compulsive gold miners: Reflecting on five (and counting) new meta-analyses

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By Jean Rhodes My colleagues and I began conducting meta-analyses…