Editor’s Blog

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…

What we can learn from a "glittering ounce" of good news

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"Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of…

Tipping points and a path to more effective mentoring

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By Jean Rhodes In a recent JAMA psychiatry paper, Boston University…