Mentoring Research

Young, empathetic, and interested: A profile for volunteer mentors

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Randle, M., Miller, L., Ciarrochi, J. and Dolnicar, S. (2014).…

Types of Family Involvement across Mentoring Programs

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  Summarized by UMass Boston doctoral student Stella Kanchewa,…

The friendship crisis: Why are boys so lonely and violent?

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by Niobe Way, Washington Post Elliot Rodgers, 22, killed himself…

The Benefits of "Mentor Families" in Youth Mentoring Programs

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 Weiler, L.M., Zimmerman, T.S., Haddock, S., & Krafchick,…

Kids learn better when they manage their moods

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Posted by James Devitt-NYU on May 21, 2014 Kindergartners and…

Study explores how student/mentor attachment styles affect relationships and outcomes

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Bernier, A., Larose, S., & Soucy, N. (2005). Academic…

New research highlights how relationships support young people

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Summarized by UMass Boston doctoral student Stella Kanchewa,…

Trauma-informed care: Implications for mentoring

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Walkley, M & Cox, L. (2013). Building Trauma-informed schools…

Nearly 40% of US children lack strong emotional bonds with their parents

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B. Rose Huber-Princeton In a study of 14,000 US children,…

Professors Are Prejudiced, Too

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A recent study, conducted by Katherine Milkman and her colleagues,…

Evidence Of Racial, Gender Biases Found In Faculty Mentoring

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Editor's note: As the field embraces Youth Initiated Mentoring,…

Why It Is Not Always Possible To Get Closure

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Dr.  Jennifer Harman (partially abridged and reposted from…