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Show empathy and offer support gently: Tips for supporting students with mental health struggles.

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Adolescents are readying for the next step in a seemingly endless…

New study explores how COVID-19 affected mentors and mentees

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Kaufman, M. R., Wright, K., Simon, J., Edwards, G., Thrul,…

Researchers Examine Benefits of Informal Mentoring for Young People

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BUSSW doctoral program graduate Grace Gowdy (SSW’19) and…

Youth-Initiated Mentoring as a Scalable Approach to Addressing Mental Health Problems During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Levi van Dam, PhD1; Jean Rhodes, PhD2; Renée Spencer, EdD3 Author…

What American kids need this summer

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To help students recover from a pandemic school year, experts…

Summer Programs for Kids Will Use Multiple Strategies to Cut COVID-19 Risk

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By Stell Simonton, Youth Today Although more and more…

How to Help Your Adolescent Think About the Last Year

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Hint: It’s not a “lost year.” Also, the screen time with…

What Students Are Saying About Mentors, Uncomfortable School Assignments, and Snitching

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  Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts,…

American Rescue Plan Gives Out-of-school Time Programs Big Role in Pandemic Recovery

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By Stell Simonton, Youth Today With the latest COVID-19…