Keynote address from the 2014 Mentoring Congress in Heerenveen, The Netherlands on March 20th, 2014. Dr. Jean Rhodes, Frank L. Boyden Professor of Psychology at University of Massachusetts Boston and Research Director of The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring, draws from her 20+ years of experience as a youth mentoring researcher in the United States to give a comprehensive presentation. Recent research that gauges the effectiveness of youth mentoring is discussed and recommendations are given on how to best leverage program practices and policy to maximize positive youth outcomes and minimize the risk for negative outcomes. Professor Rhodes covers a wide range of topics in the field of youth mentoring and provides advice that is specific to program staff, policy makers, and researchers within the European Union. Introduction and closing comments made by Frank van Hout, member of the Executive Board, VET Friesland College. The 2014 Mentoring Congress was hosted by MentorProgramma Friesland: mentorprogrammafriesland.nl
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
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