Tag Archive for: autonomy

New study explores “Autonomy-supportive” vs. “controlling” approaches to mentoring

Javornicky Brumovska, T., & Seidlova Malkova, G. (2023). Initial perception of the mentoring role and related mentors’ approach of autonomy support or control in formal youth mentoring relationships. Journal of Community Psychology.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23004 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest Mentors’ approaches to interacting with mentees play an essential role in establishing beneficial and supportive formal […]

Supporting autonomy in youth mentoring relationships: A Q&A with Amanda Davis & Dr. Samuel McQuillin

Amanda is a fourth-year doctoral student in the School Psychology program at the University of South Carolina’s Department of Psychology. She received her B.A. from Wake Forest University in 2019 with honors in psychology and her M.A. from the University of South Carolina in 2021. Amanda’s research focuses on studying how young people benefit from […]