Children should learn about navigating their emotions from an early age, says sociologist Thomas Scheff.
He refers to emotions as “internal events,” intangible cues working as “signals that alert us to the state of the world … Read the rest
Many of us may recall an instance of being bullied when we were young. Unfortunately, for many, these unpleasant experiences aren’t just a distant memory. In fact, they’ve adversely affected their relationships well into adulthood.
Bullying, or the abuse of
By Venessa Marks and Julie Novak
This blog is part of a three-post series on toxic stress.
The first post explains what toxic stress is and why it matters for youth mentoring programs, the second highlights what professional staff … Read the rest
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.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.