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Mentoring Program Feature: The Arthur Project

By the Author Project Six years ago, an idea emerged about a new way of mentoring that combined therapeutic support principles, the power of relationships, and social justice to meet the needs of middle schoolers in underserved communities in The Bronx. The young people in this community have been placed at increased risk of becoming […]

[Webinar] “Imma put the lil homies on next”: Mentoring, mixtapes, and hip-hop-informed approaches to collecting data

Date: Nov 18, 2021 01:00 PM EST Although there’s a growing number of studies on the experiences of Black men in higher education, there isn’t as much research on this subject that incorporates culturally sensitive, arts-based methodologies. The study featured in this event applies hip hop to traditional qualitative methods to create a mixtape* that […]

How can we provide culturally responsive strategic mentoring for Black males? New qualitative study has answers.

Robinson, Q. L. (2021). Strategic Mentoring: A Culturally Responsive Approach for Supporting Black Males. Journal of Black Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021934721998068 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Although research highlights the importance of mentoring has on youth-related outcomes, the overall effectiveness of mentorships depends on the relationship structure.   This qualitative study explores how mentoring can promote positive social […]

Providing culturally-sensitive mentoring for Asian international students studying counseling psychology

Park-Saltzman, J., Wada, K., & Mogami, T. (2012). Culturally Sensitive Mentoring for Asian International Students in Counseling Psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 40(6), 895-915 Summarized by Ariel Ervin  Notes of Interest: Counseling psychology programs are becoming increasingly international. This study proposes various methods to provide effective and culturally sensitive mentoring relationships for international students, who are in counseling […]