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New RCT explores the effectiveness of a mentoring program for youth assault injuries

Lindstrom Johnson, S., Jones, V., Ryan, L., DuBois, D. L., Fein, J. A., & Cheng, T. L. (2022). Investigating Effects of Mentoring for Youth with Assault Injuries: Results of a Randomized-Controlled Trial. Prevention Science.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01406-z Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Mentorships are known for averting delinquency and crime and can improve behavioral and educational outcomes. […]

Consideration of future consequences: How does solitude affect youth with behavioral issues?

Poon, C. Y. S., Chan, C. S., Chau, P. P. L., & Chan, C.-Y. (2021). Be Still and You Will Know: A Mixed-Method Study on Solitude and Consideration of Future Consequences Among Youth in Rehabilitation. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 0306624X211058955. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X211058955 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Social media makes it’s difficult for […]

Expert David DuBois Describes the Promise of Mentoring Programs for Delinquency Prevention

To realize the full potential of youth mentoring programs, it is critical to advance research on program effectiveness and population-level impact. By David L. DuBois, Ph.D., National Institute of Justice David L. DuBois, “Mentoring Programs for Youth: A Promising Intervention for Delinquency Prevention,” May 26, 2021, nij.ojp.gov: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/mentoring-programs-youth-promising-intervention-delinquency-prevention Mentoring programs are a prominent strategy in […]