Research on early terminations in therapy, including the specific behaviors and attitudes that increase their likelihood, is relevant to mentoring relationships. Nearly half of all therapeutic ties terminate prematurely, owing to a variety of factors. Sometimes parents … Read the rest
The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring was launched in September, 2012, making 2017 its fifth year anniversary. Since its launch, we have posted 1,200 article summaries, forums, profiles, and news articles, attracting over a 1.6 million page views … Read the rest
Over the past few decades, considerable federal, state, and foundation resources have been invested in research and evaluation aimed at improving the evidence base of youth mentoring. This … Read the rest
“Essentially, “transference” is a jargony way to … Read the rest
A growing number of studies have demonstrated the benefits of youth-initiated mentoring (YIM). Rather than being assigned a mentor, young people are provided with the skills and scaffolding to recruit caring adults from within their own networks. … Read the rest
In a recent New Yorker article, writer Alice Gregory describes Crisis Text Line, a new service for youth who are in need of support.
Considering how widespread it is, it is somewhat alarming that there is not yet a uniform standard of best practice around social media in youth mentoring. Granted, many programs … Read the rest
By Jean Rhodes and Elizabeth Raposa
Let’s start with a pop quiz. Here goes: How many American adults, aged 18 and older served as volunteer mentors in 2015? And, #2, how have these numbers changed over the past decade? Take … 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.