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Sustainability of supportive housing for families in the child welfare system

Nickolas Bagley, Youth Today

Published: June 26, 2019

Report Intro/Brief:
The Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing, funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, was designed to explore the effects of providing housing and … Read the rest

Natural mentors can buffer the effects of racial discrimination on African American youth

Editor’s Note: Recent events and protests have sparked a national dialogue around race and the role of racial discrimination in the lives of young African Americans. This study suggests that both parents and mentors can play an important role in Read the rest

Attachment relationships and adolescents’ life satisfaction: Some relationships matter more to girls than boys

Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 7.48.26 AMMa, C., & Huebner, E.S. (2008). Attachment relationships and adolescents’ life satisfaction: Some relationships matter more to girls than boys. Psychology in the Schools, 45 (2), 177-190.

Summarized by UMass Boston doctoral student Laura Yoviene

Introduction:

Having a secure relationship … Read the rest

Types of Family Involvement across Mentoring Programs

Screen Shot 2014-01-25 at 10.48.12 AM  Summarized by UMass Boston doctoral student Stella Kanchewa, M.A.

Spencer, R., & Basualdo-Delmonico, A. (2014). Family involvement in  the youth mentoring process: A focus group study with program staff. Children and Youth Services Review, 41, 75-82.

Introduction: Formal … Read the rest

Celebrating Fatherhood and Encouraging Mentorship with “My Brother’s Keeper”

Screen Shot 2014-06-16 at 8.47.15 AMEd. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Justice blog. See the original post here.

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I would not be where I am today without the love, guidance, and support of my father. He taught me … Read the rest