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Gender Matching: An Investigation of Same- versus Cross-gender Matches

Gender Matching: An Investigation of Same- versus Cross-gender Matches - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based MentoringKanchewa, S. S., Rhodes, J. E., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Olsho, L. E. W. (2014). An investigation of same- versus cross-gender matching for boys in formal school-based mentoring programs. Applied Developmental Science18(1), 31–45. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2014.876251

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Seven steps to helping your male mentee express his emotions

Written by Justin Preston

Can boys share their feelings with one another? Is it okay for them to say that they love each other? There are a wide range of expectations that boys pick up around how they should act, … Read the rest

LGBTQ Terms That Every Mentor Should Know

Fenway Health recommends that its providers maintain a level of cultural competence in order to best serve their LGBTQ clients, and one element of this is having a working vocabulary surrounding LGBTQ life and health. In the same spirit during … Read the rest

Different roles different styles: Study explores mentoring roles.

Different roles and different results: Is there an ideal mentoring style?

Keller, T. & Pryce, J. (2012). Different roles and different results: How activity orientations correspond to         relationship quality and student outcomes in school-based mentoring. Journal of Primary  Prevention, 33, Read the rest

Stella Kanchewa, M.A., Clinical Psychology, UMass Boston

Stella Kanchewa, M.A., Clinical Psychology, UMass Boston - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

I believe that the emerging practice of matching female mentors with male mentees is a positive trend. It allows programs to accomplish their fundamental goal of providing youth with non-parental relationships who can serve as additional supports towards positive growth. … Read the rest

Therman Evans, Esq. President of the Board, Mentoring to Manhood - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Therman Evans, Esq. President of the Board, Mentoring to Manhood

Therman Evans, Esq. President of the Board, Mentoring to Manhood - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringBefore a young boy can become a man he must see the image of one. We would never want to discount the power and impact that a woman can have in a young boy’s life. There are numerous examples where … Read the rest

Roland Warren, President of the National Fatherhood Initiative - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Roland Warren, President of the National Fatherhood Initiative

Roland Warren, President of the National Fatherhood Initiative - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringQ. Do you think that it’s a good idea for mentoring programs match young male mentees with female mentors?

A. This is not a positive trend because it fails to strengthen the mentoring field by addressing the lack of male

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