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Group Mentoring Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™

By MENTOR, Reprinted from the Introduction (“Tips for Using This Resource” Section) This Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring will be most useful to those starting group mentoring programs, as well as to those who are looking to strengthen their existing services. The recommendations included in the next section, from Recruitment through […]

Mentoring experiences for First Nations young people: A scoping review

Reference: McMahon, M., Chisholm, M., Yenara, A., Garling, T., Vogels, W., van Vuuren, J., & Modderman, C. (2023). Transformational mentoring experiences for First Nations young people: A scoping review. Australian Social Work, 76(3), 379–392. https://doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2023.2193166  Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study Evidence highlights the essential role history and a sense of identity have in […]

The Impact of a Campus-Based Therapeutic Mentoring Program

Reference: Rempe, G., Saltis, M., Matheson, D., & Cople, S. (2023). Norm-Referenced Effects of a Campus-Based Therapeutic Mentoring Program. Journal of Youth Development, 18(2), 3. Summarized by: Ellen Parry Luff About the Study In the past decade, the use of mentoring programs in the United States has surged, aiming to foster positive relationships between adults […]

Creating safe spaces for youth boys of color through mentoring relationships

Sánchez, B., Pinkston, K. D., Cooper, A. C., Luna, C., & Wyatt, S. T. (2018). One falls, we all fall: How boys of color develop close peer mentoring relationships. Applied Developmental Science, 22(1), 14–28. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2016.1208092 Summarized by Maggie Bayly Notes of Interest Mentoring relationship quality – more specifically, relationship closeness – is linked to positive […]

Fostering a sense of belonging through group mentoring

By Joanna Dumas, Reprinted from Partners for Youth with Disabilities PYD has been offering mentoring programs to young people with disabilities for over 35 years; mentoring is the core of what we do. Over the years, additional programs have been added, including Access to Theater, Career Readiness, Youth Leadership Forum, and Young Leaders Rising, and […]

New study explores the role peer contagion has in group mentoring outcomes

Joseph, H. L., & Kuperminc, G. P. (2021). A brief report on peer influence in group mentoring: A source of peer contagion or prosocial behavior change? Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22743 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Group mentoring programming is a popular approach to foster supportive relationships in various institutions, such as community centers and […]

New review explores the Finnish model of peer group mentoring

Tynjälä, P., Pennanen, M., Markkanen, I., & Heikkinen, H. L. T. (2021). Finnish model of peer-group mentoring: Review of research. Annals of the New York Academy of  Sciences, 1483(1), 208–223. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14296 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Although mentoring typically consists of dyads, increased interest in collaborative learning has encouraged the creation of more group-based […]

Mentoring Innovations: The Power of Groups

By Nancy Deutsch & Gabe Kuperminc, Reprinted from UVA Curry Youth – NEX Highlights: Group mentoring programs can be effective in fostering at least short- term improvements in a broad range of youth outcomes. The multiple types of relationships between and amongst peers and mentors in group mentoring programs contributes to youth’s experiences in, and […]

The benefits of group mentoring for adolescent girls: results from the Young Women Leaders Program

Deutsch, N. L., Reitz-Krueger, C. L., Henneberger, A. K., Futch Ehrlich, V. A., & Lawrence, E. (2017). “It Gave Me Ways to Solve Problems and Ways to Talk to People”: Outcomes From a Combined Group and One-on-One Mentoring Program for Early Adolescent Girls. Journal of Adolescent Research, 32(3), 291–322. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558416630813 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes […]

[Webinar] Designing Curriculum for Group Mentoring

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 1:00 – 2:15 PM Eastern This webinar addresses factors to consider as you design curriculum for your group mentoring program. The webinar will begin with discussion of how to select group sizes and mentor to mentee ratios that will help your effort to run smoothly and to reach intended goals. Presenters […]