Tag Archive for: health behaviors

The connection between well-being and healthy behaviors in mentoring Israeli boarding school students

Agmon, M., Zlotnick, C., & Finkelstein, A. (2015). The relationship between mentoring on healthy behaviors and well-being among Israeli youth in boarding schools: A mixed-methods study. BMC Pediatrics, 15(1), 11. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: There isn’t much research that has been conducted on the well-being of youths in boarding schools, with the exception of […]

Peer mentoring: An effective vehicle for promoting healthy behaviors

Petosa, R.L., & Smith, L.H. (2014). Peer mentoring for health behavior change: A systematic review. American Journal of Health Education, 45, 351-357. Introduction: We know that quality youth mentoring programs have been shown to promote a myriad of positive outcome for youth.  However, little focus has been placed on the ability of youth mentoring programs […]