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New study on the role of mentoring relationships and access to social capital

Shier, M. L., Gouthro, S., & de Goias, R. (2018). The pursuit of social capital among adolescent high school aged girls: The role of formal mentor-mentee relationships. Children and Youth Services Review93, 276-282

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NMRC quality member spotlight: The garage community and youth center

By Abigail Ellis, National Mentoring Resources Center

The Garage Community and Youth Center has been a haven for middle and high school youth living near their two sites in Kennett Square and West Grove, Pennsylvania. Amongst diverse out of school … Read the rest

New research discusses a potential alternative mentoring intervention for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Notes of Interest: This article provides preliminary support for a way to increase social competence and decreasing isolation and maladaptive social behaviors in students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The intervention being studied here addresses the current research on the Read the rest

Study shows most teenage friendships doomed to fail: But whose fault is that?

The psychiatrist Harry Sullivan believed that nothing is a more significant determinant of psychological well-being than the nature of our closest social bonds. In adolescence, research has consistently linked the quality

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LGBT Youth Who Come Out In School Have Better Self-Esteem, Finds Study

Screen Shot 2015-09-13 at 8.35.07 AMA new study examines a link between mental health and coming out early.

by madeline roth 2/10/2015

While it’s easy to dismiss the at times naïve idea that “it gets better” for all LGBT youth as they grow up, a Read the rest