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Profiles in Mentoring: A Conversation with Johanna Greeson on Natural Mentoring and Foster Care

Below is a profile of Professor Johanna Greeson. Johanna’s excellent new book will be out next month!  by Kate Powers Introduction: Johanna Greeson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Greeson received her MSW from Bryn Mawr College in 1999, and then returned to […]

Policy Corner: Janet Forbush on latest policy implications for mentoring

Written by Janet Forbush, Senior Advisor with the Center for the Advancement of Mentoring March 2017 Introduction: The frenzy of current public policy activity at all levels of government as well as in the private sector has set an entirely new stage for what we have come to know as “March Madness.”  Though readers of […]

The new science of gratitude: Implications for mentoring

By Jean Rhodes “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”  Marcel Proust   These are complicated times, and many mentors and mentees are feeling distress and anxiety. The growing science of gratitude (yes, there is a science behind being appreciative) sheds important light […]