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Mentoring Innovations in Times of Crisis: Serving Youth with Disabilities

By Kristin Humphrey (Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD), Reprinted from the National Mentoring Resource Center The coronavirus has created an unprecedented crisis which has impacted the way we live, work, and interact.  Mentors are needed now more than ever to support youth during this time of COVID-19, providing comfort, connection, and suggestions to navigate […]

A case for the embracing the science of mentoring

 by Jean Rhodes Despite significant strides in establishing the evidence base in the field of mental health, relatively few practitioners ground their work in clinically-proven strategies. Indeed ,there are now proven strategies for treating such problems as anxiety, depression, PTSD, and eating disorders, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) , dialectical behavior therapy, and family-based treatment programs–yet, few […]

Research Scientist Position at iRT

Research Scientist Position innovation Research & Training (iRT), a behavioral science research firm, in Durham, North Carolina, seeks a full-time Research Scientist. iRT specializes in the development, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based prevention and intervention programs for youth. Job Description: Project Director of and team member on several research, evaluation, and training and technical assistance […]

Please help advance the science of mentoring

Recruiting Mentoring Programs & Pre-Match Mentors to Evaluate Web-Based Mentor Training Program February 10, 2014: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $1.09 million research grant to Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, Senior Research Scientist, and Dr. Rebecca Stelter, Research Scientist, at innovation Research & Training, and Dr. Jean Rhodes, Professor and Director of the Center […]