Tag Archive for: intentional mentoring

Image of a mentor and mentee talking to each other.

Want to be a great mentor? Here’s how

by Joyce E. A. Russel, Forbes Editors’ note: While the Chronicle tends to have a focus on youth mentoring in formal programs and natural settings, we also try to bring our readers different perspectives on youth and mentoring from around the internet and research world. Ask yourself what the most successful version of your relationship is. […]

Why “intentional” mentoring is so important

by Jean Rhodes I’d like to make the case make for intentional mentoring in all youth settings, but let’s start with a an example from youth sports. The National Council on Youth Sports estimates that more than 45 million youth between 8 and 19 participate in some form of youth sports each year, making it one of […]

Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change

Building on the “intentional mentoring” column we posted last week, this 5-minute video makes the case for training adults to be more effective agents of change  for  vulnerable children and families. “What children need is for their entire environment of relationships to be invested in their healthy outcomes”