Mentees and their mothers: New study explores relationship difficulties and targeted mentoring

Williamson, S., Lyons, M. D., Deutsch, N. L., & Lawrence, E. (2021). Mentees and their mothers: The association between maternal relationship difficulties and targeted outcomes of mentoring. Journal of Community Psychology, 49(6), 2162–2178. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although maternal relationship characteristics can affect academic and behavior outcomes in youth, there is still uncertainty […]

New study explores mentoring adolescent girls in the context of maternal relationship difficulties

Williamson, S., Deutsch, N. L., & Lawrence, E. C. (2020). A qualitative exploration of mentoring relationship development for girls experiencing maternal relationship difficulties. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 105577. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Developing close relationships with mentees can be challenging, especially for adolescent mentees who are referred to mentoring programs.  Findings of […]