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“Deep-level” similarity: New randomized study eplores whether having a similar disability matters for mentoring match outcomes?

  Heppe, E. C. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., Kef, S., & Schuengel, C. (2019). Does having a similar disability matter for match outcomes?: A randomized study of matching mentors and mentees by visual impairment. Journal of Community Psychology, 47(2), 210–226. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22116 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Developing meaningful relationships and other forms of social participation can […]

Mentoring expert, Szilvia Simon, talks about how online programming can open doors for international connections

Experts’ Corner: Mentoring in the era of COVID-19 From the ‘Mentoring in the era of COVID-19: Nine experts in the field weigh in’ article by Justin Preston and Monica Arkin Szilvia Simon of the European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring adds that, even once in-person programming has resumed to its former capacity, virtual programming will continue […]

Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Adar Ben-Eliyahu and Limor Goldner

Distinguished Lecture Series Hosted by the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring The Mentor’s Perspective: Mentoring as a meaningful lifelong experience Featuring:  Adar Ben-Eliyahu Senior Lecturer, Chair of Consortium on Youth/Children in Prolonged Crisis, University of Haifa Limor Goldner Senior Lecturer, Head of the School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021, […]

Tinkering Afterschool Program Demonstrates Moving Beyond Binary of Adult- Versus Child-centered Education

By Shirin Vossoughi, Meg Escudé, and Natalie R. Davis, Youth Today  Throughout our work in youth programs and critical educational spaces, we have witnessed how educators, mentors, and facilitators committed to liberatory learning often wrestle with the “pendulum swing” between adult- and child-centered education. Many of us come to youth work to struggle against dehumanizing […]