Tag Archive for: mentoring goals

Finding a balance: The benefits of integrating youth- and goal-focused approaches in youth mentorships

Werntz, A., Poon, C. Y. S., & Rhodes, J. E. (2023). Striking the balance: The relative benefits of goal- and youth-focused approaches to youth mentoring relationships. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-023-01751-4 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Evidence suggests that targeted, goal-focused mentoring approaches are more effective than non-specific mentoring approaches in promoting a variety […]

New study shows that pandemic and online mentoring lowered mentors’ expectations

Mader, M., Stoeger, H., Veas, A., & Ziegler, A. (2021). How Mentors Think About the Attainability of Mentoring Goals: The Impact of Mentoring Type and Mentoring Context on the Anticipated Regulatory Network and Regulatory Resources of Potential Mentors for School Mentoring Programs. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 4842.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.737014 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Because mentors’ expectations […]

A mentoring initiative that strives to support the whole child

By Nury Crawford, Gwinnett County Public Schools National Mentoring Resource Center Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Community-Based Mentoring Program in Gwinnett County, Georgia plays an important role in our school district’s efforts to support students. In 2008, our CEO/Superintendent created the program to address a need in our community—a need to support underserved African American young […]