What is the mentoring paradox? New study has answers!

Ziegler, A., Gryc, K. L., Hopp, M. D. S., & Stoeger, H. (2021). Spaces of possibilities: A theoretical analysis of mentoring from a regulatory perspective. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 174–198. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the ongoing research on mentoring relationships, the mentoring paradox is still salient. While […]

The mentoring paradox, and how to solve it

by Jean Rhodes In a forthcoming book, “Older and wiser: Rethinking youth mentoring for the 21st Century,” (Harvard University Press), I explore why the field of mentoring has remained somewhat decoupled from the more rigorous guidelines of prevention science, and has been granted considerable immunity from the consequences of disappointing findings over the years. Although […]