Tag Archive for: mentoring quality

Time to listen in and observe to foster better mentor-mentee relationships

Lucas-Thompson, R. G., Weiler, L. M., Haddock, S. A., Henry, K. L., Zimmerman, T. S.,  Krafchick, J., & Prabhu, N. (2020). “Listening In”: Improving the Science and Practice of Mentoring Through Naturalistic Observations of Mentor–Mentee Relationships. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-020-01777-3 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although many studies and papers have repeatedly […]

New Research Identifies Relationship Quality as Key to Successful School-Based Mentoring

Bayer, A., Grossman, J., & DuBois, D. L. (2015). Using volunteer mentors to improve the academic outcomes of underserved students: The role of relationships. Journal of Community Psychology. Summarized by Jessica Cunningham, B.A., Research Associate, Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring Background: Many schools facing financial hardship are turning to low-cost ways of identifying and supporting students […]

Quality Mentoring Connections Are Linked to Improved Student Transition to College

Lenz, S. (2014). Mediating effects of relationships with mentors on college adjustment. Journal of College Counseling. Summarized by Jessica Cunningham, B.A., Research Associate, Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring Background: It is a known, albeit unfortunate, fact that a percentage of students enrolling in college will not complete their degrees. Indeed, the U.S. Department of Education has […]