By Abigail Ellis, Reprinted from the National Mentoring Resource Center The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption in the lives of young adults. In particular, opportunity youth—those aged 16–24 who are not in school or employed—have been disproportionately affected by the economic downturn resulting from this crisis. Without the required education or skills, this […]
Fallavollita, W. L., & Lyons, M. D. (2023). Social acceptance from peers and youth mentoring: Implications for addressing loneliness and social isolation. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23002 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Due to increasing popularity, youth mentoring programs have more service delivery options (school-based mentoring, community-based mentoring, skill development mentoring, mentor-mentee relationships, etc.). Peer […]
Date: [UPDATED] Feb 16, 2023, 01:00 PM EST Although 18% of American youth (13.4 million) live in rural communities, only 10% of U.S. mentoring programs are located within their areas. Join this CMWS webinar to learn about the panel members’ creative strategies and the innovative partnerships they have created. To register for the event, please […]
Ross, B. R.(2022). “We Make a Life by What We Give”: The Impact of a High School Mentoring Program on the Perceptions and Academic Achievement of Black Males. (Doctoral Dissertation, University of South Carolina). Scholar Commons. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: There is a shortage of support from interventions (e.g., mentoring) that foster post-secondary planning […]
Mapes, Ayla. R., & Cavell, T. A. (2023). Students enrolled in a college autism support program: Comparisons with non-enrollees and use of program-sponsored mentoring. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. https://doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2023.2164990 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although more and more students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are attending college, they still experience notable challenges. […]
By Dana M. Sox & Helen Min, Reprinted from Youth NEX Highlights: Research suggests there is a potential increase in child adversity exposures, or trauma, post-pandemic. In general, mentoring relationships may help because they can lead to greater self-esteem, stronger connections to school, peers, and family, lower levels of depression, and less involvement in bullying […]
Suurmond, J., Kruithof, K., & Harting, J. (2023). Does mentoring improve the health of people in the community? A realist evaluation. Journal of Social Work, 14680173221144412. https://doi.org/10.1177/14680173221144411 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Establishing and maintaining a social network can promote positive health outcomes. Although social networks have positive health implications, developing and maintaining them […]
Interviewed by Jean Rhodes Alexandra Werntz is a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Jean Rhodes at the Center for Evidence-based Mentoring and with Dr. Bethany Teachman at the University of Virginia. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia in 2020, specializing in supportive accountability for technology-delivered interventions. Her dissertation focused on […]
Glass, L. E. (2023). Social capital and first-generation college students: Examining the relationship between mentoring and college enrollment. Education and Urban Society, 55(2), 143–174. https://doi.org/10.1177/00131245221076097 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: There is a progressively big gap in college graduation rates among first-generation and low-income students. Studies indicate that this notable disparity stems from a lack […]
Date: Jan 19, 2023, 01:00 PM EST National Mentoring Month is an opportunity for everyone involved in the mentoring field to gather, celebrate our dedication to mentoring, reflect on the work done the past year, and evaluate future possibilities in the field. Join this webinar to learn about how National Mentoring Month is being celebrated […]
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