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“It Makes You Feel Good to Help!”: An Exploratory Study of the Experience of Peer Mentoring in Long-Term Care

Theurer, K. A., Stone, R. I., Suto, M. J., Timonen, V., Brown, S. G., & Mortenson, W. B. (2022). “It Makes You Feel Good to Help!”: An Exploratory Study of the Experience of Peer Mentoring in Long-Term Care. Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 41(3), 451–459. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980821000611 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  […]

New study investigates the effectiveness of a school-based arts mentorship intervention on students’ learning outcomes

By ArtSmart Overview: The value of arts education for youth is often self-evident to advocates and practitioners. However, finding empirical evidence to support such claims is limited, and can be costly for organizations like ArtSmart, a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides free, weekly individualized music mentorship sessions for over 400 students in Title 1 middle and […]

New commentary reevaluates the effectiveness of mentoring in reducing juvenile criminal recidivism

DuBois, D. L. (2022). Reconsidering the effectiveness of mentoring for prevention of juvenile criminal recidivism: A brief comment on systematic review and meta-analysis of noninstitutional psychosocial interventions to prevent juvenile criminal recidivism (Olsson et al, 2021). Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 90(8), 647–651.  https://doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000744 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Interventions conducted outside the juvenile justice […]

Using mentorships to promote agency and a sense of belonging among asylum seekers

Amitay, G. (2022). From Helpless Rage to Loving Resistance: Resistance to Othering and Practices of Agency in Mentoring Children of Asylum Seekers in Israel. Child & Youth Care Forum, 51(4), 705–727. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-021-09649-7 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  More than 30,000 African refugees and asylum seekers (AS) live in Israel. AS in Israel endure restrictive state […]

Gutman Library Virtual Book Talk – Sister Resisters: Mentoring Black Women on Campus

Date: Sep. 19, 2022, 12:00 PM EST The book, Sisters Resisters, provides a multifaceted approach that encourages change & growth for mentees & mentors in cross-racial mentorships in higher education. In this virtual book talk, Janie Victoria Ward, Ed.M.’81, Ed.D.’86, and Tracy L. Robinson-Wood, Ed.M.’83, Ed.D.’88, offer advice for advisors, faculty members, and administrators, who […]

How mentor-delivered single session interventions can broaden youth psychosocial services

Hart, M. J., Sung, J. Y., McQuillin, S. D., & Schleider, J. L. (2022). Expanding the reach of psychosocial services for youth: Untapped potential of mentor-delivered single session interventions. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22927 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Although there are ongoing improvements in developing, validating, and disseminating mental health interventions, treatments […]

E-mentoring in higher education: A structured literature review and implications for future research

Tinoco-Giraldo, H., Torrecilla Sánchez, E. M., & García-Peñalvo, F. J. (2020). E-Mentoring in Higher Education: A Structured Literature Review and Implications for Future Research. Sustainability, 12(11), 4344. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114344 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Mentorships are known for helping students stay in school and achieve academic success. Due to the growing prevalence of online or distance […]

New RCT explores the effectiveness of a mentoring program for youth assault injuries

Lindstrom Johnson, S., Jones, V., Ryan, L., DuBois, D. L., Fein, J. A., & Cheng, T. L. (2022). Investigating Effects of Mentoring for Youth with Assault Injuries: Results of a Randomized-Controlled Trial. Prevention Science.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01406-z Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Mentorships are known for averting delinquency and crime and can improve behavioral and educational outcomes. […]

She Gives Me a Break from the World: Review Looks at Formal Youth Mentoring Relationships Between Adolescent Girls and Adult Women

Spencer, R., Liang, B. (2010). “She Gives Me a Break from the World”: Formal Youth Mentoring Relationships Between Adolescent Girls and Adult Women. J Primary Prevent, 30, 109–130. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10935-009-0172-1 Summarized by Maggie Bayly Notes of Interest: Youth mentees are typically paired with a same-sex adult mentor. For girls, in particular, theories and past programs indicated […]

[Webinar] Expanding Mentorships to Center Around Gen Z Agency, Advocacy, and Decision-Making

Date: Oct 6, 2022, 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) (RESCHEDULED) People from Generation Z (Gen Z) are known for their advocacy, desire for change, and their enthusiasm. Join MENTOR in this webinar to learn more about a) Gen Z decision-making research, b) how mentoring relationships should focus on their needs, and c) […]