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A brief school-based mentoring program for middle school students with elevated disruptive behavior

McQuillin, S. D., & McDaniel, H. L. (2021). Pilot randomized trial of brief school-based mentoring for middle school students with elevated disruptive behavior. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 127–141. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14334 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Despite the popularity of school-based mentoring, very little is known about what mentors actually do with […]

Mentoring for Kids: 5 Ways to Be an Effective Mentor

By Lori Ampey, Boys & Girls Clubs of America We often hear from kids and alumni about how Boys & Girls Clubs change their lives. But as a youth mentor for more than 21 years, the truth is the Club saved mine.  Early in my career with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Corridor, […]

What online mentoring format is most effective for engaging girls in STEM? New study has answers!

Stoeger, H., Heilemann, M., Debatin, T., Hopp, M. D. S., Schirner, S., & Ziegler, A. (2021). Nine years of online mentoring for secondary school girls in STEM: An empirical comparison of three mentoring formats. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 153–173. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14476 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although online mentoring is a promising […]

[Webinar] National Mentoring Summit 2021: The Future of Mentoring

Date: March, 26, 2021, 8.30am – 5pm (+8 GMT, Singapore Time). The “National Mentoring Summit 2021: The Future of Mentoring” will be hosting speeches and discussions among experts from around the world regarding the impact of mentoring, as well as how mentoring can expand and evolve.   This event will be held online.  To access the […]

The importance of the closure process in formal mentoring relationships

Spencer, R., Keller, T. E., Perry, M., Drew, A. L., Clark‐Shim, H., Horn, J. P., Miranda‐Díaz, M., & McCormack, M. J. (2021). How youth mentoring relationships end and why it matters: A mixed-methods, multi-informant study. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 67–79. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14290 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Despite how common mentoring terminations […]

Defining mentoring: How the world of mentoring is expanding

Mullen, C. A., & Klimaitis, C. C. (2021). Defining mentoring: A literature review of issues, types, and applications. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 19–35. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14176 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  With more and more alternative approaches to mentoring appearing in modern times, the definition of mentoring is becoming more complex and […]

How shared experiences between mentors and protégés encourage perspective-taking among protégés

Varghese, L., & Finkelstein, L. (2021). An investigation of self-efficacy crossover between mentors and protégés within mentoring dyads: Mentoring and self-efficacy. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 80-97. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14324 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Mentoring can help promote a wide variety of positive outcomes in the workplace, whether it’s receiving a […]

How faculty-student mentoring relationships affect college students’ development and academic success

Raposa, E. B., Hagler, M., Liu, D., & Rhodes, J. E. (2021). Predictors of close faculty−student relationships and mentorship in higher education: Findings from the Gallup−Purdue Index. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483(1), 36–49.  https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14342 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Supportive mentoring relationships have an influential effect on college students’ academic […]

Making the case for paraprofessional mentoring …40 years ago

by Jean Rhodes In 1979, a young psychology professor named Joseph Durlak published a controversial study in Psychological Bulletin that sent ripples through the helping professions. What Joe sought to do was to combine all published studies that had compared the outcomes of experienced psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers with those of paraprofessionals (i.e., nonexpert, […]

Seven key issues in professionalizing mentoring programs

Stoeger, H., Balestrini, D.P., & Ziegler, A. (2021). Key issues in professionalizing mentoring practices. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1483, 5–18. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14537 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although mentoring has become increasingly common over the years, the popularity of it is starting to decrease.  This paper describes 7 issues concerning the […]