mentoring research

What’s new in Public Policy? Mid-September, 2018

Janet Forbushby Janet Forbush, Contributing Editor

Background:  This Policy Column includes what will be a monthly feature that shares information regarding initiatives of the philanthropic community to address needs of children and youth.  And, given the international focus of numerous foundations … Read the rest

Why Michael Phelps and Beyoncé Aren't Role Models - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Research explores why Michael Phelps, Beyoncé, and others are no role models (nor should they be)

Spurgin, E. (2012). , Hey, How  did  I become a Role Model?  Privacy and the  Extent of Role-Model Obligations, Journal of Applied Philosophy.

Young people  should  learn  that  Phelps  is a proper  role model when it comes to swimming,  but Read the rest

Tom Keller

A conversation with Thomas Keller: How programs can maintain long-term mentoring relationships, and next steps in the field

Interviewed by Maaike Kroes and Iris Kools

Thomas Keller serves as the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research and Director of the Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring. His research focuses on the development and influence of youth mentoring Read the rest

Leaving So Soon? Researchers Investigate Why Mentoring Matches End Early

Mentoring relationship closures in Big Brothers Big Sisters community mentoring programs: Patterns and associated risk factors. DeWit, D., DuBois, D., Erdem, G., Larose, S., Lipman, E., & Spencer, R. (2016).
American Journal of Community Psychology, 0, 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/ajcp.12023.… Read the rest

Simon-Larose

Profiles in mentoring: Simon Larose on mentoring at the college level

We are thrilled to feature Professor Simon Larose, whose work has deepened our understanding of the role of attachment relationships in mentoring. Simon is a professor in the Department of Education at the University of Laval. He has Read the rest

Profiles in Mentoring: A conversation with Maurice Crul on mentoring and immigrant youth

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Editor’s Note: I had the pleasure of meeting Professor Maurice Crul at the European Centre for Evidence-Based Mentoring last year. He is a rock star in the field of immigration and has been leading efforts to explore how mentoring affects Read the rest

Q & A with Professor Buffy Smith, author of new book that explores mentoring high risk college students

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Charlie Tyson (reposted from Inside Higher Education)

In recent years, many colleges and universities have turned to mentoring programs in an attempt to retain underperforming students. Federally supported mentoring programs have been around since the Higher Education … Read the rest

Mentoring and the new science of wise interventions

Jean E Rhodes

In recent years, my colleagues and I have been studying the consequences of unequal mentoring opportunities in the U.S. Drawing on large, national data sets, we have found that marginalized students are less likely to report having … Read the rest

Profiles in Mentoring: A Conversation with Johanna Greeson on Natural Mentoring and Foster Care

johanna_greeson_CEBMby Kate Powers

Introduction: Johanna Greeson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Greeson received her MSW from Bryn Mawr College in 1999, and then returned to school for … Read the rest

New research tests impact of mentoring on school dropouts

Candil, D. M., & Gaza, M. (2017). A pilot Study of the impact of the Peraj mentoring program on school dropout risk of Mexican children. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(3), 315-332.DOI: 10.1002/jcop.21849

Summarized by Jelle de Graaf

 

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