By MENTOR MENTOR, in partnership with American Student Assistance (ASA), launched a new public awareness campaign: Mentoring Amplifies! The campaign seeks to promote a positive narrative around mentoring, address the common barriers to becoming a mentor, and to emphasize the importance of relationships, particularly in this moment when loneliness is on the rise. The graphics, […]
Aresi, G., Pozzi, M., & Marta, E. (2020). Programme and school predictors of mentoring relationship quality and the role of mentors’ satisfaction in volunteer retention. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2495 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Relationship between experienced non-parental mentors and younger mentees not only provides youth with access to […]
In episode 75 of You Can Mentor Podcast, Stephen and Zack interview Dr. Jean E. Rhodes about her thoughts concerning the effectiveness of youth mentoring, as well as her new book, Older and Wiser. Click here to listen to the episode.
Schenk, L., Sentse, M., Lenkens, M., Nagelhout, G. E., Engbersen, G., & Severiens, S. (2020). Instrumental Mentoring for Young Adults: A Multi-Method Study. Journal of Adolescent Research, 0743558420979123. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558420979123 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although there is a limited amount of research on instrumental mentoring, where the mentor supports the mentee to accomplish […]
Bowers, E. P., Winburn, E. N., Sandoval, A. M., & Clanton, T. (2020). Culturally relevant strengths and positive development in high achieving youth of color. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 70, 101182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2020.101182 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although the positive development of high-achieving youth of color has been connected to spirituality and critical reflection, […]
Castro, E. M., & Cohen, A. K. (2020). Fostering youth civic engagement through effective mentorship: Understanding the college student volunteer mentors who succeed. Journal of Community Psychology, n/a(n/a). https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22482 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although college student volunteers can develop positive mentoring relationships with adolescents, there’s still a limited amount of scholarship that addresses […]
Date: January 27 – 29, 2021 The 11th annual National Mentoring Summit will feature researchers, practitioners, and other mentoring professionals involved in the nationwide mentoring movement. This virtual event will feature discussions on building a unified mentoring agenda, improving programs/practices, and establishing mentoring relationships that will promote positive youth development. Register by December 18, 2020, […]
Duron, J. F., Williams‐Butler, A., Schmidt, A. T., & Colon, L. (2020). Mentors’ experiences of mentoring justice-involved adolescents: A narrative of developing cultural consciousness through connection. Journal of Community Psychology, 48(7), 2309–2325. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22415 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although mentoring is a popular method of engaging with at-risk youth and justice-involved youth, youth mentoring programs still […]
Jablon, E. M., & Lyons, M. D. (2020). Dyadic report of relationship quality in school-based mentoring: Effects on academic and behavioral outcomes. Journal of Community Psychology, n/a(n/a), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22477 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: The strength and quality of mentoring relationships can have positive effects on student-related outcomes There is a limited amount of […]
Cavell, T. A., Mutignani, L. M., Alfonso, L., & Marie Smith, A. (2020). Attachment Tendencies, Big 5 Personality Traits, and Self‐Efficacy as Predictors of Mentors’ Relationships with Aggressive Children. American Journal of Community Psychology, 66(1-2), 130-143. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Many staff members are expected to identify helpful and problematic habits from […]
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 -
Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.