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NMRC quality member spotlight: The garage community and youth center

By Abigail Ellis, National Mentoring Resources Center

The Garage Community and Youth Center has been a haven for middle and high school youth living near their two sites in Kennett Square and West Grove, Pennsylvania. Amongst diverse out of school … Read the rest

NMRC national quality member spotlight: BBBS Independence Region

Written by Abigail Ellis, National Mentoring Resource Center

As the fourth largest agency in one of the oldest and most respected brands in the youth mentoring business, one might wonder why Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region enthusiastically engaged in … Read the rest

Upcoming webinars on the Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Program

National Mentoring Resource Center

The recently completed evaluation of the Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Program (MEDP) offered a fascinating look at how mentoring programs can think about making targeted enhancements to their services and improve the quality and consistency of mentoring … Read the rest

NMRC review on mentoring for youth with disabilities

Review by National Mentoring Resource Center

This review examined research on mentoring for youth (ages 25 and younger) who have a disability, including physical, cognitive, learning, and developmental disabilities, and excluding psychiatric disabilities which have been discussed elsewhere. It … Read the rest

NMRC announces new podcast series on mentoring research

By Mike Garringer
National Mentoring Resource Center

NMRC is launching its first podcast series, Reflections on Research, which offers interviews with leading researchers and scholars about their youth mentoring research and how practitioners can use that information to improve … Read the rest

NMRC reviewed the effectiveness of mentoring programs

Reposting from National Mentoring Resource Center

One of the main activities of the National Mentoring Resource Center Research Board is to review the research about rigorously evaluated mentoring programs to rate their currently demonstrated level of effectiveness.

Program reviews are 

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A case for the embracing the science of mentoring

 by Jean Rhodes

Despite significant strides in establishing the evidence base in the field of mental health, relatively few practitioners ground their work in clinically-proven strategies. Indeed ,there are now proven strategies for treating such problems as anxiety, depression, PTSD,

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Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents – National Mentoring Resource Center Review

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Group Review Board
G. Roger Jarjoura, Ph.D.
(American Institutes for Research)
National Mentoring Resource Center

This review examines research on mentoring for children of incarcerated parents. The review is organized around four questions:  (1) What is the demonstrated effectiveness of … Read the rest

Group Mentoring Model Shows “Promise and Potential” – National Mentoring Resource Center Review

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Gabriel Kuperminc, Ph.D. (Georgia State University)
National Mentoring Resource Center

This review examines the research evidence for mentoring programs that use a group format, in which one or more mentors is matched with a group of youth … Read the rest