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Psychology Today Book Review: How Youth Mentoring Programs Can Become More Effective

This post is a review in Psychology Today of the book, Older and Wiser: New Ideas for Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century by Glenn C. Altschuler Before Odysseus departed to fight the Trojan War, Homer tells us, he asked Mentor, his friend, to watch over his household and Telemachus, his son. Centuries later, the […]

How Youth Mentoring Programs Can Become More Effective

By Glenn C. Altschuler, Psychology Today This post is a review of the book, Older and Wiser: New Ideas for Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century. Before Odysseus departed to fight the Trojan War, Homer tells us, he asked Mentor, his friend, to watch over his household and Telemachus, his son. Centuries later, the term “mentor” […]

[Webinar] Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century

WHEN: September 14, 2020 at 11am (EST) WHERE: Webinar Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century How might youth mentoring shift in order to enhance effectiveness? How can Canadian youth mentoring programs focus on what young people need? How can youth mentoring programs integrate evidence-based practices enhancing the social, emotional, and intellectual skills of young people? How can […]

Older and Wiser

Sneak preview: An excerpt from Older and Wiser!

By Jean Rhodes Yesterday my new book, “Older and Wiser: New Ideas for Mentoring in the 21st Century,” hit the stands – the culmination of 30 years of research and several years of writing and reflection. Today, I’m thrilled to share with you the introduction. If you’d like to order copies for your staff, please […]

[Event] European virtual launch for Dr. Rhodes’ new book

Date: Wednesday July 8, 2020 / 16:00-17:00 CEST (10am-11am, EST) Description: We are bringing a special event to you: the European book launch of Older and Wiser: New ideas for youth mentoring in the 21st century, by prof. dr. Jean Rhodes. Join this unique event to get inspired by the writer, to hear a summary […]

The Science of Older and Wiser

By Phyllis Korkki, New York Times Since ancient times, the elusive concept of wisdom has figured prominently in philosophical and religious texts. The question remains compelling: What is wisdom, and how does it play out in individual lives? Most psychologists agree that if you define wisdom as maintaining positive well-being and kindness in the face of […]