Jean Rhodes’ new book, “Older and wiser: New ideas for youth mentoring in the 21st Century (Harvard University Press)” has been named the winner of the 2023 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award from the American Psychological Association’s Developmental Psychology Division. The Maccoby Award honors a book in the field of psychology that has had or promises […]
Date: May 26th, 2021, 3:30 PM CEST Professor Jean Rhodes will be having a conversation with professor Levi van Dam about her new book, Older and Wiser: New ideas for youth mentoring in the 21st Century for the European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring’s upcoming book club event. Despite the scant evidence of mentoring programs being effective, […]
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.
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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