Tag Archive for: qualitative study

Using TRICS model to help build mentor-mentee relationships

Donlan, A. E., McDermott, E. R., Zaff, J. F. (2017). Building relationships between mentors and youth: Development of the TRICS model. Children and Youth Services Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.06.044 Summarized by Karina DeAndrade   Notes of Interest: In this qualitative study, researchers used a model called TRICS to understand how relationships are formed between mentors and mentees. […]

New study on youth attitudes towards school mentoring programs

Weiss, S., Harder, J., Bratiotis, C., & Nguyen, E. (2019). Youth Perceptions of a School-Based Mentoring Program. Education and Urban Society, 51(3), 423–437. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013124517722830 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Through their study, Weiss, Bratiotis, and Nguyen (2019) listened to youths’ voices to create the better approaches to fulfill academic needs and to improve […]

New research on how youth-initiated mentoring can possibly redress problems faced by many mentoring programs.

Spencer, R., Gowdy, G., Drew, A. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (2018). “Who Knows Me the Best and Can Encourage Me the Most?”: Matching and Early Relationship Development in Youth-Initiated Mentoring Relationships with System-Involved Youth. Journal of Adolescent Research. doi:10.1177/0743558418755686 Summarized by Rachel Thompson Notes of Interest: This exploratory qualitative study showed that the YIM approach […]