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Meeting youth where they are: Why social-emotional skills and culturally responsive mentoring is critical for college and career readiness

By Joana Ortiz, mentoring.org

I knew something was off when I couldn’t focus in my courses, the weight of my head was too much to bear, and getting out of bed was increasingly difficult as the days passed. I couldn’t … Read the rest

Youth Initiated Mentoring: A new approach to working with vulnerable adolescents

NGYCPSchwartz, S., Rhodes, J., Spencer, R., & Grossman, J. (in press.) Youth initiated mentoring: Investigating a new approach to working with vulnerable adolescents. American Journal of Community Psychology.

 

Introduction: 

This article examines the use of Youth Initiated Mentoring (YIM) … Read the rest