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What were youth development staff members’ experiences during COVID-19?

Woodberry-Shaw, D., Akiva, T., & Lewis, S. S. (2022). Youth development staff experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic: A mixed methods study. Child & Youth Care Forum.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-022-09711-y Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Youth development staff play a key role in providing support for young people. This study examined the experiences of youth development […]

New study explores adaptation of a cross-cultural mentoring model

Pryce, J., Gilkerson, L., Baruah, N., & Solis, A. (2022). Adaptation of the mentoring FAN cross-culturally: Lessons from India. Journal of Social Service Research.  https://doi.org/10.1080 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the increasing presence of youth mentoring programs in non-western countries, many programs focus on informal mentoring processes and outcomes. This study assesses […]