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When College students mentor high-risk youth: Two important lessons

summarized by Stella Kanchewa

hm_rotate_1Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 69-78.

Introduction: Credit bearing service-learning experiences for college students can mutually engender growth among students who participate within these courses and the communities they serve. Students’ experiences within these … Read the rest

Study highlights mentoring in the context of Latino youth’s broader village during their transition from high school

Sánchez, Esparza, Berardi & Pryce (2011). Mentoring in the context of Latino youth’s broader village during their transition from high school. Youth and Society, 43(1), 225-252. (Summarized by UMB graduate student Stella Kanchewa)

This study highlights the benefits … Read the rest

How natural mentoring improves academic engagement

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Hurd, N.M. & Sellers, R.M. (2013). Black adolescents’ relationships with natural mentors: Associations with academic engagement via social and emotional development. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19 (1), 76-85.

summarized by Stella Kanchewa, MA, UMB doctoral student in Read the rest

New study suggests that disadvantaged youth gain the most from mentoring

Screen Shot 2014-01-25 at 10.48.12 AMThompson, R.B., Corsello, M., McReynolds, S., & Conklin-Powers, B. (2013). A longitudinal study of family socioeconomic status (SES) variables as predictors of socio-emotional resilience among mentored youth. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 21 (4), 378-391. DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2013.855864.

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Application of Child-Centered Play Therapy Principles to School-Based Mentoring Relationships

Application of Child-Centered Play Therapy Principles to School-Based Mentoring RelationshipsAlthough we typically focus on research in fields outside of but related to youth mentoring, this article brings principles from a related field – child-centered play therapy – and applied them to school-based mentoring.

Frels, R.K. & Onwuegbuzie, A.J. (2012). … Read the rest