Reference: Alarcón, X., & Mirković, B. (2023). “Those bridges that help you get there”: How natural mentors improve social support and social capital of unaccompanied immigrant youths leaving residential care. Residential Treatment For Children & Youth. https://doi.org/10.1080/0886571X.2023.2241816 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study In Catalonia, unaccompanied immigrant youth live in reception centers until they […]
Reference: Wittner, B., Barthauer, L., & Kauffeld, S. (2023). Accessibility and mobilisation of social capital in first-generation students’ social networks—A mixed-methods approach. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 25(2), 254–278. https://doi.org/10.1177/1521025120979643 Summarized By: Ariel Ervin About the Study First-generation college students are an underrepresented population who are less likely to start a […]
Christensen, K. M., Kremer, K. P., Poon, C. Y., & Rhodes, J. E. (2023). A meta‐analysis of the effects of after‐school programmes among youth with marginalized identities. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. Summarized by Ellen Parry Luff Notes of Interest There is a growing consensus that after-school programs (ASPs) are a positive resource for […]
Garcia-Murillo, Y., Sánchez, B., Carter, J. S., McMahon, S. D., & Schwartz, S. E. (2023). Natural mentoring among college students of color: Considerations for their ethnic-racial identity and psychological well-being. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23064 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: College students of color in predominately White institutions (PWIs) have poorer graduation and retention […]
Denner, J., & Torres, D. (2023). How natural mentoring is used by Latinx youth at a community technology center. Journal of Latinos and Education, 22(1), 339-356. Summarized by Ellen Parry Luff Notes of Interest Despite the rapid growth of the technological workforce in America, Latinx are underrepresented in the field of technology. Evidence shows that mentoring […]
Gowdy, G., Spencer, R., Udofia, I., Fennell, Z., & Jones, A. (2023). Core and capital mentoring—in real life: A qualitative exploration of different types of youth-initiated mentoring relationships with systems-involved youth. Journal of Adolescent Research, https://doi.org/10.1177/07435584231176013 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Mentoring is a well-known approach that can prevent systems-related outcomes (e.g., delinquency) as well […]
By Ashley Austrew, Reprinted from care Any time is a good time to talk to kids about what it means to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning (LGBTQ+), but June is an especially important opportunity to get the conversation started. June is Pride month, which commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion and […]
Opara, I., Metzger, I. W., Dawoud, S., Pierre, K., Assan, M. A., Garcia-Reid, P., & Reid, R. J. (2023). “It Makes Me Feel like I Can Make a Difference”: A Qualitative Exploration of Peer Mentoring with Black and Hispanic High School Students. Youth, 3(2), Article 2. https://doi.org/10.3390/youth3020034 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although peer mentoring […]
Simpson, S. B., Hsu, T., & Raposa, E. B. (2023). Trajectories and impact of White mentors’ beliefs about racial and ethnic discrimination in a formal youth mentoring program. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12664 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Evidence indicates that American mentoring programs are more accessible and less stigmatizing for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, […]
Monjaras-Gaytan, L. Y., & Sánchez, B. (2023). Historically underrepresented college students and natural mentoring relationships: A systematic review. Children and Youth Services Review, 149, 106965. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2023.106965 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Historically underrepresented college students encounter many hurdles as they navigate higher education. Although natural mentorships are a viable way to support historically underrepresented […]
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