Tag Archive for: virtual mentoring

What are the benefits of virtually mentoring youth?

Andersen, T. S., & Wellen, H. (2023). Being a mentor in the digital era: An exploratory study of the benefits undergraduate student mentors derived from providing virtual mentoring to youth. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23051 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Mentoring programs are affordable interventions that can reduce or prevent risky behaviors and promote positive […]

Finding purpose during times of adversity: The MentorOn program

Patel, K. N., Lincoln, B., Gomez, L. A. M., Lopez, A. C., Ting, T., Lund, T. J., & Liang, B. (2023). MentorOn: A peer mentoring program developed for COVID‐19 times. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23030 Summarized by Megyn Jasman and Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up several concerns about youth […]

The Benefits of Virtually Mentoring Youth

By and reprinted from the Annie E. Casey Foundation Youth men­tor­ing pro­grams were dri­ven to adapt and embrace vir­tu­al options dur­ing the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. A study — fund­ed by the Annie E. Casey Foun­da­tion — deliv­ers insights that mem­bers in the men­tor­ing field can use to refine their vir­tu­al approach­es and inform fur­ther innovation. Men­tor­ing […]

Strive for College Joins with College Board and CommonApp to Provide Virtual Mentoring to Millions of Underserved College Hopefuls

New collaboration will integrate UStrive into student offerings to better support underserved high school students, as the pandemic drives unprecedented interest in virtual mentoring Featured Article by Strive for College, PR Newswire Strive for College, a nonprofit organization that provides free online mentoring services for college-bound students announced that they are collaborating with the College […]

[Webinar] Transitioning to Virtual Mentoring: Responses, Solutions, and Practices

Date: Thu, Oct 22, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT COVID-19 has forced mentoring programs to make major changes in their operations in order to ensure that youth continue to have positive relationships.  In this webinar, several programs will be discussing various aspects of the transition to virtual mentoring. Presenters will share their own […]

Lessons in virtual mentoring

This post has been pasted directly from the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network. Agyemang, E. O., & Haggerty, K. P. (2020). Best practices for virtual mentoring: Six key findings from a literature review. University of Washington, School of Social Work. https://pttcnetwork.org/sites/default/files/2020-07/R10%20PTTC%20Best%20Practices%20in%20Virtual%20Mentoring_7.2020.pdf Introduction Mentoring has long been considered an evidence-based practice for promoting positive youth […]