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Two ways to prevent volunteer burnout and attrition

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 1.15.03 PMAllen, J.A., & Mueller, S.L. (2013). The revolving door: A closer look at major factors in volunteers’ intention to quit. Journal of Community Psychology, 41(2), 139-155.

Introduction: Volunteers provide an invaluable service to non-profit organizations and communities. Unfortunately, … Read the rest

How mentors can help youth flourish: Implications from positive psychology

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Leach, C. J., Green, L. S., & Grant, A. M. (2014). Flourishing Youth Provision: The Potential Role of Positive Psychology and Coaching in Enhancing Youth Services. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 9(1). 44-58.

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★ Rising Star: Edmond Bowers

Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 8.36.19 PMEditors Note: We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to learn more about the work of Dr. Edmond Bowers, Assistant Research Professor at Tufts University’s Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development. For the past few years, Ed has Read the rest

Cool Girls, Inc.: Promoting the positive development of urban preadolescent and early adolescent girls. - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Cool Girls, Inc.: Promoting the positive development of urban preadolescent and early adolescent girls.

Kuperminc, G.P., Thomason, J., DiMeo, M. & Broomfield-Massey, K. (2011). Cool Girls, Inc.: Promoting the positive development of urban preadolescent and early adolescent girls. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 32, 171-183. DOI 10.1007/s10935-011-0243-y

Cool Girls, Inc. is a … Read the rest