The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring (2014)

http://www.mentoring.org/mentoringeffect Mary Bruce and John Bridgeland Search Terms: mentoring, survey of youth Summary: Stressful situations can cause teenagers to feel overburdened and fall into a pattern of self-destruction that includes skipping school, excessive drug use or drinking or engaging in illegal activities. Mentoring programs can support teens through troubling times and prevent exposure to negativity to…

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Mentoring programs: A framework to inform program development, research, and evaluation (2006)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jcop.20125/abstract Michael J. Karcher, Gabriel P. Kuperminc, Sharon G. Portwood, Cynthia L. Sipe and Andrea S. Taylor Search Terms: mentoring Summary: Mentoring programs can support teens through troubling times and prevent exposure to negativity to ensure a proactive journey in their time of need. This study reviews current strategies, evaluates their relative merit, and concludes…

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Mentoring adolescent foster youth: promoting resilience during developmental transitions (2006)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2006.00427.x/abstract K.L Osterling and A.M. Hines Search Terms: emancipation, foster youth, independent living skills, leaving care, mentoring, resilience Summary: The current exploratory study used quantitative and qualitative data from an evaluation of the ‘Advocates to Successful Transition to Independence’ program, a mentoring program designed to train mentors to assist older adolescent foster youth in acquiring…

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Mentoring: A Promising Strategy for Youth Development (2002)

Mentoring: A Promising Strategy for Youth Development http://www.childtrends.org/wp-content/uploads/2002/02/MentoringRB.pdf Susan M. Jekielek, M.A., Kristin A. Moore, Ph.D., Elizabeth C. Hair, Ph.D. and Harriet J. Scarupa, M.S Search Terms: mentoring, volunteering Summary: Adolescence can be a difficult time for teenagers to handle as the growth period represents a time of physical changes, mental confusion, and difficulty fitting…

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