Research in Action: Fostering Close and Effective Relationships in Youth Mentoring Programs

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This is the fourth issue in a series of Research in Action products informed by the Research and Policy Council convened by MENTOR, which aim to make scholarly research accessible and relevant for mentoring practitioners. It contains a peer-reviewed article summarizing the latest research available on fostering close and effective mentoring relationships, as well as tools created by MENTOR for mentoring program coordinators to apply this research to their work with mentors, and a list of additional resources on the topic.

    Goals:

    To equip mentoring program managers with research-informed information and tools to help foster close and effective relationships between youth and mentors.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource is oriented toward mentoring relationships that are supervised in the context of a formal, structured program.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Monitoring and Support

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    This project was funded by a grant from the Metlife Foundation.

  • Resource Name:

    Research in Action: Fostering Close and Effective Relationships in Youth Mentoring Programs

    Publisher/Source:

    MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

    Author:

    Jean E. Rhodes, Ph.D. Peer reviewers included David DuBois, Ph.D. and Stephen F. Hamilton, Ph.D. The project was directed by Cindy Sturtevant Borden.

    Date of Publication:

    2007

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

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    Evaluation Validity:

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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online in PDF form, on the MENTOR website: http://www.mentoring.org/new-site/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/RIA_ISSUE_4.pdf

















  • References:

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    Additional References: N/A



























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