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Handbook of Youth Mentoring



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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 5/14/2013.

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The definitive reference on youth mentoring, the Handbook of Youth Mentoring is a state-of-the art compilation of the research, practice and application of best practices in the field of youth mentoring. The first edition won the award by SRA for the best edited book, and the new edition, aims to increase its focus on practical application and implementation of best practices. The new edition of the handbook will include several new chapters on emerging areas of research and practice, including:- New chapter on Developmental Issues in Mentoring- New chapter on Social Class- New chapter on Electronic Mentoring and Media- New chapter on Mental Health problems and special needs- New Chapter on mentoring Immigrant Youth- Greater focus on implementation

Table of Contents

Youth Mentoring in Contemporary Perspective
Frameworks and Foundations
Mentoring and Positive Youth Development
Mentoring and Prevention Science
a Framework for Evidence-Based Practice in Mentoring
Mentoring Relationships
Assessing Mentoring Relationships
Mentoring Activities and Interactions
Goals in Mentoring Relationships
Mentoring Relationships in Development Perspective
Mentoring Relationships in Biological Perspective
Mentoring Relationships in Ecological Perspective
Social Networks and Mentoring
Termination and Closure in Mentoring Relationships
Cultural Perspectives
Race and Ethnicity
Social Class
Programs and Contexts
School-Based Mentoring
After-School Programs
Cross-Age Peer Mentoring
Electronic Mentoring and Media
Group and Team Mentoring
Workplace and Service Learning
Special Populations
Academically At-Risk Students
Juvenile Offenders
Youth with Mental Health Needs
Youth in Foster Care
Immigrant Youth
Children of Incarcerated Parents
Practice and Programmatic Considerations
Program Funding and Sustainability
Mentor Recruitment and Retention
Mentor Screening and Youth Protection
Mentor and Youth Matching
Training and Match Support
Family Involvement and Strengthening
Program Evaluation
Economic Evaluation of Mentoring Programs
Ethical Issues
Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century: Progress and Prospects
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