Handbook of Youth Mentoring

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-05-15
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns
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The definitive reference on youth mentoring, The Handbook of Youth Mentoring by DuBois and Karcher is a state-of-the-art compilation of theory, research, and practice in the field of youth mentoring. The first edition was recognized as best edited book by the Society for Research on Adolescence. The Second Edition features an increased focus on critical issues in evidence-based mentoring practice, including ethical issues, youth safety, mentor training, relationship terminations, and mentor-youth matching.

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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