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Bringing Together Mentoring, Technology, and Whole-School Reform
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The iMentor College Ready Program is a unique model that combines elements of school-based mentoring, whole school reform, and technology in an effort to help students develop the knowledge, behaviors, and skills needed to reach and succeed in college. It is an intensive, four-year intervention offered in schools that serve low-income students. Students are paired …

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Children with Incarcerated Parents: A Quantitative Evaluation of Mentoring and Home-Based Counseling and Case Management Services
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There is evidence that parental incarceration has negative effects on children (e.g., on mental health and behavior; Murray, Farrington, & Sekol, 2012). In particular, there has been a concern about “intergenerational incarceration,” or a high likelihood that children with incarcerated parents (CIP) will themselves become justice-involved. The incarceration of a parent brings unique stressors to …

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Youth mentoring relationships in context: Mentor perceptions of youth, environment, and the mentor role
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Youth mentoring is primarily understood as a relationship between mentor and mentee, yet mentors often enter into home, school, and other community settings associated with youth they serve, and interact regularly with other people in mentees’ lives. Understanding how and why mentors negotiate their role as they do remains under explored, especially in relation to these environmental elements. …

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