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Issue No. 4

This issue spotlights mentoring through a global lens. We also look at the following articles:

  • Lee, Joanna M., Lauren J. Germain, Edith C. Lawrence, and Jenna H. Marshall. 2010. “ ‘It opened my mind, my eyes. It was good.’ Supporting College Students’ Navigation of Difference in a Youth Mentoring Program.” Educational Horizons 89(1): 33-46.
  • Hughes, Carolyn, Elizabeth Boyd and Sara J. Dykstra. 2010. “Evaluation of a University-Based Mentoring Program: Mentors’ Perspectives on a Service-Learning Experience.” Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning 18(4): 361-382.
  • Torres, Rodrigo S., Gary W. Harper, Bernadette Sanchez, M. Isabel Fernandez. 2011. “Examining Natural Mentoring Relationships (NMRs) among Self-Identified Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning (GBQ) Male Youth.” Children and Youth Services Review, in press.
  • Smith, Laureen. 2011. “Piloting the use of teen mentors to promote a healthy diet and physical activity among children in Appalachia.”Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing 16: 16-26.
Issue No. 3

This issue reviews articles from Play, Talk, Learn. Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring New Directions for Youth Development, No. 126 (2010) , edited by Michael Karcher and Michael Nakkula.

Articles include:

  • Karcher, Michael J. and Michael J. Nakkula. 2010. “Youth mentoring with a balanced focus, shared purpose, and collaborative interactions.” New Directions for Youth DevelopmentNo. 126: 13-32
  • Pryce, Julia M., Naida Silverthorn, Bernadette Sanchez and David DuBois. 2010. “GirlPOWER! Strengthening mentoring relationships through a structured, gender-specific program.” New Directions for Youth Development No. 126: 89-105.
  • Karcher, Michael J., Carla Herrera and Keoki Hansen. 2010. “ ‘I dunno what do you want to do’: Testing a framework to guide mentor training and activity selection.” New Directions for Youth Development No. 126: 51-69.
  • Cavell, Timothy A. and Joye L. Henrie. 2010. “Deconstructing serendipity: Focus, purpose and authorship in lunch buddy mentoring.” New Directions for Youth Development No. 126: 107-121.
Issue No. 2

This issue spotlights the impact of youth mentoring on young people in the foster care system. We also look at the following articles:

  • Wheeler, Marc E, Thomas E. Keller and David L Dubois. 2010. “Review of Three Recent Randomized Trials of School-Based Mentoring.” Social Policy Report 24(8): 1-21
  • Durlak, Joseph A. and Roger P. Weissberg. 2010. “A Meta-Analysis of After School Programs that Seek to Promote Personal and Social Skills in Children and Adolescents.” American Journal of Community Psychology 45: 294-309
  • Renick, Thomson, Nicole and Debra H. Zand. 2010. “Mentees’ Perception of Their Interpersonal Relationships: The Role of the Mentor-Youth Bond.” Youth Society 41:434-445
Issue No. 1

This issue spotlights the impact of youth mentoring on the academic achievement of at-risk youth. We also look the following articles:

      • DiRenzon, Marco S., Frank Linnehan, Ping Shao and William L. Rosenbery (2010) “A moderated mediation model of e-mentoring.”Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76: 292-305.
      • Rhodes, Jean, Renne Spence and Belle Liang. (2009) “First Do No Harm: Ethical Principles for Youth Mentoring Relationships.”Professional Psychology: Practice and Research, 40(5): 452-458.
      • Deutsch, Nancy L. and Renee Spencer (2009) “Capturing the magic: Assessing the quality of youth mentoring relationships.”New Directions for Youth Development 121: 47-70.
      • Greeson, Johanna KP, Lynn Usher and Michal Grinstein-Weiss (2010) “One adult who is crazy about you: Can natural mentoring relationships increase assets among young adults with and without foster care experience?” Children and Youth Services Review 32: 565-577