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Research Article: Maskwacis Youth Perceptions of Strength and Resilience

Principal Investigator(s): Baydala, Lola  
Institution: University of Alberta  

Special Populations: Aboriginal Children/Youth

Keywords: Aboriginal, First Nations, youth, cultural identity, community, strength, resilience,
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Mentors Serve as “Facilitators of Change” for Ex-Offenders

Research Study: Garcia, J. (2015). The Importance of the Mentor–Mentee Relationship in Women’s Desistance From Destructive Behaviors. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, 0306624X14568257.
Mentors Serve as “Facilitators of Change” for Ex-Offenders · Screen Shot 2014-04-03 at 10.59.32 AM. Garcia, J. (2015). The Importance of the Mentor–Mentee Relationship in Women's Desistance From Destructive Behaviors. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, ...
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New Research Identifies Relationship Quality as Key to Successful School-Based Mentoring

Research Study: Bayer, A., Grossman, J., & DuBois, D. L. (2015). Using volunteer mentors to improve the academic outcomes of underserved students: The role of relationships. Journal of Community Psychology.

Mentoring Areas of Core Focus: In School Mentoring
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Quality Mentoring Connections Are Linked to Improved Student Transition to College

Research Study: Lenz, S. (2014). Mediating effects of relationships with mentors on college adjustment. Journal of College Counseling.

Mentoring Areas of Core Focus: Informal
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New study explores mentor relationship beginnings

Research Study: DeWitt, D. J., Lipman, E. L., Da Costa, J., Graham, K., Larose, S., Pepler, D., Coyle, J., DuBois, D., Manzano-Munguia, M, & Ferro, A. (2016). Predictors of early versus late match relationship beginnings in Big Brothers Big Sisters community programs. Children and Youth Services Review. doi:
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New study suggests that disadvantaged youth gain the most from mentoring

Research Study: Thompson, R.B., Corsello, M., McReynolds, S., & Conklin-Powers, B. (2013). A longitudinal study of family socioeconomic status (SES) variables as predictors of socio-emotional resilience among mentored youth. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 21 (4), 378-391. DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2013.855864.

Ages: 13-18
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New Research Identifies Relationship Quality as Key to Successful School-Based Mentoring

Research Study: Bayer, A., Grossman, J., & DuBois, D. L. (2015). Using volunteer mentors to improve the academic outcomes of underserved students: The role of relationships. Journal of Community Psychology.

Mentoring Areas of Core Focus: In School Mentoring
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Quality Mentoring Connections Are Linked to Improved Student Transition to College

Research Study: Lenz, S. (2014). Mediating effects of relationships with mentors on college adjustment. Journal of College Counseling.

Mentoring Areas of Core Focus: Informal
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Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents – National Mentoring Resource Center Review

Research Article: Group Review Board
G. Roger Jarjoura, Ph.D.
(American Institutes for Research)
National Mentoring Resource Center
http://www.nationalmentoringresourcecenter.org/index.php/what-works-in-mentoring/model-and-population-reviews.html?id=121
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New study suggests that disadvantaged youth gain the most from mentoring

Research Study: Thompson, R.B., Corsello, M., McReynolds, S., & Conklin-Powers, B. (2013). A longitudinal study of family socioeconomic status (SES) variables as predictors of socio-emotional resilience among mentored youth. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 21 (4), 378-391. DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2013.855864.

Ages: 13-18
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Interesting new study on mentor self-efficacy: What predicts it?

Research Study: Larose, S. (2013). Trajectories of mentors’ perceived self-efficacy during an academic mentoring experience: What they look like and what are their personal and experimental correlates? Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 21(2), 150-174, doi:10.1080/13611267.2013.813728.

Special Populations: Mentors
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The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is dedicated to the success of mentoring organizations, schools and programs across the province. We advance mentoring by offering tools and resources to help mentoring organizations start a mentoring program, improve delivery, or recruit and train mentors.

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