Mentoring Children and Adolescents: A Guide to the Issues (Contemporary Youth Issues)

Mentoring Children and Adolescents: A Guide to the Issues (Contemporary Youth Issues)

by Maureen A. Buckley, Sandra H. Zimmermann, Sandra Hundley Zimmermann
     
 

Written in a clear, straightforward manner, this comprehensive volume offers an overview of the concept of mentoring and information on the role that caring adult-youth relationships play in fostering positive development for young people. The book presents up-to-date research on the efficacy and limitations of mentoring, types of mentoring programs, and key

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Written in a clear, straightforward manner, this comprehensive volume offers an overview of the concept of mentoring and information on the role that caring adult-youth relationships play in fostering positive development for young people. The book presents up-to-date research on the efficacy and limitations of mentoring, types of mentoring programs, and key figures in the mentoring movement. It presents accessible information on issues crucial to developing, implementing, and assessing effective mentoring ventures.

Also included are an extensive collection of current, practical resources and a directory of mentoring initiatives, foundations, and organizations. A valuable resource for young people seeking adult connections, this book is also beneficial to school personnel, youth group leaders, directors of volunteer programs, and anyone who cares about young people and youth issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275979751
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Series:
Contemporary Youth Issues
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.28(d)

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