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  NCJ Number: NCJ 242116     Find in a Library
  Title: Handbook of Youth Mentoring
  Editor(s): David L. DuBois ; Michael J. Karcher
  Date Published: 05/2013
  Page Count: 600
  Annotation: This handbook, compiled by leading experts, presents a comprehensive synthesis of current theory, research, and practices in the field of youth mentoring and offers critical analyses of the topics essential to understanding the principles of effective mentoring of young people.
  Abstract: This work includes 38 chapters, segmented into 8 parts, that detail the latest research and practices available in the field of youth mentoring. It includes research-based and theory-driven coverage on key topics for program practice, such as sustainability, mentor recruitment and training, mentor-mentee matching, relationship closure processes, and ethical issues. The chapters offers scholarly treatment and practical applications for mentoring program approaches and youth populations, including e-mentoring, group mentoring, and strategic family involvement, as well as mentoring immigrant youth, children of incarcerated parents, and youth in foster care. Each chapter includes a checklist for practitioners to guide their application of the chapter’s theories and research findings to everyday practice in the field.
  Main Term(s): Mentoring (juvenile)
  Index Term(s): Youth (Under 15) ; Children at risk ; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs ; Mentoring programs ; Adolescents at risk
  Publication Number: ISBN: 9781412980142
  Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
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  Type: Handbook
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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