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NCJ Number: 229357 Find in a Library
Title: ABCs of School-Based Mentoring
Author(s): Linda Jucovy; Michael Garringer
Date Published: September 2007
Page Count: 88
Sponsoring Agency: Hamilton Fish National Institute on School and Community Violence
Washington, DC
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
Portland, OR 97204
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2005-JL-FX-0157
Sale Source: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
101 SW Main Street
Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204
United States of America

Hamilton Fish National Institute on School and Community Violence
George Washington University
2121 K Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide explores the nuances of building a youth mentoring program in a school setting.
Abstract: Mentoring is an increasingly popular way of providing guidance and support to young people in need. In recent years, youth mentoring has expanded from a relatively small youth intervention to a cornerstone youth service that is being implemented in schools and their communities. The Effective Strategies for Providing Quality Youth Mentoring in Schools and Community series, sponsored by the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence and supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, is designed to give practitioners a set of tools and ideas that they can use to build quality mentoring programs. This revised book in the series is designed primarily for mentoring organizations who wish to partner with a school or school district to provide adult-youth mentoring services on campus. Much of the content addresses how to structure roles and responsibilities for each party and how to structure services so that the partnership functions effectively. Sample forms, references, and resources
Main Term(s): Mentoring programs
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Community support; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; OJJDP grant-related documents; Program design; Program implementation; Schools; Youth advocates
Note: Downloaded January 18, 2010; for more in the mentoring guide series see NCJ-229358-361.
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