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'He told me to calm down and all that': a qualitative study of social support types in a youth mentoring programme
The worldwide growth in formal youth mentoring programmes over the past two decades is partly a response to the perception that young people facing adversity do not have access to supportive relationships with adults and ...
Youth mentoring and the parent-young person relationship: considerations for research and practice.
(The National Youth Agency, 2008)
Over recent years, youth mentoring has become increasingly popular as an intervention for young people deemed to be in need of support. There is a need, however, to pay attention to the potential impact of mentoring on ...
Youth Mentoring in Ireland: Weighing up the Benefits and Challenges
(Irish Youth Work Press, 2007)
Internationally, mentoring for young people has become increasingly attractive to policy makers as a micro-level response to the needs of young people deemed to be ¿at risk¿ or in need of support. The Big Brothers Big ...