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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 ...
Exploring Good Practice in Child and Family Services: Reflections and Considerations
(Taylor and Francis, 2007)
The prospect of furthering good practice in child and family services is something that is in everybody¿s interest, service users, practitioners, policy makers, and academics alike. However, it is a task fraught with ...
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 ...
Youth Mentoring as a Tool for Community and Civic Engagement: Reflections on Findings of an Irish Research Study
(Taylor and Francis, 2009-12-07)
Youth mentoring programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) are traditionally considered to be a vehicle for youth development rather than community development. In fact, the notion that the one-to-one engagement that ...