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Factors influencing the development of empathy and pro-social behaviour among adolescents: A systematic review
Research has indicated that empathy and prosocial responding are associated with numerous emotional, psychological and social benefits. However, although adolescence is recognised as a key period for prosocial development, ...
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 ...
Exploring the impact of mentoring relationships in adolescent empathy: A mixed methods approach: Final report
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, 2018-04)
This secondary data analysis was used to explore the impact of mentoring relationships on adolescent empathy. This research aimed to: (i) identify the role of mentoring relationships in adolescent perceived social support, ...
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 ...
Working for children and families: exploring good practice
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, WHB/ NUI Galway, 2004)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Ireland: youth mentoring programme Galway, Mayo & Roscommon: evaluation report
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, NUI, Galway, 2005)
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Ireland: Evaluation Study, Report 2: Qualitative Evidence
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2010-11)
[no abstract available]
Youth Cafés in Ireland: A best practice guide
(Stationary Office, Dublin, 2010-04)
[No abstract available]
Empathy, social values and civic behaviour among early adolescents in Ireland: policy and curriculum review and key informant perspectives
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2019)
This study aims to generate empirical evidence regarding the values and experiences of youth in Ireland towards a range of issues which reflect a sense of social responsibility towards others, including an analysis ...
Understanding Youth Civic Engagement:Debates, discourses and lessons from practice
(Unesco Child and Family Research Centre, 2012)
This paper outlines key definitions and typologies that help to distinguish youth civic engagement activities from other forms of youth activity. It identifies five discourses that create a rationale for youth civic ...