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Youth mentoring as a form of support for children and young people at risk: Insights from research and practice
[No abstract available]
'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 ...
Big Brother Big Sister and Garda youth diversion projects: perspectives on youth mentoring as a preventative intervention
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-06-26)
Current policy emphasises the need for community involvement and inter-agency co-operation in youth crime prevention, as well as approaches that seek to strengthen the protective factors in young people’s lives, thus ...
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 ...
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland: Evaluation Study. Report One: Randomised Control Trial and Implementation Report.
[no abstract available]
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 ...
Relational dynamics in youth mentoring: A mixed methods study
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2019)
Following this introduction, this report details the findings from a narrative literature review which summarises the research evidence in relation to youth mentoring programmes. This review also discusses the role that ...