eBook Handbook of Youth Mentoring, 2nd Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1483309819
  • ISBN-13: 9781483309811
  • DDC: 362.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 584 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This thoroughly updated Second Edition of the Handbook of Youth Mentoring presents the only comprehensive synthesis of current theory, research, and practice in the field of youth mentoring. Editors David L. DuBois and Michael J. Karcher gather leading experts in the field to offer critical and informative analyses of the full spectrum of topics that are essential to advancing our understanding of the principles for effective mentoring of young people. This volume includes twenty new chapter topics and eighteen completely revised chapters based on the latest research on these topics. Each chapter has been reviewed by leading practitioners, making this handbook the strongest bridge between research and practice available in the field of youth mentoring.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Youth Mentoring in Contemporary Perspective.
3: Frameworks and Foundations.
4: Mentoring and Positive Youth Development.
5: Mentoring and Prevention Science.
6: Mentoring Relationships.
7: Assessing Mentoring Relationships.
8: Mentoring Activities and Interactions.
9: Goals in Mentoring Relationships.
10: Mentoring Relationships in Developmental Perspective.
11: A Biological Perspective on Positive Adult-Youth Relationships.
12: Social Networks and Mentoring.
13: Cultural Perspectives.
14: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Mentoring Relationships.
15: Gender in Mentoring Relationships.
16: Social Class.
17: International and Cross Cultural Aspects in Youth Mentoring.
18: Programs and Contexts.
19: School-Based Mentoring.
20: After-School Programs.
21: Cross-Age Peer Mentoring.
22: Electronic Mentoring and Media.
23: Group Mentoring.
24: Work and Service-Learning.
25: Special Populations.
26: Academically At-Risk Students.
27: Juvenile Offenders.
28: Youth with Mental Health Needs.
29: Youth in Foster Care.
30: Immigrant and Refugee Youth.
31: Children of Incarcerated Parents.
32: Practice and Programmatic Considerations.
33: Program Funding.
34: Mentor Recruitment and Retention.
35: Mentor Screening and Youth Protection.
36: Mentor and Youth Matching.
37: Mentor Training.
38: Family Involvement.
39: Termination and Closure Of Mentoring Relationships.
40: Program Evaluation.
41: Economic Evaluation Of Mentoring Programs.
42: Ethical Issues in Youth Mentoring.
43: Conclusions.
44: Youth Mentoring: Progress and Prospects for the 21st Century.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.