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Handbook of Youth Mentoring

Handbook of Youth Mentoring

Second Edition
Edited by:

April 2013 | 600 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The definitive reference on youth mentoring, the Handbook of Youth Mentoring is a state-of-the art compilation of the research, practice and application of best practices in the field of youth mentoring. The First Edition won the award by SRA for the best edited book, and the new edition, aims to increase its focus on practical application and implementation of best practices. The new edition of the handbook will include several new chapters on emerging areas of research and practice, including:

- new chapter on developmental issues in mentoring

- new chapter on social class

- new chapter on electronic mentoring and media

- new chapter on mental health problems and special needs

- new chapter on mentoring immigrant youth

- greater focus on implementation

David L. DuBois and Michael J. Karcher
1. Youth Mentoring in Contemporary Perspective
Richard M. Lerner, Christopher M. Napolitano, Michelle J. Boyd, Megan K. Mueller, and Kristina S. Callina
2. Mentoring and Positive Youth Development
Timothy A. Cavell and L. Christian Elledge
3. Mentoring and Prevention Science
Michael J. Nakkula and John T. Harris
4. Assessing Mentoring Relationships
Michael J. Karcher and Keoki Hansen
5. Mentoring Activities and Interactions
Fabricio E. Balcazar and Christopher B. Keys
6. Goals in Mentoring Relationships
Gil G. Noam, Tina Malti, and Michael J. Karcher
7. Mentoring Relationships in Development Perspective
Amber L. Allison and Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff
8. A Biological Perspective on Positive Adult-Youth Relationships
Thomas E. Keller and Jennifer E. Blakeslee
9. Social Networks and Mentoring
Bernadette Sánchez, Yarí Colón-Torres, Rachel Feuer, Katrina E. Roundfield, and Luciano Berardi
10. Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Mentoring Relationships
Belle Liang, G. Anne Bogat, and Nicole Duffy
11. Gender in Mentoring Relationships
Nancy L. Deutsch, Edith C. Lawrence, and Angela K. Henneberger
12. Social Class
Limor Goldner and Miri Scharf
13. International and Cross Cultural Aspects in Youth Mentoring
Carla Herrera and Michael J. Karcher
14. School-Based Mentoring
Megan A. Mekinda and Barton J. Hirsch
15. After-School Programs
Michael J. Karcher
16. Cross-Age Peer Mentoring
Carmit-Noa Shpigelman
17. Electronic Mentoring and Media
Gabriel P. Kuperminc and Jessica D. Thomason
18. Group Mentoring
Stephen F. Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton
19. Work and Service Learning
Simon Larose and George M. Tarabulsy
20. Academically At-Risk Students
Wing Yi Chan and David B. Henry
21. Juvenile Offenders
David C. R. Kerr and Cheryl A. King
22. Youth with Mental Health Needs
Preston A. Britner, Kellie G. Randall, and Kym R. Ahrens
23. Youth in Foster Care
Dina Birman and Lyn Morland
24. Immigrant and Refugee Youth
J. Mark Eddy, Jennifer Cearley, Joseph Bergen, and Jenny Stern-Carusone
25. Children of Incarcerated Parents
Susan G. Weinberger
26. Program Funding
Arthur A. Stukas, E. Gil Clary, and Mark Snyder
27. Mentor Recruitment and Retention
Sarah E. Kremer and Becky Cooper
28. Mentor Screening and Youth Protection
Julia Pryce, Michael S. Kelly, and Sarah R. Guidone
29. Mentor and Youth Matching
Janis B. Kupersmidt and Jean E. Rhodes
30. Mentor Training
Andrea Taylor
31. Family Involvement
Renée Spencer and Antoinette Basualdo-Delmonico
32. Termination and Closure of Mentoring Relationships
David L. DuBois
33. Program Evaluation
E. Michael Foster
34. Economic Evaluation of Mentoring Programs
Jean E. Rhodes, Belle Liang, and Renée Spencer
35. Ethical Issues in Youth Mentoring
David L. DuBois and Michael J. Karcher
36. Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century: Progress and Prospects

David L. DuBois

David L. DuBois, Ph.D., is a Professor of Community Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his doctorate in clinical-community psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. DuBois has conducted extensive research on youth mentoring with funding from a variety of sources, including the National Institutes of Health, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Institute of Education Sciences. His most recent research includes a comprehensive update of his ground-breaking meta-analytic review of youth mentoring program effectiveness first... More About Author

Michael J. Karcher

Michael J. Karcher, Ed.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He received a doctorate in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He conducts research on school-based and cross-age peer mentoring as well as on adolescent connectedness and pair counseling. He currently conducts the Study of Mentoring in the Learning Environment (SMILE), which is a three-year research project funded by the William T. Grant Foundation to examine the effects of school-based mentoring. More About Author

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