Quality mentoring enhances Youth outcomes. (Research).
These findings are presented in Mentoring: A Promising Strategy for Youth Development. The brief reviews studies of ten youth mentoring programs, including nationwide and locally based programs. The authors of the brief found solid evidence that mentoring programs can prevent substance abuse and improve educational achievement and social development. They also found that youth who are most disadvantaged or at-risk appear to benefit most from mentoring.
Visit www.childtrends.org to view the research brief.
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