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Mentoring as a Component of Reentry: Practical Considerations from the Field

Umez, Chidi, Jan Dela Cruz, Maureen Richey, and Katy Albis, 2017

Vulnerable Youth: Federal Mentoring Programs and Issues 

Fernandes-Alcantara, Adrienne L., 2017

This report begins with an overview of the purpose of mentoring, including a brief discussion on research of structured mentoring programs.

Final Technical Report: An Evaluation of Advocacy-based Mentoring as a Treatment Intervention for Chronic Delinquency

Karcher, Michael J., and David A. Johnson, 2016

The primary goal of the proposed research project was to provide estimates of the effectiveness of youth advocacy in general, and more specifically as delivered through the Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP).

National Mentoring Resource Center

A program of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Our goal is to improve the quality and effectiveness of youth mentoring across the country through increased use of evidence-based practices and sharing practitioner innovations.

Mentoring in Reentry

Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, 2015

Research has demonstrated that mentoring programs can positively affect social, behavioral, and academic outcomes for at-risk young people. This successful approach has been modified by numerous programs to provide similar services for individuals returning from prisons and jails to our communities. The concept of a caring individual in the community helping with the preparation of release and transition back into the community is seen in thousands of reentry programs nationwide.

The Mentoring Effect: Young People's Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring

Bruce, Mary; and John Bridgeland, Civic Enterprises, Hart Research Associates, 2014

This report includes the results of the first-ever, nationally representative survey of young people's perspectives on mentoring.

Document ID: 028080

T.E.A.M., Teach, Empower, Affirm, Mentor: A Risk Reduction Mentoring Curriculum, Instructor's Manual [Facilitator's Manual]

Sar, Bibhuti K.; Emma M. Sterrett, and Jenny A. Taylor, University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work, Exploited Children's Help Organization (ECHO), 2014

This curriculum was modeled in structure and organization after the developmental cross-age mentoring curriculum developed by Michael Karcher, PhD.

Document ID: 028081

Reentry Matters: Strategies and Successes of Second Chance Act Grantees Across the United States

Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, 2013

The program snapshots below illustrate the positive impact these reentry initiatives can have by focusing on areas vital to reintegration back into the community, including employment, education, mentoring, and substance abuse and mental health treatment.

Document ID: 027922