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Mentoring Programs

  • By: Jean Rhodes
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Mentoring programs pair youth who are perceived to be at risk for poor outcomes with volunteers who are trained to provide mentoring. Such programs have experienced tremendous growth in recent years. An estimated 3 million young people are in formal one-to-one ...

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