- Subject index
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.
Chapter 28: Mentor Screening and Youth Protection
Mentor Screening and Youth Protection
The primary duty of youth-service programs is to care for the well-being, healthy development, and growth of young persons. Mentoring programs seek to fulfill this duty by pairing each participating youth with one ...