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 3: Mentoring and Prevention Science
Mentoring and Prevention Science
This chapter considers youth mentoring through the lens of prevention science. The notion that mentoring is a form of prevention is held tacitly but seldom explicated or systematically examined. We review basic terms and ...