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 9: Social Networks and Mentoring
Social Networks and Mentoring
Youth mentoring relationships are embedded within webs of other relationships. The many individuals in the social networks of both mentee and mentor, such as the mentee's parent or guardian, the mentor's coworker, ...