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Author Dolan, Pat, 1958-

Title A Guide to Youth Mentoring : Providing Effective Social Support
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (146 pages)
Contents A Guide toYouth Mentoring Providing Effective Social Support; About the Authors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Understanding Social Support and Its Role in Youth Mentoring; Chapter 2: Assessing Social Support for Youthwithin a Mentoring Context; Chapter 3: Good Practice in Mentoring Programmes; Chapter 4: School-based Mentoring; Chapter 5: Providing Social Support throughMentoring for Specific Groups of YoungPeople; Conclusion; Useful Contacts; Subject Index; Author Index
Summary Youth mentoring can be an effective way of supporting troubled youth, helping them sustain positive mental health, cope with stress, and lead successful lives through adolescence and into adulthood. This book is a comprehensive guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how, if managed well, they can increase the social support available to young people. It outlines the objectives and benefits of mentoring, how it works, and how to mentor successfully. Youth mentoring in community and school settings is covered, as well as mentoring for vulnerable youth. The book illustrates different m
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Adolescent psychotherapy.
Mentoring -- United States.
Social work with youth -- United States.
Youth -- Substance use -- United States -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857003399
1849051488 (paperback)
9781849051484 (paperback)