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Mentoring Makes A Difference: Findings from the Commonwealth Fund 1998 Survey of Adults Mentoring Young People MS Word - Adolescence is a time of risk and opportunity. During the critical transition to adulthood, young people are learning skills, attitudes and behaviors that will affect their ability to lead productive and healthy lives. In the search for interventions that could enhance this transition, mentoring has been widely noted for its potential to provide support and guidance. This report of a nationwide survey offers a national overview of the experiences of mentors and a profile of young people involved in mentoring relationships. It discusses successful mentoring relationships and types of programs and sponsors. (Kathryn Taaffe McLearn, Diane Colasanto and Cathy Schoen, The Commonwealth Fund, June 1998)...
Author: Kathryn Taaffe McLearn, Diane Colasanto and Cathy Schoen
Publisher: The Commonwealth Fund

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