Vicki-Ann Ware (2013) Mentoring programs for Indigenous youth at risk, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 08 June 2023.
Vicki-Ann Ware. (2013). Mentoring programs for Indigenous youth at risk. Canberra: AIHW.
Vicki-Ann Ware. Mentoring programs for Indigenous youth at risk. AIHW, 2013.
Vicki-Ann Ware. Mentoring programs for Indigenous youth at risk. Canberra: AIHW; 2013.
Vicki-Ann Ware 2013, Mentoring programs for Indigenous youth at risk, AIHW, Canberra.
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Research has shown that mentoring can have powerful and lasting positive impacts on the behavioural, academic and vocational outcomes of at-risk youth. This resource sheet examines the evidence on the effectiveness of formal mentoring programs for helping Indigenous young people at risk of engaging in antisocial and risky behaviours. It reviews effective mentoring relationships, how they work, and what further research is needed.
A growing body of research demonstrates that mentoring can have powerful and lasting positive effects in improving behavioural, academic and vocational outcomes for at-risk youth and, to a more limited extent, in reducing contact with juvenile justice systems.
At the level of program design and implementation, what works includes the following:
Within the mentoring relationship, what works includes the following:
Short-term mentoring (generally 6 months or less) is not generally effective.
Preliminary material: Summary; What we know; What we don’t know
End matter: Conclusion; Appendix; References; Acknowledgments; Terminology; Funding; Suggested citation; Copyright
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