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A guide to youth mentoring : providing effective social support

Author: Pat Dolan; Bernadine Brady
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 is a guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how, if managed well, they can increase the social support available to young people.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Dolan; Bernadine Brady
ISBN: 0857003399 9780857003393
OCLC Number: 772516450
Description: 1 online resource (141 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Understanding social support and its role in youth mentoring --
Assessing social support for youth within a mentoring context --
Good practice in mentoring programmes --
School-based mentoring --
Providing social support through mentoring for specific groups of young people.
Responsibility: Pat Dolan and Bernadine Brady.

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This book is a comprehensive guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how they can increase the social support available to young people. It outlines the objectives and benefits of  Read more...

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