Mentoring Resources

The following resources may prove helpful to individuals interested in mentoring:

  • Ballasy, L., Fulop, M., & St. Amour, D. (2003). Generic mentoring program policy and procedure manual. Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, National Mentoring Center. Available at http://www.nwrel.org/mentoring/pdf/policy_manual.pdf
  • Dennis, G. (1993). Mentoring [Archived Information]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Office of Research. Available at http://www.ed.gov/pubs/OR/ConsumerGuides/mentor.html
  • Garringer, M. (with Fulop, M., & Rennick, V.). (2003). Foundations of successful youth mentoring: A guidebook for program development.Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, National Mentoring Center. Available athttp://www.nwrel.org/mentoring/pdf/foundations.pdf
  • Kahle Research Solutions, Inc. (2006). The scope and nature of mentoring in Michigan. Lansing, MI: Mentor Michigan. Available at http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mentormichigan/MMW4_ScopeNat_179838_7.pdf
    Karcher, M. J. (2005). Cross-age peer mentoring. In D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of youth mentoring (pp. 266–285). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Keller, T. E. (2005). The stages and development of mentoring relationships. In D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of youth mentoring (pp. 82–99). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • McLearn, K. T., Colasanto, D. & Schoen, C. (1998). Mentoring makes a difference: Findings from the Commonwealth Fund 1998 survey of adults mentoring young people. Available at http://www.cmwf.org/usr_doc/McLearn_mentoring.pdf
  • Mentor Michigan. (n.d.). Mentor Michigan web site. Available at http://www.michigan.gov/mentormichigan
  • MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership. (2003). Elements of effective practice trainer’s manual: A guide to successful mentoring. Alexandria, VA.: Author.
  • MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership. (2005). How to build a successful mentoring program using the Elements of Effective Practice™: A step-by-step tool kit for program managers. Alexandria, VA: Author. Available at http://www.mentoring.org/program_staff/eeptoolkit/index.php
  • National Association of Peer Programs. (2002). NAPP programmatic standards. Gladstone, MO: Author. Available at http://www.peerprograms.org/publications/publications/standards
  • Probst, K. (2006). Mentoring for meaningful results: Asset-building tips, tools, and activities for youth and adults. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute.
  • Rhodes, J. E. (2002). Stand by me: The risks and rewards of mentoring today’s youth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Saito, R. N. (2001). What’s working? Tools for evaluating your mentoring program. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute.
  • Sipe, C. L. (1999). Mentoring adolescents: What have we learned? In J. B. Grossman (Ed.), Contemporary issues in mentoring (pp. 10–23). Philadelphia, PA: Public/Private Ventures. Available at http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/37_publication.pdf
  • Stukas, A. A., & Tanti, C. (2005). Recruiting and sustaining volunteer mentors. In D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of youth mentoring (pp. 266–285). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Tierney, J., & Grossman (with Resch, N.). (2000). Making a difference: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Philadelphia, PA: Public/Private Ventures. Available at http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/111_publication.pdf
  • Weinberger, S. (2005). Developing a mentoring program. In D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of youth mentoring (pp. 220–234). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Weinberger, S. G. (2000). My mentor and me: The elementary school years. Hartford, CT: The Governor’s Prevention Partnership for the Connecticut Mentoring Partnership.
  • Weinberger, S. G. (2001). My mentor and me: The high school years. Hartford, CT: The Governor’s Prevention Partnership for the Connecticut Mentoring Partnership.
  • Weinberger, S. G. (2003). My mentor and me: The middle school years. Hartford, CT: The Governor’s Prevention Partnership for the Connecticut Mentoring Partnership.

 

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