Entries by Academic Web Pages

International Network of Mentoring Researchers

Welcome to the International Network of Mentoring Researchers The International Network of Mentoring Researchers (IMRN) was developed to promote collaboration among mentoring experts in ways that deepen our understanding and improve our ability to advance the lives of youth and people at risk for social exclusion. As a member of the IMRN, you can discover […]

Chronicle for Evidence-Based Mentoring

The US CEBM’s signature publication, the Chronicle for Evidence-Based Mentoring produces analyses of youth mentoring research trends, accessible digests of peer-reviewed research, as well as forums for meaningful dialogue across youth development constituents. Since its launch in 2012, the Chronicle has attracted more than 2.25 million views from its visitors and more than 10,000 subscribers […]


Researchers at the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring have conducted a series of meta-analyses in recent years that have advanced our understanding of youth mentoring and the conditions under which it is most effective. Meta-analysis combines the results of multiple individual evaluations in ways that can produce more reliable and precise impact estimates and permit comparisons […]

Elements of Effective Practice 4th Edition

The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™ (MENTOR, 2015; the “Elements”) describes the definitive Standards of practice for the field of youth mentoring. By adhering to the Elements, mentoring programs can enhance their overall program quality and help build strong mentoring relationships.  The Elements were written by Drs. Janis Kupersmidt and Rebecca Stelter of Mentoring […]

National Mentoring Resource Center

Youth mentoring programs can use the Center to strengthen their services by: Applying for no-cost training and technical assistance, including customized coaching to enhance your program and troubleshoot challenges using evidence-based practices Accessing high-quality program implementation resources, including tools, program curricula, and training materials Nominate your program or tools to be highlighted on the NMRC Learning about what […]