Program evaluation is essential, as it enables reflection on what is working and not working and provides the basis for continuous improvement. With MentorHub’s flexible questionnaire system, programs can select what measures to administer and then set the frequency with which they are administered, allowing for the easy collection of updated information on your mentees progress.

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  • Finding purpose during times of adversity: The MentorOn program April 25, 2023
    Patel, K. N., Lincoln, B., Gomez, L. A. M., Lopez, A. C., Ting, T., Lund, T. J., & Liang, B. (2023). MentorOn: A peer mentoring program developed for COVID‐19 times. Journal of Community Psychology. Summarized by Megyn Jasman and Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up several concerns about youth […]
    Megyn Jasman
  • New study shows how enhanced mentoring practices affect children of incarcerated parents. March 16, 2023
    Stelter, R. L., Stump, K. N., Rhodes, J. E., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2023). A randomized controlled trial of enhanced mentoring program practices for children of incarcerated caregivers: Assessing impacts on youth and match outcomes. Journal of Community Psychology. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Parental incarceration is an adverse childhood experience that often leads […]
    Ariel Ervin
  • New exploratory study evaluates a youth mentoring program partnership December 13, 2022
    Silke, C., & Brady, B. (2022). Youth mentoring as a supportive resource for young people involved with CAMHS: An exploratory study. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, University of Galway. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Evidence indicates that adolescent well-being and mental health have notably languished over the last two decades. Youth mentoring is […]
    Ariel Ervin
  • A novel peer-to-peer coaching paraprofessional training program to support digital mental health October 24, 2022
    Rosenberg, B. M., Kodish, T., Cohen, Z. D., Gong-Guy, E., & Craske, M. G. (2022). A novel peer-to-peer coaching program to support digital mental health: Design and implementation. JMIR Mental Health, 9(1), e32430. Summarized by Saniya Soni Notes of Interest: Paraprofessional support models are a significant pathway to bridge the gap in mental health care […]
    Ariel Ervin
  • New study explores the experiences of high-achieving, underserved high school students in an e-mentoring college access program July 26, 2022
    Arnold, K. D., Deutschlander, D. T., & Lewis, J. S. (2022). Someone on my side: The experiences of high-achieving, underserved high school students in an e-mentoring college access intervention. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 30(4), 381–408. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Practitioners use a variety of approaches, such as mentoring, coaching, and advising, […]
    Ariel Ervin
  • What lessons can be learned from a supportive accountability study on an online anxiety intervention? February 17, 2022
    Werntz, A., Silverman, A. L., Behan, H., Patel, S. K., Beltzer, M., Boukhechba, M. O., Barnes, L., & Teachman, B. A. (in press). Lessons learned: Providing supportive accountability in an online anxiety intervention. Behavior Therapy. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although technology-delivered interventions (TDI) can help bridge the gap in seeking mental […]
    Ariel Ervin
  • “Black Box Thinking:” Drawing on disappointing findings to improve youth mentoring programs June 28, 2021
    by Jean Rhodes After a plane crash, investigators examine black box data to determine what went wrong and to make the necessary changes to protect against future incidents. Unfortunately,  that is not always the case in evaluations of prevention programs. In fact, we often find it easier to reframe and dismiss disappointing results than to […]
    Jean Rhodes
  • Curbing the impact of negative student-adult relationships: A conversation with Mike Garringer May 6, 2021
    By Julia Freeland Fisher, Reprinted from the Christensen Institute  As many readers will know, most of my research over the past few years has focused on innovations that nurture relationships in students’ lives—including new approaches to shoring up student support networks and creative ways of expanding those networks to new corners of their communities and […]
    Ariel Ervin
  • Program evaluation is critical to determine whether children’s needs are adequately addressed August 3, 2020
    Axford, A., Bjornstad, G., Matthews, J., Whybra, L., Berry, V., Ukoumunne, O. C., Hobbs, T., Wrigley, Z., Brook, L., … & Warner, G. (2020). The effectiveness of a community-based mentoring program for children aged 5–11 years: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Prevention Science. Summarized by Monica Arkin Notes of Interest: This randomized controlled […]
    Monica Arkin
  • Looking for evaluation ideas? NMRC has developed a Measurement Toolkit for mentoring programs June 20, 2018
    Written by Justin Preston Evaluation: It has its own section in the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEPM). Funding organizations often require their recipients conduct rigorous evaluations to measure the impacts of their programming. It is a crtical aspect of many mentoring programs that can help to guide practice and institute a measure of accountability […]
    Justin Preston

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