A Win-Win Peer Mentoring and Tutoring Program: A Collaborative Model

  title={A Win-Win Peer Mentoring and Tutoring Program: A Collaborative Model},
  author={Susan Dennison},
  journal={Journal of Primary Prevention},
The Big Buddies' Program is a unique peer mentoring and tutoring project that was able to simultaneously address major service effectiveness issues at three local community organizations. Through a collaborative effort, these agencies designed this innovative approach for preventing school dropout, increasing youth's interest in volunteerism, and expanding real-world learning experiences for university undergraduate students in social work. The article outlines in detail the program set-up… CONTINUE READING

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