A model for the influence of mentoring relationships on youth development

@article{Rhodes2006AMF,
  title={A model for the influence of mentoring relationships on youth development},
  author={Jean E. Rhodes and Ren{\'e}e Spencer and Thomas E. Keller and Belle Liang and Gil Gabriel Noam},
  journal={Journal of Community Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={34},
  pages={691-707}
}
Anecdotal reports of the protective qualities of mentoring relationships for youth are corroborated by a growing body of research. What is missing, however, is research on the processes by which mentors influence developmental outcomes. In this article, we present a conceptual model of the mentoring process along with a delineation of some of the current research on what makes for more effective mentoring relationships. A set of recommendations for future research is offered. © 2006 Wiley… 
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