ERIC Number: ED472173
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Aug
Measuring the Quality of Mentor-Youth Relationships: A Tool for Mentoring Programs. Technical Assistance Packet.
The material in this Technical Assistance Packet is intended to help mentoring programs monitor individual matches and develop a larger picture that provides a composite view of the strengths and shortcomings of all their matches. The packet contains the Youth Survey, a tool to monitor the quality of individual mentoring relationships, determine what the program is achieving, gain insight into effective and ineffective elements of a program, and establish benchmarks to measure changes in the quality of the programs mentor-youth relationships. The section of this packet is a guide to scoring the survey, with directions for calculating scores for individual surveys and finding averages and ranges for scores across all the surveys. A concluding section focuses on suggestions about ways programs can use their survey findings to strengthen practices. Also included are copies of the scoring sheets that can be reproduced. (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.; Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.