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ERIC Number: EJ552058
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1045-988X
From Role-Modeling to Mentoring for African American Youth: Ingredients for Successful Relationships.
Struchen, Wendy; Porta, Mary
Preventing School Failure, v41 n3 p119-23 Spr 1997
Addresses difficulties in the mentoring relationship, especially of African-American youth. Suggests ways to avoid the risks of "drive-by" mentoring, notes the problem of social distance between mentors and students being mentored, identifies characteristics of ideal mentors, offers guidelines for providing necessary program structure and focus, summarizes research about effectiveness, and identifies specifically African-American programming issues. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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