ERIC Number: EJ562322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Inner-City Youths Helping Children: After-School Programs to Promote Bonding and Reduce Risk.
O'Donnell, Julie; Michalak, Elizabeth A.; Ames, Ellen B.
Social Work in Education, v19 n4 p231-41 Oct 1997
Describes an after-school program in which 54 youth mentors worked with 584 elementary and middle-school children in small groups over a two-year period. Focuses on bonding, prosocial norms, peer influence, participant characteristics, service features, and other factors. Outcomes suggest that the program benefitted both children and mentors. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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