Project Description

Prevention Program

Youth-Initiated Mentoring, Building networks of support

PURCHASE
  • AUDIENCE: High school and college students

  • METHOD: In-person, instructor-led curriculum

  • LENGTH: One semester

  • DESCRIPTION: 15, 1-hour classes; 2 out-of-class events

irt connected scholars

Connected Scholars

Trained students to understand the value of building their social capital; and learn and practice networking and relationship-building skills to expand their social networks. Students learn life-long skills to find help and mentors that will benefit their academic, professional, and personal lives

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RELATED PRESENTATIONS

Kupersmidt, J. B., Marks, V., Rucker, T. & Burns, K. (2018, January). Innovations in promoting college & career success for low-income youth. Workshop presented at the 2018 National Mentoring Summit. Washington, D. C.

Stelter, R.L., & Schwartz, S. (2015, January). Helping close the mentoring gap: Innovative approaches to training and engaging youth and their caregivers. Paper presented at the 2015 National Mentoring Summit: Expanding the Mentoring Effect, Washington DC.

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