Dr. Kupersmidt to be a Keynote Speaker at Russia’s First International Mentoring Conference

2020-12-29T16:45:37+00:00

November 13, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring Central, will be the keynote speaker at Global Mentori , Russia's First International Mentoring Conference. The conference will take place November 13th-14th in Moscow. The theme of the... November 13, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring...

Dr. Kupersmidt to be a Keynote Speaker at Russia’s First International Mentoring Conference2020-12-29T16:45:37+00:00

Dr. Kupersmidt to Speak in the Netherlands about Latest Research News about Youth Mentoring

2020-12-29T16:46:22+00:00

November 9, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, iRT’s and Mentoring Central’s President and Senior Research Scientist, and Eline Heppe, doctoral student at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, presented at the Center of Expertise Social Innovation, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, on “Increasing the Effectiveness of Mentoring by Enhancing Mentoring Program Practices...

Dr. Kupersmidt to Speak in the Netherlands about Latest Research News about Youth Mentoring2020-12-29T16:46:22+00:00

Dr. Kupersmidt Meeting with Research Collaborators at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam

2020-12-29T16:46:50+00:00

November 8, 2017 – Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring Central, met with her protégé and collaborator, Eline Heppe, doctoral student at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam, to work on research projects related to mentoring adolescents and youth adults with visual impairment. Dr. Kupersmidt also had the honor of working with...

Dr. Kupersmidt Meeting with Research Collaborators at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam2020-12-29T16:46:50+00:00

EEPM Adherence and High Quality Mentor Training Increase Match Length

2020-12-29T16:47:23+00:00

Mentoring programs vary greatly in their adherence to the high quality safety- and research-based benchmark practices described in the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (EEPM; published by MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership). These benchmark program practices are designed as guidelines that enable mentoring programs to better prepare and support mentors, mentees, and mentee’s...

EEPM Adherence and High Quality Mentor Training Increase Match Length2020-12-29T16:47:23+00:00

Innovation Research & Training (iRT) Participates in International Short Course on Mentoring

2020-12-29T16:48:00+00:00

On October 4th and 5th, iRT Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, participated in the Short Course on Strengthening Mentoring Program Quality to Broaden Impact sponsored by The University of Massachusetts-Boston, MENTOR, the European Centers for Evidence-Based Mentoring, and Mass Mentoring. Dr. Kupersmidt gave a presentation entitled, “Increasing Youth Outcomes by Enhancing...

Innovation Research & Training (iRT) Participates in International Short Course on Mentoring2020-12-29T16:48:00+00:00

Providing Pre-Match Training to Mentees Leads to More Realistic Expectations

2020-12-29T16:50:20+00:00

Mentoring programs understand that effectively training their mentors before they enter into a mentoring relationship is vital to producing positive outcomes for both the mentee and their mentoring relationship. Pre-match mentor training helps to establish higher quality and more enduring matches.  However, mentoring programs might be overlooking an important opportunity to prevent possible...

Providing Pre-Match Training to Mentees Leads to More Realistic Expectations2020-12-29T16:50:20+00:00

Innovation Research & Training Awarded OJJDP Grant to Study Effects of Mentoring on At-Risk Youth

2020-12-29T16:36:01+00:00

Durham, NC, May 2, 2014—innovation Research & Training (iRT)–a behavioral sciences research company, has been awarded nearly $500,000 to study factors associated with successful outcomes from mentoring of at-risk youth. Funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the grant will allow iRT researchers to examine two main issues. iRT scientists will examine...

Innovation Research & Training Awarded OJJDP Grant to Study Effects of Mentoring on At-Risk Youth2020-12-29T16:36:01+00:00

iRT Partners with UMass Boston to Present Course on Mentoring Youth in the Age of Digital Media

2020-12-29T16:32:43+00:00

iRT Partners with UMass Boston to Present Course on Mentoring Youth in the Age of Digital Media DURHAM, NC, January 27, 2014—Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, president of innovation Research and Training (iRT) has been selected to serve as a panelist for a short course on youth mentoring in the digital age.  Developed by Dr. Jean Rhodes, director of the University of Massachusetts Boston...

iRT Partners with UMass Boston to Present Course on Mentoring Youth in the Age of Digital Media2020-12-29T16:32:43+00:00
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