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Mentoring Programs for Youth: A Promising Intervention for Delinquency Prevention

Uploaded Date: 8/31/2022
Mentoring programs are a prominent strategy in the United States for preventing negative outcomes and promoting resilience among at-risk youth. This article takes stock of the current state of mentoring research on program effectiveness and population-level impact. Each section reviews the research to date, notes key challenges and remaining questions, and highlights promising directions for addressing limitations in the current evidence base.