A Mentoring Intervention: Applying Identified Protective Factors in a Middle School Setting
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This study, based on principal findings from resiliency research, examined the effects a mentoring intervention for middle school students. To test the effects of the mentoring program, the study used a one-group pre test-post test design. The target students received the mentoring program. Although not all results were statistically significant, there are indications in the study of a positive direction toward revealing important factors that may contribute to overall student success and improved self-concept. Despite certain limitations, there are indications within this study which imply that features of resilience can be measured and can be systematically implemented through a school mentoring program.
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Ford, Gina (2010)The purpose of this study is to identify the effects of mentoring relationships on academic grades, school attendance, and student self-esteem. Background information will show the current graduation rate of American high ...