Deconstructing “risk” in youth mentoring programs: How environmental stressors and patterns of presenting challenges shape youth outcomes

Poon, C. Y. S., Herrera, C., Jarjoura, R., Keller, T., McQuillin, S. D., Keller, T., & Rhodes, J. E. (2022). Deconstructing “risk” in youth mentoring programs: How environmental stressors and patterns of presenting challenges shape youth outcomes. [PDF]

    Paraprofessional Youth Mentoring: A Framework for Integrating Youth Mentoring with Helping Institutions and Professions

    McQuillin, S. D., Hagler, M. A., Werntz, A., & Rhodes, J. E. (2021). Paraprofessional youth mentoring: A framework for integrating youth mentoring with helping institutions and professions. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12546 [PDF]

    Birds of a Feather: Is Matching Based on Shared Interests and Characteristics Associated with Longer Youth Mentoring Relationships?

    Raposa, E., Eli-Yahu, A., Olsho, L., & Rhodes, J., (2018). Birds of a feather: Is matching based on shared interests and characteristics associated with longer youth mentoring relationships? Journal of Community Psychology, 1-18, DOI: 10.1002/jcop.22127 [PDF]

    Mentoring program enhancements supporting effective mentoring of children of incarcerated parents.

    Stump, K. N., Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (2018). Mentoring program enhancements supporting effective mentoring of children of incarcerated parents. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62:163–174. [PDF]

    Validating a Mentoring Relationship Quality Scale

    Rhodes, J., Schwartz, S., Willis, M. M. & Wu, M. V. (2017) Validating a mentoring relationship quality scale: Does match strength predict match length? Youth & Society, 49(4) 415-437.

    Predictors of premature match closure in youth mentoring relationships.

    Kupersmidt, J., Stump, K., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J. (2017). Predictors of premature match closure in youth mentoring relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59, 25-35.

    Trends in Volunteer Mentoring in the United States: Analysis of a Decade of Census Survey Data.

    Raposa, E.B., Dietz, N., & Rhodes, J.E. (2017). Trends in volunteer mentoring in the United States: Analysis of a decade of census survey data. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 1-12. [PDF]

    Mentoring program practices as predictors of match longevity.

    Kupersmidt, J., Stump, K., Stelter, R. & Rhodes, J. (2017). Mentoring program practices as predictors of match longevity. Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 1-16. [PDF]

    Relational experiences in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of rejection sensitivity.

    Kanchewa, S. Yoviene, L. A. , Schwartz, Sarah E. O.,Herrera, C. & Rhodes, J.E. (2016). Relational experiences in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of rejection sensitivity. Youth & Society, 1-22. [PDF]

    The Impact of Youth Risk on Mentoring

    Raposa, Elizabeth & Rhodes, Jean. (2016). The impact of youth risk on mentoring. Relationship quality: Do mentor characteristics matter? American Journal of Community Psychology, 57(3-4), 320-329. [PDF]

    From treatment to empowerment: New approaches to youth mentoring

    Schwartz, S. & Rhodes, J. (2016). From treatment to empowerment: New approaches  to youth mentoring. American Journal of Community Psychology, Vol 58(1-2), Sep, 2016 pp. 150-157. [PDF]

    The Influence of same versus cross-gender matching in formal youth mentoring programs.

    Kanchewa, S., Rhodes, J. E., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Olsho, L. (2014). The Influence of same versus cross-gender matching in formal youth mentoring programs. Applied Developmental Science, 18, 31-45.

    Pathways of influence in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of parent and teacher relationships.

    Chan, C.S., Rhodes, J.E., Howard, W.J., Lowe, S. R., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Herrera, C.(2013).  Pathways of influence in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of parent and teacher relationships. Journal of School Psychology, 51(1), 129-142. [PDF]

    The Handbook of Youth Mentoring

    Rhodes, J., Liang, B., & Spencer, R. (2013). First do no harm: Ethics in youth mentoring. In D.L. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.). The Handbook of Youth Mentoring, Second Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    How Effective Are MentoringPrograms for Youth? A Systematic Assessment of the Evidence

    DuBois, D. L., Portillo, N., Rhodes, J. E., Silverthorn, N., Valentine, J. C. (2011). How effective are mentoring programs for youth? A systematic assessment of the evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 12(2), 57-91.[PDF]

    The impact of school-based mentoring on youth with different relational profiles. Developmental Psychology

    Schwartz, S. E. O., Rhodes, J. E., Chan, C. S., & Herrera, C. (2011). The impact of school-based mentoring on youths with different relational profiles. Developmental Psychology,47(2), 450-462.[PDF]

    “Mentoring programs.” Borman, Kathryn M.; Cahill, Spencer E.; & Cotner, Bridget A., (Eds). American High Schools: A Handbook.

    Rhodes, J. & Bogat, G.A. (2005). “Mentoring programs.” In K. Borman, K, E. Spencer-Cahill, & B. Cotner (Eds). American High Schools: A Handbook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.