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Research Insight for Practitioners, Issue 1, December 2022

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December 2022
10 pages

This edition of the National Mentoring Research Center e-Newsletter is one of the special issues planned for quarterly release, focusing on mentoring research, the work of the NMRC Research Board, and emerging knowledge that can help with the planning and implementation of more effective mentoring services for youth.


This special edition of National Mentoring Research Center (NMRC) e-Newsletter highlights the findings of a major new evaluation of a leading service provider, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) grantee, Big Brothers Big Sisters; the issue summarizes new research articles produced by the members of NMRC Research Board; and offers information about several new NMRC publications. The quarterly special issues also answer questions from the field about mentoring research, including research-based insights about mentoring or issues of mentor program design or evaluation. Sections include featured article summaries with links to full reports; news of new mentoring research; and recent Research Board publications and tools, with links.