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Youth mentoring and the parent-young person relationship: considerations for research and practice.
(The National Youth Agency, 2008)
Over recent years, youth mentoring has become increasingly popular as an intervention for young people deemed to be in need of support. There is a need, however, to pay attention to the potential impact of mentoring on ...
A literature review for integrated planning for improved outcomes for children and families.
(Cooperation and Working Together (CAWT), 2008)
Increasingly, policy makers and service managers, planners and practitioners are encouraged, and often mandated, to work together to achieve better outcomes for children and young people. The momentum towards formally ...
The Development of Monitoring Tools for ISPCC Services
The ISPCC Citizen Child Strategy (ISPCC, 2005) includes a proposal to evaluate the effect of its work. In order to undertake such an evaluation, a system of performance and outcome measurement that was valid and reliable ...
Justifying children and young people’s involvement in social research: Assessing harm and benefit
(SAGE Publications, 2017-05-29)
At a time when children and young people s involvement in research is increasingly the norm, this article reflects on the importance of a well-reasoned and transparent justification for their inclusion or exclusion. It ...
Exploring the impact of mentoring relationships in adolescent empathy: A mixed methods approach: Final report
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, 2018-04)
This secondary data analysis was used to explore the impact of mentoring relationships on adolescent empathy. This research aimed to: (i) identify the role of mentoring relationships in adolescent perceived social support, ...
Factors influencing the development of empathy and pro-social behaviour among adolescents: A systematic review
Research has indicated that empathy and prosocial responding are associated with numerous emotional, psychological and social benefits. However, although adolescence is recognised as a key period for prosocial development, ...
Working for children and families: exploring good practice
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, WHB/ NUI Galway, 2004)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Ireland: youth mentoring programme Galway, Mayo & Roscommon: evaluation report
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, NUI, Galway, 2005)
Neighbourhood youth projects in the Health Services Executive Western Area counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon: review report 1992-2004 strengthening existing practice building future capacity
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, NUI Galway, 2005)
Foróige Neighbourhood Youth Projects: summary research report
(Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2006)