A Resilience Model for School-Based Mentoring Programs

Lori Copeland, Nicole Peck Beins


This article describes a mentoring program pairing university
students with at-risk youth. A resilience-based model provides a positive
framework for mentors to emphasize strengths and responsibility in
youth whose lives have been shaped by poverty, family dysfunction, or
learning disabilities. Specific activities for relationship building, teaching
the construct of resilience, and building resilience through a mentoring
relationship are described.

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