Innovation in Collaboration: the Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring as a University-Community PartnershipSocial Work Faculty Publications and Presentations
- Mentoring -- United States,
- Social work with youth,
- Community and college
AbstractThe article explores the utility and flexibility of one of the more comprehensive partnership frameworks by using it to a university-based summer institute designed to foster the exchange of knowledge between practitioners and researchers in the field of youth mentoring. It states that youth mentoring is a well-known and prevalent mode of intervention with youth and children across the U.S. The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring at Portland State University was developed to provide a new and distinctive educational chance for experienced youth and mentoring experts. Portland State University became known as a pioneer in facilitating collaboration between youth mentoring practitioners and researchers.
Citation InformationJones, K.R. & Keller, T.E., & Wheeler, Marc. (2011). Innovation in collaboration: The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring as a university-community partnership. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 4, 168-185.