Mentoring programs for Indigenous youth at risk

This resource sheet examines evidence for the effectiveness of mentoring programs in helping to set Indigenous young people at risk of engaging in antisocial and risky behaviours on healthier life pathways. It focuses on the planned or formal form of mentoring, which often includes Elders as part of these programs. This publication draws on evidence from 45 studies. Over half were Australian studies, with additional evidence from research in other colonised nations such as New Zealand, Canada and the United States. Two-thirds of the studies were Indigenous-specific. A range of methodologies wa ... Show more

Authors: Ware, Vicki-Ann

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Closing the Gap Clearinghouse, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2013

Resource type: Government report or paper

Physical description: 20 p.

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