Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Mentoring as a Family Strengthening Strategy: Policy Brief No. 4

Authors/Editors

Family Strengthening Policy Center (FSPC)

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: National Human Services Assembly, Family Strengthening Policy Center (FSPC)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

November 2004, 19 pages

Description of Resource

Mentoring programs are based on the idea that all children need caring adults in their lives. This brief suggests that youth mentoring that involves parents or caregivers and emerging family mentoring approaches hold significant promise for strengthening disadvantaged families with minor children.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.nassembly.org/fspc/documents/PolicyBriefs/Brief4.pdf