What Works for Mentoring Programs: Lessons from Experimental Evaluations of Programs and Interventions

Research BriefHealthMar 28 2013

Child Trends conducted a synthesis of experimental evaluations of 19 mentoring programs for children and youth, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, to determine how frequently these programs work to improve such outcomes as education, mental health, peer and parent relationships, and behavior problems, and what lessons can be learned to improve outcomes.