Mentoring in the Juvenile Justice System: Findings from Two Pilot Programs

by Crystal A. Mecartney; Kristine V. Morrow; Melanie B. Styles

Dec 1, 1994
The final report on the pilot documents recruitment, operations, the activities of matched adults and youth and the characteristics of sustained matches. The pilot was not able to meet its goal of maintaining 100 matches over one year, and had limited success helping youth transition back to the community. Both results were attributed to the absence of a structure for recruiting, screening, training, supporting and supervising the mentors.
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