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Investigation of Long-Term Effects of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Community-Based Mentoring Program: Final Technical Report for OJJDP
(NCJ 251521) January 2018
Grant, 55 page(s)
David L. DuBois, Carla Herrera, Julius Rivera
 
In analyses utilizing adult survey data, retrospective reports of a high-quality mentoring relationship (i.e., one year or longer with relatively strong feelings of closeness toward the mentor) approached or reached statistical significance in predicting a lower likelihood of arrest as a juvenile, fewer reports of stealing during adulthood, more favorable reported levels of emotional, psychological and social well-being, and less alcohol use during adulthood.
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