Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit

This Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit provides the tools, resources and support to create, implement, deliver and evaluate a quality group mentoring program for girls, ages 9-13, in your community. The Toolkit is intended to be used in a range of communities, and can be adapted to the unique values, needs, strengths and challenges that each community encompasses.

Works Cited: Program and Meetings

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Spencer, R. & Basualdo-Delmonico, A. (2014). Termination and Closure of Mentoring Relationships. In D.L Dubois & M.J. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of Youth Mentoring, Second Edition (pp. 469−479). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
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