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The role of race and ethnicity in mentoring relationships

Dr. Bernadette Sanchez

Nov., 2007

This 70-minute video presentation is an overview of research about the effects of gender, age, ethnicity and culture on mentoring. Dr. Sanchez provides examples of how these factors may have different influences on outcomes for specific groups of youth.

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Download the materials from her presentation:

Mentoring Ain't One Size Fit All (652 K PDF)
B. Sanchez

Copy of the slide presentation Dr. Sanchez uses during the video presentation. 2007

The Scale of Ethnocultural Empathy: Development, Validation, Reliability (136 K PDF)
Yu-Wei Wang, et al.

An article from the Journal of Counseling Psychology that includes a discussion of a tool to measure empathy with someone of a different ethnicity, with a review of data from a study that used the tool. Includes the tool. 2003

Gender, Ethnicity, Development, and Risk: Mentoring and the Consideration of Individual Differences (144 K PDF)
N. Darling, G. A. Bogat, T. A. Cavell, S. E. Murphy, B. Sanchez

Journal article on how the effectiveness of mentoring programs may be affected by each protege's culture, age and gender. 2006

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