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Title: YWCA of Adelaide: Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Evaluation Report 2010
Authors: Biedrzycki, Katherine
Wiese, Marlene
Lawless, Angela Patricia
Keywords: Katherine Biedrzycki
Mentors
Young people
YWCA
SACHRU
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: South Australian Community Health Research Unit
Citation: Biedrzycki, K., Wiese, M., and Lawless, A., 2010. YWCA of Adelaide: Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Evaluation Report. South Australian Community Health Research Unit, Flinders University of South Australia.
Abstract: This report discusses the findings and the implications of the evaluation of the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program of the YWCA of Adelaide. The evaluation has explored a range of factors around the success and challenges of the BBBS mentoring program by examining the roles and experiences of mentors, the experiences and outcomes for mentees and their families, and the experiences and ideas of staff. The aims of the evaluation are to explore the development of protective factors for 'at-risk' young people, the quality of mentor-mentee relationships, the engagement of volunteer mentors, factors affecting recruitment and retention of mentors, opportunities for parents/carers to build parenting skills and reduce isolation, and implementation of BBBS program processes.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25217
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