The HARE self-esteem scale was used to measure peer self-esteem and self-image, and the Survey of Children's Social Support assessed children's perceptions of how often they received support from a significant other, allowing for peer, teacher, and parent social supports. Training was provided to all volunteers and families.
American Journal of Community Psychology30 2 The youth they were mentoring had an average age of Study 5 De Wit, D.
Data was also collected from the university student sample only once, as opposed to several time points for the BBBS mentors. Academic achievement was measured with child- and parent-reports of letter grades received and English, science and mathematics performance.
Study 1 Grossman, J. This training is also provided online for volunteers.