Partnership 2012 Keynote – Dr. Jean Rhodes

We are less than 2 weeks away from the 2012 Annual Partnership Meeting. We are lucky to have Dr. Jean Rhodes as the keynote speaker. She will be giving a research-based update on the students who benefit most from mentoring. Read her impressive bio below:

Professor Rhodes completed her Ph.D. in clinical/community psychology at DePaul University and her clinical internship at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and the Society for Research and Community Action, and a Distinguised Fellow of the William T. Grant Foundation. Rhodes is also a member of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Chair of the Research and Policy Council of the National Mentoring Partnership. She sits on the Board of Directors of the National Mentoring Partnership and the Forum for Youth Investment of the Advisory Boards of many menotring and policy organizations, and serves on the editorial boards of several journals in community and adolescent psychology.

Her book, Stand By Me: The risks and reward of mentoring today’s youth (Harvard University Press) was recently issued in paperback.

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