Chapters

Kupersmidt, J. B., & Rhodes, J. E. (2013). Mentor training and support. In D. L. DuBois and M. J. Karcher (Eds.). Handbook of Youth Mentoring (pp. 439 – 468). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Publications

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R. L., Rhodes, J. E., Stump, K. (2017). Enhancing mentor efficacy and preparedness through web-based, pre-match training, Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. 7(3), 197-216.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stump, K. N., Stelter, R. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (2017). Mentoring program practices as predictors of match longevity. Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 630-645. DOI: 10.1002/jcop.21883

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stump, K. N., Stelter, R. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (2017). Predictors of premature match closure in youth mentoring relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59(1-2), 25-35. doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12124.

Reports

Garringer, M., Kupersmidt, J., Rhodes, J., Stelter, R., & Tai, T. (2015). Elements of effective practice for mentoring (4th Edition). Boston, MA: MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.

MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership. (2009). The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring – Third Edition. MENTOR: Alexandria, VA.

Conference Presentations

Stelter, R. L., Kupersmidt, J. B., & McNeil, S. (2016, October). What is a mentor? Building the foundation web-based training for mentees and their parents. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Special Topics Meeting: Technology and Media in Children’s Development. Irvine, CA.

Garringer, M., & Stelter, R. L., (2016, January). Making the Best of “Best Practices”: Applying the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring to Your Program. Paper presented at the 2016 National Mentoring Summit: Connect Growth Opportunity. Washington DC.

Stelter, R. L., (2016, January). Evaluation: What does my mentoring program need? Paper presented at the 2016 Texas Mentoring Summit. San Antonio, TX.

Stelter, R. L., (2016, January). Connected Scholars: Youth- Initiated Mentoring. Paper presented at the 2016 Texas Mentoring Summit. San Antonio, TX.

Stelter, R. L., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2015, January). The Young Men’s Initiative Mentoring programs: A model for public-private partnerships and improving mentoring program quality. Paper presented at the 2015 National Mentoring Summit: Expanding the Mentoring Effect, Washington DC.

Stelter, R.L., & Schwartz, S. (2015, January). Helping Close the Mentoring Gap: Innovative approaches to training and engaging youth and their caregivers. Paper presented at the 2015 National Mentoring Summit: Expanding the Mentoring Effect, Washington DC.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Stelter. R. L. (2013, October). Best Practices in Mentor Training and Program Assessment. Training presented at the University Massachusetts Boston Center for Evidence-based Mentoring Short Course on Mentoring Youth in the Foster Care System. Boston, MA.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Rhodes, J. E., & Stelter, R. L. (2013, January). Mentor Training: Cutting Edge Training Tools and Resources and Innovations in Collaborative Partnerships. Paper presented at the 2013 National Mentoring Summit: Washington DC.

Stelter, R. L. (2012, April). Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring: Standards, Benchmarks, and  Program Quality. Paper presented at the Communities in Schools Brunswick County Mentoring Summit, Aulander, NC.

Stelter, R. L. (2012, March). Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring: Standards, Benchmarks, and  Program Quality. Paper presented at the Communities in Schools Brunswick County Mentoring Summit, Bolivia, NC.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Rhodes, J. E., & Stelter, R. L. (2012, January). MentoringCentral.net: Research- Based Mentor Training and Support. Paper presented at the 2012 National Mentoring Summit: Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child, Washington, DC.

Stelter, R. L. (2011, October). Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring: Standards, Benchmarks, and  Program Quality. Paper presented at the Communities in Schools North Carolina Mentoring Summit, Raleigh, NC.

Stelter, R. L. (2011, March). Match Support. Training presented at the Mid-Atlantic Network for Youth Mentoring Children of Prisoners Staff Training, Philadelphia, PA.

Stelter, R. L. (2011, February). Match Support. Training presented at the Mid-Atlantic Network for Youth Mentoring Children of Prisoners Staff Training, San Diego, CA.

Stelter, R. L. (2010, June). Match Support. Training presented at the Mid-Atlantic Network for Youth Mentoring Children of Prisoners Staff Training, Chicago, IL.

Stelter, R. L. (2010, March). Match Support. Training presented at the Mid-Atlantic Network for Youth Mentoring Children of Prisoners Staff Training, Charlotte, NC.

Kupersmidt, J. B. (2010, January 22). Using web-based technology in mentor training: Needs, limits, barriers, advantages, and breakthroughs. Paper presented at the Friends for Youth 11th annual conference, Youth Mentoring 2.0: The impacts of technology on programs and relationships, Redwood Shores, CA.

Kupersmidt, J. B., & Manza G. (2009, July 20). The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring, 3rd Ed. Paper presented at Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Training and Workshops

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J.E. (2013, January 25). Mentoring Central. Workshop presented at the National Mentoring Summit, Washington, D. C.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J.E. (2013, January 15). Young Men’s Initiative – Quality Improvement Process. Workshop presented at the meeting of NYC YMI mentoring programs. City Hall, New York City, N.Y.Kupersmidt, J. B. (2009, July 21). Mentor training. Paper presented at Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J.E. (2013, January 14). Quality Improvement Assessment Process for NYC Mentoring Programs. Workshop presented at the meeting of NYC Mentoring Programs. City Hall, New York City, N.Y.

Kupersmidt, J. B. (2010, January 22). Mentoring Central: An evidence- and web-based mentoring training program. Paper presented at the Friends for Youth 11th annual conference, Youth Mentoring 2.0: The impacts of technology on programs and relationships, Redwood Shores, CA.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J.E. (2013, January 14). Quality Improvement Assessment Process for NYC Mentoring Programs. Workshop presented at the meeting of NYC Mentoring Programs. City Hall, New York City, N.Y.

Kupersmidt, J. B., & Stelter, R. (2013, October 1). Training and program quality for mentoring youth in the foster care system. Presentation at the UMB Short Course on mentoring youth in the foster care system, Boston, MASS.

Kupersmidt, J. B. (2012, June 14). Strengthening the mentoring model with best practice programs & evaluation. Workshop presented at the annual conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Atlanta, GA.Kupersmidt, J. B., & Stelter, R. (2012, October). Research-based mentor training. Invited workshop presented at the North Carolina Mentoring Summit. Raleigh, N.C.

Kupersmidt, J. B., & Rhodes, J. (2012, April). Training and technical assistance to mentoring programs. Discussion group leader at the Young Men’s Initiative Mentoring Summit, New York City, NY.

Ogisu, F., Delich, W., Stewart, L., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2012, January). Mentor in a Box: Working with Corporations to Develop a Successful Mentoring Program. Workshop presented at the National Mentoring Summit. Washington, D.C.

Kupersmidt, J. B. (2012, January). Mentoring youth with disabilities and learning differences. Workshop presented at the National Mentoring Summit, Washington, D. C.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J.E. (2012, January). Mentoring Central. Workshop presented at the National Mentoring Summit, Washington, D. C.

Stelter, R., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2011, October). Effective practices in mentoring. Invited workshop presented at the North Carolina Mentoring Summit. Raleigh, N.C.

Webinars

Kupersmidt, J. B. Daura, S. & Stelter, R. L. (2016). Risky Business: Part I: Developing your mentoring program’s risk management and safety policies. Communications within the mentoring program. [Webinar]. Durham, NC: Innovation Research and Training, Inc.

Kupersmidt, J. B. Daura, S. & Stelter, R. L. (2016). Risky Business: Part II: Developing your mentoring program’s risk management and safety policies. Communications with the public. [Webinar]. Durham, NC: Innovation Research and Training, Inc.

Kupersmidt, J. B. Daura, S. & Stelter, R. L. (2016). Risky Business: Part III: Developing your mentoring program’s risk management and safety policies. Mentor code of conduct.  [Webinar]. Durham, NC: Innovation Research and Training, Inc.

Kupersmidt, J. B. Daura, S. & Stelter, R. L. (2016). Risky Business: Part IV: Developing your mentoring program’s risk management and safety policies. Agency match policies. [Webinar]. Durham, NC: Innovation Research and Training, Inc.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Stelter, R. (2013, September 19). Readiness matters: The importance and impact of mentor training. MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership webinar.

Kupersmidt, J. B. (2010, July 15). Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring: Standard 3: Mentor Training Benchmarks. MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership webinar.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2010, March 10). MENTOR’s Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring: Overview. MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership webinar.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2010, March 8). MENTOR’s Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring: Overview. MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership webinar.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2010, February 22). MENTOR’s Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring for Mentoring Partnerships. MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership webinar.