Culturally Appropriate Mentoring for Horn of African Young People in Australia

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Title Culturally Appropriate Mentoring for Horn of African Young People in Australia
Author Griffiths, Megan; Sawrikar, Pooja; Muir, Kristy
Journal Name Youth Studies Australia
Year Published 2009
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies
Abstract Over recent years there has been a significant increase in the number of young people from the Horn of Africa entering Australia. These young people face unique challenges as a result of their age, ethnicity, migration and direct/indirect trauma experience. Although governments are using mentoring as one source of support to help Horn of African young people, little is known about how to appropriately adapt mentoring programs for this group of young people. Using research with policymakers, mentoring providers and Horn of African young people, this paper aims to help mentoring providers appropriately tailor programs for Horn of African young people.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.acys.info/journal/issues/v28-n2-2009/article_summaries/article_4
Copyright Statement Copyright 2009 ACYS. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. For information about this journal please refer to the publisher's website.
Volume 28
Issue Number 2
Page from 32
Page to 40
ISSN 1038-2569
Date Accessioned 2011-05-05
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Health Faculty
Subject Social Policy
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/40242
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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