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Each quarter, our peer reviewed journal publishes up to six research- and practice-based articles on Australian youth. Find out more about Youth Studies Australia.

June 2009 cover (tiny)

Culturally appropriate mentoring for Horn of African young people in Australia

by Megan Griffiths, Pooja Sawrikar & Kristy Muir

Youth Studies Australia, v.28, n.2, 2009, pp.32-40.

Summary: Little is known about how to appropriately adapt mentoring programs for young people from the Horn of Africa, even though they have been arriving in Australia in significantly increasing numbers. These young people face unique challenges as a result of their age, ethnicity, migration and direct/indirect trauma experiences. The results of this research will help mentoring providers appropriately tailor programs for Horn of African young people.

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