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Mentoring In our latest column dedicated to mentoring, we look at ways a mentor can support vulnerable young people. This issue: beginning a journey that is safe for mentor and mentee DUNCAN DYASON AND LIS MERRICK Neglected children can face poor life outcomes, but mentoring interventions can reverse such negative pathways During the late 1990s, the ACE Study*, one of the largest scientific studies ever conducted – with 17,000 people in the US – demonstrated the association between adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and health and social outcomes in adult life. Despite the alarming statistics that showed how early neglect, trauma […]

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