Dr. Kupersmidt to Meet with Enrollment and Match Support Specialists at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Moscow

November 14, 2017 – Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring Central, met with mentoring program staff in Moscow at the office of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Dr. Kupersmidt presented findings from iRT’s research on their online mentee training program, Building the Foundation for Mentees, and online parent/guardian training, Building the Foundation for Parents. In addition, she responded to questions about match support, supporting mentoring relationships with youth in foster care, the importance of training mentors on the ethical code for mentoring, staff training, and the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring.