Mentoring and crime prevention: what is good practice?
23 September 2009
Author: Australian Institute of Criminology (2006)
This short briefing paper produced by the Australian Government advocates a role for mentoring in promoting pro-social behaviour, as there is no evidence that it reduces offending directly. It also recommends that mentoring be used as a “secondary prevention” tool within a multi-component package rather than as a stand-alone intervention.