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.

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