Mentoring as Parallel Process
AbstractAlthough mentoring for doctoral students in social work is increasingly discussed, discourse on mentoring often emphasizes strategies over mechanisms. This reflection offers the author's experience of relationship-based mentoring that follows the parallel process theorized to mediate relationship-based social interventions. Examples of relational mentoring in social work teaching are offered, and implications for this model of mentoring in social work doctoral education are discussed.
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NARRATIVES OF PROFESSIONAL HELPING
Cleveland State University
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