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January is National Mentoring Month, and researchers at the UVA School of Education and Human Development are contributing to a rapidly growing body of research on how and why effective mentoring works. The School is also home to a number of mentoring programs, including one launched by an undergraduate student. See below to learn more about the many ways that the School is advancing mentoring efforts to support positive youth development.
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A decade after its founding, the Sheila C. Johnson Center for Clinical Services at the University of Virginia's School of Education and Human Development continues to serve the community through telemedicine and other COVID-19-adapted safety measures.
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