This dissertation sheds light on the role of social networks in supporting at-risk youth. Findings show the relation between social support and youth's wellbeing, and options for strengthening the network through mentoring are being explored.

At-risk youth, multiproblem youth, social networks, mentoring, social support, wellbeing, relationship quality, risicojongeren, multiprobleem jongeren, sociale netwerken, mentoring, sociale steun, welbevinden, relatiekwaliteit.
S.E. Severiens (Sabine) , G.B.M. Engbersen (Godfried)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Department of Pedagogical Sciences

Schenk, L. (2021, April 23). Social Networks of At-Risk Youth: Social Support from Bonding and Bridging Relationships. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from