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Introducing Cornell Project 2Gen

The new BCTR project develops programs to jointly support parents and children

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Creativity at 4-H National Science Day event

This year's theme was "Incredible Wearables"

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NY Times’ Nicholas Kristof talks inequality, empathy, children

He delivered the Urie Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture on October 2nd

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2017-2018 workshops announced

The hands-on series introduces and strengthens translational research skills

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Eckenrode honored with Nicholas Hobbs Award

The award recognizes a psychologist who exemplifies devotion to child advocacy

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Aging and Insecurity

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock discusses his work on the health and well being of older people in developing countries

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The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.

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Collaboration lowers incidence of physical restraint for youth in care

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Two BCTR researchers have been working with a Connecticut child welfare agency to implement and evaluate a program that promotes evidence-based approaches in supporting troubled youth. The Cornell researchers and two agency administrators published the results of their collaborative...

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Teen Outreach Program helps prevent teen pregnancy

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The ACT (Assets Coming Together) for Youth Center of Excellence at the BCTR is helping youth organizations across the state of New York launch a youth development program to help prevent teen pregnancy. The Teen Outreach Program, or TOP,...

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CARE program gains key endorsement

The Children and Residential Experiences: Creating Conditions for Change (CARE) program has earned a scientific rating of 3 from the California Evidence-based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare, which indicates that the program is supported by promising research evidence. The CARE model is a research-informed...

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New systematic review on peer education

What is the evidence for use of peer education in programs supporting adolescent reproductive and sexual health? The BCTR Research Synthesis Project develops high-quality evidence summaries on topics suggested by researchers or practitioners. Their latest review looked into this question. From the review: The...

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National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect refunded

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect, or NDACAN, secured a $5.2 million federal contract that will maintain the project over the next five years. 2018 will be the Archive’s thirtieth consecutive year receiving federal funding...

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Welcome visiting scholar Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

The BCTR welcomes visiting scholar Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, a professor of social policy and international development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. Lloyd-Sherlock’s research focuses on the health and well-being of older adults in low- and middle-income countries. “As the...

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ACT for Youth: Measuring Positive Youth Development

A myriad of evidence-based programs exist to help young people develop positive life skills and avoid...

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