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Mental Health Support in Palliative Care

Talking with Elissa Kozlov, Weill Cornell Medical College

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2017 Bronfenbrenner Lecture, Photo_2017_0650

Talk highlights inequalities in children’s health

Karen Matthews delivered the 2017 Bronfenbrenner Lecture

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Partnering with The Nature Conservancy

RISE and TNC work together to engage older adults in environmental volunteering

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National 4-H Council’s 4-H Day in the Life Job Shadow Experience at MSNBC, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for National 4-H Council)

4H student shadows MSNBC's Craig Melvin

Part of National 4-H Council’s “Day in the Life Experience,”

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John Doris Memorial Lecture

Doris lecturer discusses recipe for moral improvement

Video from John M. Doris' talk is now online

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Holden receives lifetime achievement award

Martha Holden honored by The National Staff Development and Training Association

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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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Davis-Manigaulte receives National Urban Extension Award

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte’s work with Cornell University Cooperative Extension’s NYC programs (CUCE-NYC) has received national recognition: In May, Jackie accepted the 2017 National Urban Extension Leadership Award, which recognizes excellence in urban extension programming and leadership. Davis-Manigaulte leads Family and Youth...

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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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Whitlock on self-injury and social media

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR Researcher Janis Whitlock was featured earlier this year in a PBS news story about self-injury and social media. Whitlock, director of the BCTR’s Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, studies the interaction between mental health...

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TRIPLL New York City Community Forum

Joining forces to ease chronic pain

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Pain relievers are some of the most commonly-used medicines among older adults. But a Cornell-based organization called the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life, or TRIPLL, is exploring alternative ways to alleviate pain in older adults. TRIPLL...

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New systematic review: Intergenerational programs

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Do intergenerational programs that include youth and older adults improve connectedness? The BCTR's Research Synthesis Project addressed this question in their latest systematic translational review (STR). The aim of the review was to find out if middle and high school students...

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Videos on purpose and youth development

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR     Having a purpose in life is vitally important to youth’s health and wellness. That was the take-home message from the first annual conference hosted by the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE) in 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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