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Book offers hope to parents of children who self-injure

Janis Whitlock is co-author on this new book

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Anthony Burrow receives Engaged Scholar Prize

The co-director of PRYDE is recognized for his community-engaged work

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Listen now: Phyllis Moen on Changing How We Work

Our latest podcast episode explores outdated work modes

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Elaine Wethington retires

Elaine has worked at Cornell for over 30 years and in the BCTR since its founding

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Tach is BCTR associate director for policy engagement

Laura Tach takes on this new role to engage the center with policymakers

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Alum Profile: Lauren Aronson

Lauren worked in BCTR as an undergraduate and is now pursuing her MSW

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Reconciled with a family member?

We want to hear from you! Help the Cornell Family Reconciliation Project by telling your story

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Anna Lifsec is Berns Research Award recipient

Anna Lifsec

by Sheri Hall for the BCTR

Sophomore Anna Lifsec ILR ’21 was awarded the Roberta M. Berns ’65 Memorial Research Award for her research on vulnerable children, especially those involved with the foster care system or whose...

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Wethington named AAAS fellow

by Sheri Hall for the BCTR Elaine Wethington, professor of human development, sociology and gerontology in medicine, and associate director of the BCTR, was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s...

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Research on later life pain and mood presented at meeting

Researchers from across Cornell and investigators affiliated with the BCTR’s Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) shared new research findings earlier this month at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual scientific meeting in Boston. TRIPLL is one of...

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RCCP presents at international EUSARF conference

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Staff of the BCTR’s Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) participated in two major symposia at the European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF) conference in Porto, Portugal last month.

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Engaged Cornell grants support BCTR youth research

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR researchers have just received grants from Engaged Cornell that will help to connect their youth research and learning to local communities. ACT for Youth Director Jane Powers received a $5,000...

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