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New York 4-H member wins national award

Nosa Akol from Binghamton wins 2015 4-H Youth in Action Award

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Student Profile: Megan Childs

Megan worked with CRPSIR on recovery from non-suicidal self-injury

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Along with updates on the latest research, this year's event features a tribute to Steve Hamilton

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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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Pillemer in the NY Times on blooming in later life

A recent New York Times article dispels the myth that a person's best creative, professional, or even physical accomplishments are necessarily confined to the younger years. Many are finding success and satisfaction in their 60s and later, perhaps due to experience gained and an...

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Military Projects join global experts to examine military research

Brian Leidy (director, Military Projects) recently participated in an invitation-only summit at the University of Southern California considering the problems faced by military, veterans, and their families. Fifty researchers from national and international universities met to discuss how research can help understand and address...

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Priorities in addressing elder mistreatment

"Elder mistreatment is recognized internationally as a prevalent and growing problem, meriting the attention of policymakers, practitioners, and the general public," begins the abstract of an article by lead author Karl Pillemer in a recent special issue of The Gerontologist focusing on the 2015...

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Garbarino’s “Listening to Killers” Talk at Twelve video online

For twenty years James Garbarino has served as a psychological expert witness in criminal and civil cases involving issues of trauma, violence, and children. A former student of Urie Bronfenbrenner's, his approach is to consider the ways developmental processes are shaped by...

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The impacts of military deployment

A recent post on the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog looked at the long-term effects of military deployment on veterans' health, citing meta-analyses from the journal Epidemiological Reviews, finding, The post quotes Brian Leidy, director of The Military Projects, regarding new...

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Whitlock quoted on self-injury in US News & World Report

Misconceptions and misinformation about self-injury can keep sufferers from getting care and effect how they are treated by others. A recent US News & World Report article addresses some common myths about self-injury, including that self-injurers are suicidal, that self-injury is uncommon, and that...

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Talks at Twelve: Leslie Goodyear

Qualitative Inquiry in Evaluation: From Theory to Practice

12:00-1:00PM

Apr
23

2015 BCTR Student Showcase

2015 BCTR Student Showcase

1:30-3:00PM

May
01
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Research In Translation

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ACT focus group studies connect policy makers with youth voices

Since its inception in 2000, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (COE) has sought to enhance efforts...

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