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Student Profile: Brian Cash

Brian is an HD doctoral student working with the Residential Child Care Project

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Center fall event videos now online

View the Bronfenbrenner Lecture, Iscol Lecture, and Legacy of Urie Bronfenbrenner panel

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Parent educators and researchers discuss recent findings at in-service event

Topics include adolescent anger and child feeding practices among low-income mothers


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Iscol Scholars organize Brooklyn health fair

200 families received vital health screening at the summer event

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The 2014 Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) Retreat: Group photo.

RCCP retreat plots new directions for residential child care

The international event explores RCCP's future in technical assistance and training in the field

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Chen paper wins award from UMass Gerontology Department

Emily Chen (Ph.D. in Human Development, '14), former BCTR graduate research assistant and TRIPLL affiliate and mentee, received a Francis G. Caro Student Paper Award at the University of Massachusetts. Her paper, Social Diffusion of Advance Care Planning among Related Older Adults, was...

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Loeckenhoff reaps early career award in gerontology

Corinna Loeckenhoff, director of the BCTR's Gerontology Minor and center faculty affiliate, has been recognized by the Gerontological Society of America with the 2014 Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology. Loeckenhoff is an...

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ACT for Youth supports sex education and positive youth development at Provider Day

This September, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (COE) sponsored Provider Day 2014, a professional development conference for 224 teen pregnancy prevention program staff from communities across New York State. The COE provides technical assistance, training, and evaluation for three pregnancy prevention...

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Theater, a dog show, and a smoothie challenge from 4-H at the State Fair

The staff of the BCTR's New York State 4-H Youth Development program provided leadership for a highly successful 4-H presence at the 2014 New York State Fair. Highlights included opportunities for 4-H youth to interact with Governor Cuomo, College of Human Ecology Dean...

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RCCP at the 2014 EUSARF conference

The 13th European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents Conference (EUSARF) 2014 was held in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2-5, 2014 and the BCTR's Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) was well represented. This conference is held...

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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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