BCTR at the Society for Research on Adolescence meeting
April 3, 2014
The 15th Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence was held in Austin, TX on March 20, 2014. The 2014 conference theme of Social Justice was addressed by faculty, staff, and students from the BCTR's Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, Cornell Youth in Society, and The Role of Grandparents in the Lives of Adolescent Grandchildren.
- Deinera Exner-Cortens, former BCTR graduate assistant, presented the poster Adolescents’ Views on Psychological Aggression in Dating Relationships, which was co-authored with BCTR director John Eckenrode, Dawn Schrader, and Emily Rothman
- Mary Agnes Hamilton presented a poster, Functional roles: What important adults do for youth, which was selected for a second presentation as part of a program on Adolescence in Diverse Contexts. It was co-authored with Stephen Hamilton, Deborah Sellers, and David DuBois
- Stephen Hamilton participated in the roundtable discussion, Improving the uses of evidence in working with young people: International perspectives on challenges and opportunities.
- Stephen Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton presented a paper, When is a youth program leader a mentor?
- Kimberly Kopko presented the paper A Dyadic Analysis of Parenting Behaviors and Relationship Quality Among Adolescent Grandchildren and Custodial Grandparents, which was co-authored with Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab and Rachel Dunifon
- Kemar Prussien, a junior Psychology major and BCTR research assistant, presented a poster co-authored with Janis Whitlock: Parent-Child Agreement in Understanding the What and Why of Child Non-Suicidal Self-Injury.
- Janis Whitlock and Deinera Exner-Cortens were co-chairs for the media and communications sub-committee, which hosted a pre-conference, Translating Research Evidence to Policy and Practice.
- Additionally, BCTR faculty affiliates Jane Mendle and Tony Burrow both gave presentations at the conference.