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Teen dating violence strong predictor of future abuse

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Teens who experience physical or psychological violence in their adolescent dating relationships have a significantly greater risk of suffering abuse in their future adult romantic relationships. A new study, led by University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work researcher Deinera Exner-Cortens, PhD, has isolated dating violence...

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New systematic translational review on outcomes for 4-H youth

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What is the quality of empirical evidence for youth outcomes as a result of their participation in 4-H? The BCTR's Research Synthesis Project addressed this question in their latest systematic translational review (STR). 4-H is the largest youth development organization in the United States, providing programming to over...

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Spring 2017 Talks at Twelve

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This semester we welcome speakers from across campus and across the U.S. for our spring 2017 Talks at Twelve series. Talks at Twelve are held in the Beebe Hall second floor conference room and lunch is served. These talks are free and open to all. No RSVP or...

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NYC high schoolers discover opportunity at Big Red STEM Day

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By Jamie Black for the Cornell Chronicle While many New York City high school students might have spent the first Saturday in November playing Pokémon GO, some of their peers were creating their own games using a JavaScript-based code that doesn’t require any prior programming knowledge. Part of the first...

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Ways people with a purpose live differently

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Having purpose in life - an underlying sense of meaning that guides what you do - boosts self-esteem and self-worth, finds Anthony Burrow, co-director of the BCTR's Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE). A recent Huffington Post piece examined the ways people with...

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Researchers evaluate a program for boys to avert sexual violence

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By Susan Kelley for the Cornell Chronicle Cornell is helping to usher in new, more effective ways to prevent sexual violence. A team from the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) is evaluating a curriculum for boys aged 12-14 aimed at preventing sexual violence. The program is a shift from...

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Doing Translational Research podcast: Jennifer Agans

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In episode 9 of the podcast, Karl welcomes Jen Agans, assistant director of the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE). They discuss the importance of research/community partnerships, Agan's research on children's out-of-school time, and Agans explains what exactly the 4-H program is. Dr. Jennifer Agans is...

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Whitlock on teen self-injury, anxiety, and depression in Time

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In a recent Time Magazine cover story on Anxiety, Depression and the American Adolescent, the BCTR's Janis Whitlock describes the effect of current technology and social media on adolescent mental health: Whitlock, director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, goes on to describe why youth...

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Climate change and vulnerable populations

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The elderly are one of the most vulnerable populations during a natural disaster. They are more likely to be disabled, have fewer resources, and struggle more during harsh weather. The extreme weather brought on by climate change impacts elderly populations to a greater degree. David Filiberto, who studies aging...

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Joining parenting educators and researchers at annual in-service event

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Parenting In Context (an initiative housed in the BCTR) holds annual in-service events at Cornell University for parent educators and others who work with parents and children across New York State. The in-service is a two-day event with networking opportunities, professional development workshops, and various academic presentations...

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