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Interactive workshop series teaches translational research skills

Building on a successful first year, the BCTR is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 How to Do Research in Real-World Settings workshop series. This year we cover new ground in the field by introducing new topics, and presenting new information on those already covered. The workshops are tailored...

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Eckenrode recognized with Nicholas Hobbs Award

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The BCTR’s John Eckenrode received the Nicholas Hobbs Award from the Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice, Division 37 of the American Psychological Association (APA), dedicated to applying psychological knowledge to advocacy, social justice, service...

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CARE program gains key endorsement

The Children and Residential Experiences: Creating Conditions for Change (CARE) program has earned a scientific rating of 3 from the California Evidence-based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare, which indicates that the program is supported by promising research evidence. The CARE model is a research-informed framework created by the...

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4-H event boosts youth confidence in future studies

By Stephen D’Angelo for the Cornell Chronicle More than 400 middle and high school students from 45 New York state counties and extension programs made their way to Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 27-29 to investigate the mysteries of the cosmos, perform physical exams on small and large animals, understand...

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Teen Outreach Program helps prevent teen pregnancy

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The ACT (Assets Coming Together) for Youth Center of Excellence at the BCTR is helping youth organizations across the state of New York launch a youth development program to help prevent teen pregnancy. The Teen Outreach Program, or TOP, is a program for...

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Using virtual reality to treat self-injury and anxiety

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR Researcher Janis Whitlock is partnering with colleagues in the Department of Communications to create a new kind of treatment for people with self-injury or anxiety disorders: virtual reality sessions. The concept is to create alternative worlds using virtual reality that will...

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4-H intern on The Chew with Carla Hall

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR A 4-H intern from Brooklyn spent the day learning about cooking and entertainment from chef and TV personality Carla Hall thanks to a national 4-H mentoring program. 4-Her Jasmine Roberts is a dietician student at Brooklyn College. She spent a day shadowing Hall –...

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Videos on purpose and youth development

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR     Having a purpose in life is vitally important to youth’s health and wellness. That was the take-home message from the first annual conference hosted by the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE) in the BCTR. The conference – held...

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New systematic review: Intergenerational programs

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Do intergenerational programs that include youth and older adults improve connectedness? The BCTR's Research Synthesis Project addressed this question in their latest systematic translational review (STR). The aim of the review was to find out if middle and high school students who interact with older...

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Joining forces to ease chronic pain

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Pain relievers are some of the most commonly-used medicines among older adults. But a Cornell-based organization called the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life, or TRIPLL, is exploring alternative ways to alleviate pain in older adults. TRIPLL is one of the...

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