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Collaboration lowers incidence of physical restraint for youth in care

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Two BCTR researchers have been working with a Connecticut child welfare agency to implement and evaluate a program that promotes evidence-based approaches in supporting troubled youth. The Cornell researchers and two agency administrators published the results of their collaborative effort in March in...

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Davis-Manigaulte receives National Urban Extension Award

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte’s work with Cornell University Cooperative Extension’s NYC programs (CUCE-NYC) has received national recognition: In May, Jackie accepted the 2017 National Urban Extension Leadership Award, which recognizes excellence in urban extension programming and leadership. Davis-Manigaulte leads Family and Youth Development Programs and serves...

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Improving the health of military families

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR researchers have spent two years helping to improve the health and wellness of military members and their families. The BCTR’s Military Projects team partnered with researchers from the Cornell Office for Research on Evaluation (CORE) to measure...

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Connecting retirees to conservation

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A new partnership between the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging and The Nature Conservancy is responding to two critical trends in society todaymounting concern about environmental sustainability and an aging population. The Conservation Retirees in Service...

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NY 4-H student shadows MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin

National 4-H Council’s 4-H Day in the Life Job Shadow Experience at MSNBC, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for National 4-H Council)

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR A 4-H student from Orleans County learned about broadcasting last month from an accomplished role model: NBC news anchor Craig Melvin. Fifteen-year-old John Gabalski was selected to spend the day at NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center with Melvin, who anchors MSNBC Live on weekdays...

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Doris lecturer discusses recipe for moral improvement

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By Stephen D'Angelo for the Cornell Chronicle On April 12, what would have been professor emeritus of human development John L. Doris’ 94th birthday, his son, John M. Doris, delivered the 10th annual John L. Doris Memorial Lecture hosted by the College of Human Ecology’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational...

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Positive Youth Development online courses

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Youth work professionals, volunteers, and advocates can now easily brush up on positive youth development thanks to a new series of short, online courses. Positive Youth Development 101 Online is based on, and can be used to supplement, the training curriculum Positive Youth Development...

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Talks at Twelve: T.V. Sekher - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Designing and Implementing the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI)
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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2017 Bronfenbrenner Lecture: Karen Matthews - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Biological Pathways in Childhood Poverty, Health, Well-being, and Behavior
9:00 - 10:00 AM
G71 MVR Hall

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2017 BCTR Student Showcase - Friday, May 5, 2017

2017 BCTR Student Showcase
12:00-2:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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