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ACT for Youth: Measuring Positive Youth Development

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A myriad of evidence-based programs exist to help young people develop positive life skills and avoid risk behaviors. Evaluations of program success are frequently focused on whether programs directly reduce negative outcomes for youth. An alternative approach can be to measure Positive Youth Development (PYD) outcomes resulting from...

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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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2017 Doris Lecture: John M. Doris - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Making Good: Can We Realize Our Moral Aspirations?
12:00 PM
Ten-Eyck Room, Nevin Welcome Center, Cornell Botanic Gardens

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Talks at Twelve: Andrea Stevenson Won - Thursday, March 16, 2017

Pain and Presence: The Clinical Use of Media
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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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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Talks at Twelve: Elissa Kozlov and Keiko Kurita - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Weill Cornell Behavioral Geriatrics: Cognitive Impairment in Hospitalized Adults & Palliative & Mental Health Care
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Dana Weiner - Thursday, April 20, 2017

Data-Driven Policy Making in Child Welfare
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Marney Thomas and Brian Leidy - Thursday, April 13, 2017

Healthy Base Initiative: Evaluating Programs to Encourage Healthy Eating, Active Lifestyles, and Tobacco-Free Living
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Megan Comfort - Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Beyond the Peer-Reviewed Article: Making Research Relevant for Community Stakeholders and Policymakers
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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