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Best practices for professional training and technical assistance

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What does research evidence tell us about best practices for professional training and technical assistance for practitioners delivering evidence-based programs to youth? The latest BCTR systematic translational review (STR) addresses this question. The BCTR Research Synthesis Project supports the development of high-quality evidence summaries on topics nominated by practitioners...

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Cornell partners on 4-H National Youth Science Day

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by Ted Boscia from the Cornell Chronicle When an expected 100,000 children and teens participate in the nation’s largest youth science event this fall, they’ll make hands-on discoveries using educational kits and guides developed by a Cornell team composed of campus and county partners. On 4-H National Youth...

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2016 Iscol Lecture: Glenn Martin - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Mass Incarceration: An Experience Shared by 65 Million Americans
7:30pm
G10 Biotech Building

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PRYDE inaugural explores the future of youth development research

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The inaugural celebration for the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE) featured three eminent speakers in a panel discussion on “The Future of Youth Development Research: Perspectives from Research and Practice.” This panel uniquely reflected the mission of PRYDE in that it brought research...

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Evidence-Based Living blog now on Psychology Today web site

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In a sea of often-conflicting advice and information, the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog presents scientifically-accurate information on topics that effect our daily lives. When each day seems to bring a new study, reversing a previous study, the Evidence-Based Living blog takes a wider view, drawing from...

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New podcast episodes with Turner, Loeckenhoff, and Burrow

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The BCTR's Doing Translational Research podcast engages researchers and practitioners in conversation about their work, and how they are involved in translational research. Our latest three episodes feature Andy Turner, Corinna Loeckenhoff, and Anthony Burrow.   In episode 3, BCTR director Karl Pillemer speaks with NY...

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New video: Judith Smetana on adolescent-parent relationships

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Video from the 2016 John Doris Memorial Lecture, Adolescent-Parent Relationships: Developmental Processes and Cultural Variations, by Judith Smetana of the University of Rochester is now online. The lecture was held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TqG13rMVps   About the talk: Adolescence is often seen as a difficult time for both adolescents and...

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Conference shares latest youth development research

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By Olivia M. Hall from the Cornell Chronicle: Runaway slaves, social media, environmental education, the wisdom of elders – the sixth annual Youth Development Research Update June 1-2 in Ithaca covered a lot of ground. Funded by the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) in the College of...

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Alumni gifts to the center support the greater good

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Growing up on a dairy farm in rural Vermont, Rebecca Q. Morgan '60 was drawn to 4-H. At cattle shows and fashion displays and as president of her local club, Morgan says eight years in 4-H taught her everything from...

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Online course brings self-injury to the surface

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By Olivia M. Hall from the Cornell Chronicle: The cuts, burns and scars of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are rarely seen, as they are inflicted in private and hidden under pant legs and sleeves. Janis Whitlock, Ph.D. ’03, director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery (CRPSIR)...

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