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Parent educators and researchers discuss recent findings at in-service event

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This September 22-23 thirty-six parent educators, BCTR staff, and others who work with families and youth gathered for a 2-day Parent Education In-Service, run by the BCTR's Parenting In Context Initiative. Participants from 13 counties across New York State viewed presentations on topics such as adolescent anger,...

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Chen paper wins award from UMass Gerontology Department

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Emily Chen (Ph.D. in Human Development, '14), former BCTR graduate research assistant and TRIPLL affiliate and mentee, received a Francis G. Caro Student Paper Award at the University of Massachusetts. Her paper, Social Diffusion of Advance Care Planning among Related Older Adults, was selected by the review...

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Iscol Summer Scholars help organize Brooklyn health fair

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This summer the Iscol Summer Scholars, participants in the Cornell Urban Semester Summer in NYC, hosted a health fair, Take Control of Your Health,  in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn. Over 200 attending families received health tests including blood pressure, cholesterol and asthma screenings,...

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Loeckenhoff reaps early career award in gerontology

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Corinna Loeckenhoff, director of the BCTR's Gerontology Minor and center faculty affiliate, has been recognized by the Gerontological Society of America with the 2014 Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology. Loeckenhoff is an associate professor in the...

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ACT for Youth supports sex education and positive youth development at Provider Day

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This September, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (COE) sponsored Provider Day 2014, a professional development conference for 224 teen pregnancy prevention program staff from communities across New York State. The COE provides technical assistance, training, and evaluation for three pregnancy prevention initiatives funded by the...

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Theater, a dog show, and a smoothie challenge from 4-H at the State Fair

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The staff of the BCTR's New York State 4-H Youth Development program provided leadership for a highly successful 4-H presence at the 2014 New York State Fair. Highlights included opportunities for 4-H youth to interact with Governor Cuomo, College of Human Ecology Dean Alan Mathios, Cornell Cooperative...

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RCCP at the 2014 EUSARF conference

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The 13th European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents Conference (EUSARF) 2014 was held in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2-5, 2014 and the BCTR's Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) was well represented. This conference is held biannually and presents an...

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Talks at Twelve: Karl Pillemer - Thursday, October 23, 2014

Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Nursing Homes: Findings from the First Prevalence Study
12:00PM-1:00PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Strengthening 4-H by analyzing enrollment data

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The June issue of the Journal of Extension includes an article co-authored by Stephen Hamilton (BCTR Associate Director for Youth Development) with Angela Northern (4-H Research Specialist, Erie County) and Robbie Neff (student). Strengthening 4-H by analyzing enrollment data examines findings with the aim of understanding trends in...

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Fall 2014 Talks at Twelve speakers announced

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The center is pleased to announce the fall speakers in our Talks at Twelve series. All 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. Thursday, August 21 Relatives...

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