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CITIZEN U youth delegates met with state legislators during 4-H Capital Days

Delegates from Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Broome and Monroe Counties represented the CITIZEN U Project at the 77th Annual 4-H Capital Days in Albany, March 5-7. This year’s Capital Days had 108 youth delegates, representing 35 counties. The 4-H delegates were formally recognized on the...

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The TCI:SAFE Project

Evidence based programs often tout the importance of implementing their program with fidelity. But what exactly does program fidelity mean? How do community agencies know when they are (or are not) implementing with fidelity? As part of the Residential Child Care Project, (RCCP) the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention:...

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Talks at Twelve: Deinera Exner-Cortens - Thursday, May 10, 2012

"Why Would You Wanna Be in a Relationship Like That When You Could Be in a Healthy One?": A Qualitative Investigation of Adolescents’ Beliefs about Dating Violence and Aggression
12:00-1:00PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room.

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Talks at Twelve: Catherine Riffin - Thursday, April 19, 2012

Chronic Pain and Caregiving: A Review and Preliminary Analysis
12:00-1:00pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Marianne Krasny - Thursday, April 5, 2012

Resilience: Perspectives From Natural Resource Management, Environmental Stewardship, and Intergenerational Learning in Cities
12:00-1:00pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Opening Pathways/Abriendo Caminos examines supporting Latin American youth transitions

Opening Pathways: Youth in Latin America (Abriendo Caminos: Jóvenes en América Latina) worked with local organizations in Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia to identify ways to better support youth and young adults in their communities.  Opening Pathways is a study within the  Cornell Youth in Society project.

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Talks at Twelve: Monica Hargraves - Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Evaluation Partnerships: A Systems Approach to Program Evaluation
12:00-1:00pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Parenting in Context Annual In-Service Conference

Jan. 25-26, 2012, BCTR's Parenting in Context project sponsored the annual Parent Education In-Service.  Presenters included Jennifer Tiffany, Janis Whitlock, Maria Fitzpatrick, Rachel Dunifon, and Kimberly Kopko and nearly 50 parent educators from across NY state...

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BCTR Pilot Study Program announced – applications due 3/15/12

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The BCTR is announcing its first annual Pilot Study Program for Innovation in Translational Research, applications for which are due by March 15, 2012. Approximately three to four $12,000 grants will be awarded this year to faculty connecting their social and behavioral research to policy and practice. Junior...

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2011 Bronfenbrenner Conference video now online

Video has now been posted from the 2011 Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference, The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making.  All presentations, discussions, Q & A, and panel conversations are available in the Media Library. The presenters are: Antoine Bechara, University of Southern California Eveline Crone, Leiden University

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