Family Life Development Center
) explain the implications of Cabrera's research into thinking, metacognition, and teaching thinking skills.
Named for famed researcher Urie Bronfenbrenner, a co-founder of the national Head Start program and a world-renowned developmental psychologist who died in 2005, the BCTR formed July 1 with the merger of two longstanding Cornell centers: the Family Life Development Center
and the Bron fenbrenner Life Course Center.
James Garbarino, director of the Family Life Development Center
at Cornell University, wrote: `All systems run on energy.
John Eckenrode, professor of human development and director of the Family Life Development Center
, leads the Bronftnbrenner Center for Translational Research initiative.
The Doris Lecture is named for the late John Doris, professor emeritus of human development and founding director of the Family Life Development Center
Jennifer Sarah Tiffany, Family Life Development Center
The Family Life Development Center
and the BLCC sponsored the event.
Convinced that positive youth development was the way to go, the health department funded the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, which is housed in the College of Human Ecology's Family Life Development Center
, to provide technical assistance, evaluation and training, and to act as a clearinghouse for best practices and resources.
Undergraduate research assistants working with Janis Whitlock, a research scientist in the Family Life Development Center
, have developed a new set of outreach materials about young people who self-injure.
The National Institute of Nursing Research awarded a $400,000 grant to the Family Life Development Center
to investigate whether urban teens who become highly involved in community programs are less likely to become infected with HIV.
No one could have imagined these multiple stresses on military families when, 15 years ago, Marney Thomas and Cynthia Enroth of Human Ecology's Family Life Development Center
began to work with Delores Johnson, now the director of Family Programs with the Army's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.
And so they should do, explains Brian Leidy, principal investigator and director of the Family Life Development Center
's Mentors in Violence Prevention--Marine Corps (MVP-MC) Project.