2017 NCFR Annual Conference Session Listing

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Below, find details about each session planned for the 2017 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida.

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Can't attend the conference in person? Try our live-streaming option that allows you to watch 19 conference sessions online.

A special thank you to this year's conference host — the Florida State University Department of Family and Child Sciences — for its generous support of the conference!

Showing 1 - 26 of 67 Session(s)
Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
101
Location
Salon 13

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
102
Location
Salon 14

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Board/Committee
7:30 AM
9:30 AM
Session #
103

This is a meeting of the CFLE Academic Program Review Committee members only.

Board/Committee
7:30 AM
9:00 AM
Session #
104

This is a meeting of NCFR's journal editors, editorial assistants, and NCFR staff only.

Board/Committee
7:45 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
105

Opportunity for Section Executive Committee Officers to meet, network and exchange ideas.

This is a meeting of NCFR Section executive committee officers only.

TCRM
TCRM Paper Session 8
8:00 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
106

This session will focus on two topics: Queer Theory in Family Science; and Bowen’s Family Systems Theory...

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
107

The papers in this symposium explore trans youth and adults in diverse contexts, including families, schools, family courts, and higher education. This session will be live streamed.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
108

Symposium organized by the Education and Enrichment Section on trauma. Topics include homelessness, sex trafficking and refugee camps.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
109

Symposium organized by the Families and Health Section on parent-child relationships. Topics include self-awareness, bullying, addressing nutrition with Latino parents, and more.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
110

This presentation will give an overview of the MEND model and highlight some of the resent data supporting its effectiveness.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
111

Presented in this symposium are the voices of immigrant Latino families in response to educational and immigration policy in Midwestern cities. This symposium is unique in its approach through the use of qualitative methodology.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
112

This session will focus on four topics: transforming a Brazilian city into a “Learning Community”; services for children born into Mumbai's brothels; Brazilian cultural adaptation process; and marital comparison for Koreans and Americans

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
113

Symposium organized by the Research and Theory Section on aging. Topics include relationship maintenance; marital quality after childbirth; health in older adulthood; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
114

This session will focus on four topics: Predicting Maternal/Paternal Abuse Risk; Measuring Resistance to Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships; Modifying the PMWI for Examining Exposure to Domestic Violence; and the NCFR Innovation Grant Winner: Evaluation of Strong Through Every Mile (STEM)

8:30 AM
11:30 AM
Session #
115

Candidates who have not recently graduated from a CFLE-approved academic program can take the CFLE exam at the NCFR Annual Conference. You do not need to be registered for the conference to take the exam.

Board/Committee
9:15 AM
10:45 AM
Session #
116

This is a meeting of NCFR publisher representatives, editors and staff only.

Board/Committee
9:45 AM
10:45 AM
Session #
117

This is a meeting of NCFR's Elections Council only.

9:45 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
118

Representatives of NCFR CFLE-approved programs are encouraged to come for a time of networking. Ask questions about achieving and/or maintaining Academic Program approval, the Abbreviated Application Process, and more.

Special Session
Organized by TCRM
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
119

Urie Bronfenbrenner’s theory is well known in the field of Family Science. The goals of this session are to bring that knowledge up to date and enable participants to better apply the theory in research. This session will be live streamed.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
120

Experts in the field of Families and Health will present on individual, family, and neighborhood risk factors influencing body mass index (BMI) across the lifespan including, childhood, adolescents, middle adulthood (mid 30s), and end of life.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
121

Symposium organized by the Advancing Family Science Section on the teaching of family theories. Five distinct theories in family studies and human development will be illustrated: Ambiguous Loss, Conflict, Feminism, Intersectionality, and Queer Theories.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
122

Papers on Hierarchies of Loss; Family Life Stage and Relationship Education Efficacy; Family Resilience and Dementia; and Family Resilience and Dementia

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123

Effects of racial stressors adversely affect couples ability to provide relational and emotional support to each other. Data for this study are from a larger study of 700 African American married couples in their early years of marriage.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
124

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to couple relationships including the influence of therapists, depression, and sexual satisfaction.

Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
125

Lightning papers organized by the International Section. Topics include Colombian Forced Displaced Families; Academic Achievement among Adolescents in Korea; Family Mediation with African Couples; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
126

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to religion including depression, parenting styles, and suicide.