2017 NCFR Annual Conference Session Listing

2017 Full Conference Schedule (PDF)

Below, find details about each session planned for the 2017 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida. We have also created a series of sessions sorted by NCFR sections and interest areas.

Session pages will include presentation slides or handouts if the presenter(s) chose to make them available. 

Showing 1 - 26 of 68 Session(s)
Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting

Presider: Lawrence Shelton, Focus Group Chair

7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
101
Location
Salon 13

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

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting

Presiders: Katie Barrow, Erin Lavender-Stott, Focus Group Co-chairs

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

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

Conference Session
Board/Committee

Presider: Deb Gentry, NCFR Academic Program Liaison

7:30 AM
9:30 AM
Session #
103
Location
Salon 9

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

Conference Session
Board/Committee

Presider: Diane Cushman, NCFR Executive Director

7:30 AM
9:00 AM
Session #
104
Location
Signature 1

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

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:45 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
105
Location
Signature 2

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

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

Conference Session
TCRM
TCRM Paper Session 8

Autumn M. Bermea, Brad van Eeden-Moorefield, Lyndal Khaw, Gizem Erdem, Ommay Aiman Safi; Discussants: Suzanne Bartle-Haring and Ramona Faith Oswald; Presider: Katherine R. Allen

8:00 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
106
Location
Salon 2

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

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

This session will be live streamed

Jenifer K. McGuire, Jory M. Catalpa, Katherine A. Kuvalanka, Abbie Goldberg, Jessica N. Fish, Jenifer K. McGuire; Discussant: Stephen Russell; Chair: Abbie E. Goldberg

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
107
Location
Grand Ballroom B

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

Jordan St. Charles, Stephanie Armes, James Muruthi, Hugh Milroy, Jay Mancini, Holly Hatton-Bowers, Gilbert Parra, Rachel Thomas, Carrie Smalley, Kaylee Seddio, Wendy Middlemiss; Discussant and Facilitator: Deb Burke

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
108
Location
Salon 1

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

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

Jennifer Doty, Amy Gowers, Barbara McMorris, Silvia Alvarez de Davila, G. Ali Hurtado; Discussant: Andrea Romero; Chair: Jennifer Doty

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
109
Location
Salon 13

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 1

Daniel Tapanes, Brian Distelberg, Deepti Vaswani, Sean Fitzgerald, Ginger Simonton

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
110
Location
Salon 14

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

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

Jorge Chavez, Robert Reyes, Mariana del Hierro, Omhagain Dayeen, , Jordan A. Arellanes, Kimberly Greder, Ruben P. Viramontez Anguiano, Anayeli Lopez, Larissa Kelly, Jennifer Greiving

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
111
Location
Salon 12

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1

Cristiana Mercadante Esper Berthoud, Luana Maria Monteiro Campos, Tumaki Arunda Da Silva Cassiano, Fernanda Ferreira De Morais Zanitti, Rochelle Dalla, Sarah Erwin, Hyanghee Lee, Ronald Sabatelli; Facilitator: Yan Xia

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
112
Location
Salon 15

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

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

Tekisha Rice, Brian Ogolsky, Kale Monk, Catherine Surra, Jeremy Kanter, Christine Proulx, Amy Rauer, Leah Burke, Allen Sabey; Discussant: Casey Totenhagen; Co-chairs and Organizers: Amy Rauer

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
113
Location
Salon 11

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

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1

Christina Rodriguez, Paul Silvia, Tatiana Melendez-Rhodes, Iva Kosutic, Kathleen Hlavaty, Megan Haselschwerdt, Janel M. Leone, Dayna M. Maniccia; Facilitator: Andrea Roach

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
114
Location
Salon 10

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)

Conference Session

Proctor: Cindy Winter; Administrator: Dawn Cassidy, NCFR Director of Family Life Education

8:30 AM
11:30 AM
Session #
115
Location
Salon 8

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.

Conference Session
Board/Committee

Presider: Diane Cushman, NCFR Executive Director

9:15 AM
10:45 AM
Session #
116
Location
Signature 1

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

Conference Session
Board/Committee

Presiders: Claire Kamp Dush, Alan C. Taylor, Committee Co-chairs

9:45 AM
10:45 AM
Session #
117
Location
Signature 2

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

Conference Session

Presider: Deb Gentry, Academic Program Liaison

9:45 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
118
Location
Salon 16

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.

Conference Session
Special Session
Organized by TCRM

This session will be live streamed

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
119
Location
Grand Ballroom B

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2

Kimberly Greder, Brianna Routh, Jerica M. Berge, Daphne C. Hernandez, Brenda J. Lohman, Tricia K. Neppl, Olivia Jaeoon Yoo, Yoojin Lee, Daniel Russell; Discussant and Chair: Jerica Berge

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
120
Location
Salon 1

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2

Melissa Curran, Suzanne R. Smith, Katherine Allen, April L. Few-Demo, Kate Kuvalanka, Ramona Oswald; Co-chairs: Melissa Curran, April Few-Demo; Facilitator: Melissa Curran

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
121
Location
Salon 11

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Colleen Murray, Jeffrey Crapo, Tyson Barrett, Kay Bradford, Brian Higginbotham, Rebecca Hubbard, Carolyn Henry, Sandra Bornemann, Áine Humble; Facilitator: Wendy Middlemiss

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
122
Location
Salon 13

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2

Christiana Awosan, Rebecca Campon, Chalandra Bryant

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123
Location
Salon 14

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Laura Evans, Norman Epstein, Dennis Kivlighan, Jill Trumbell, Leah Hibel, Evelyn Mercado, German Posada, Scott May, Preston Morgan, Heather Love, Jared Durtschi, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Megan Ferriby; Facilitator: Rachel Tambling

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
124
Location
Salon 10

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

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Nadia Semenova Moratto Vásquez, Adriana Patricia Arcila Rojas, Cecilia Cardona Velez, Kiyoung Kwon, Kyungsun Yang, Grace H. Chung, Djidjoho C. Akloubou Gnonhossou, Segbegnon M. Gnonhossou, Chanran Seo, Hyo-Youn Shin, Ebony C. Iheanacho-Dike, Antoinette M. London-Johnson, Jasmine Ferrill, Sapna Srivastava, Joseph G. Grzywacz, Jialing Wang, Sarah Taylor, Yan Xia; Facilitator: Sylvia Asay

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
125
Location
Salon 15

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Andrew Rose, Rick Miller, Jennifer Rose, Mark Ogletree, Courtney Kinneard, Sialao Mobley, W. Justin Dyer, Cassidy Ogletree, Sharlene Nauta, Michael Goodman, Justin Dyer, Erin Hemmelgarn, Heather Baker; Facilitator: Anthony Walker

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
126
Location
Salon 12

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