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 - 7 of 7 Session(s)
Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2
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
Poster
Poster Symposia: Pregnancy and Parenting in Young Mothers; Effective Approaches to Support Families Across the Lifespan
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
130
Location
Grand Ballroom C

86 total posters in this session. Topics include Education Throughout the Lifecourse; Early Educational Programs Helping Families and Young Children; Marriage; Transition to Parenthood; plus ten more topics.

 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3 (Invited Symposium)
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
141
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Presentations in this invited symposium illustrate how the balance of discovery research and practice play an essential role in dissemination and application of research to policy. This session will be live streamed.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3 (Invited Symposium)
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
142
Location
Salon 1

The goal of this invited symposium is to engage in productive dialogue by discussing the unique perceptions toward police-Black community relations through the lenses of a police officer, family science and criminology scholars.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
143
Location
Salon 2

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to achievement of ethnic minorities including the role parental influence; motivation among Mexican-origin adolescent mothers; discrimination, language brokering efficacy, and academic competence.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
153
Location
Salon 14

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. Topics include Latino Household Food Security Concordance and Discordance; Family Instrumental Support Among African Americans; African-American Mothers’ Views on the Transition to Kindergarten; and more.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Community, Families, and Globalization; Risk and Protective Factors for Substance Abuse
6:15 PM
7:45 PM
Session #
161
Location
Grand Ballroom C

88 total posters in this session. Topics include Identity and Cultural Awareness; Well-Being and Discrimination; Family Policies; Poverty, Homelessness, and Human Rights; plus seven more.