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 - 5 of 5 Session(s)
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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3

Diamond Bravo, Award Recipient, Shanting Chen, Su Yeong Kim, Yang Hou, Andrew Behnke, Aysha Bodenhamer, J. Claire Cook, Denise Bates, Laura Clark, Ida Fadzillah, James Chaney; Facilitator: Farrell Webb

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

Fiorella Carlos Chavez, Daphne Hernandez, Gregory Harris, Joseph Grzywacz, Christina Cross, Ann Nguyen, Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda Chatters, Sarai Coba-Rodriguez, Robin L. Jarrett, Susan Chuang, Meihua Zhu, Natasha Cooze, Thomas Esufali, Ashley Landers, Sharon Danes, Sandy White Hawk, Jane Harstad, Kate Ingalls-Maloney, Leanor Boulin Johnson; Facilitator: Roudi Nazarinia Roy

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.