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
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
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
Section Meeting

Stephan Wilson (1999-2001 Section Chair); Jacki Fitzpatrick (2001-2003 Section Chair); Mary Ann Hollinger (2003-2005 Section Chair); Catherine Solheim (2007-2009 Section Chair); Angela Wiley (2012 interim and 2013-2015 Chair); Note: Jan Trost (1979-1981 Section Chair); John DeFrain (1995-1997 Section Chair) are unable to attend because of emergencies, but reports from them will be read.

Presider: Yan Xia, Section Chair

11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
132
Location
Salon 3

All attendees are welcome to attend the member meetings of NCFR Sections.

The International Section is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a panel featuring seven International Section past chairs discussing, The International Section Past and Future.

 

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4

Paulina Velez-Gomez, Nadia Moratto-Vasquez, Sara Dodd, Lynda Ashbourne, Mohammed Baobaid, Abdallah Badahdah, Abir Al Jamal, Dora Tam, enise Lewis, Desiree Seponski, Savannah Young, Jenny Glozman, Susan Chuang; Facilitator: Catherine Solheim

5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
156
Location
Salon 13

This session will include three papers that cover topics related to international migration including pre-conflict definitions vs. post-conflict reality, effects on family relationships, southeast Asian refugees’ narratives, and acculturation of Russian-speaking youth in Canada.

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.