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 34 Session(s)
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
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
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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2

Karen K. Melton, Jasmine Townsend, Maria L. Boccia, Maddie Larson, Camilla J. Hodge, Kelly D. Davis, Kelly Hoke, Daniel Standridge; Chair: Karen Melton

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
127
Location
Salon 2

This Research & Theory symposium explores the links between "family time" theory, research questions, and research methodologies. Topics addresses include family rituals, routines, recreation, and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Xiaoran Sun, Susan McHale, Kimberly Updegraff, Allen Barton, Gene Brody, Steven M. Kogan, Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith, Blake Berryhill, Emily Bruchas Cornman, Ming Cui, Catherine Coccia, Carol A. Darling, Mallory Lucier-Greer; Facilitator: Mallory Lucier-Greer

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
128
Location
Salon 3

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to young adult wellbeing including early parental resources, family routines, helicopter parenting, and more. 

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
Section Meeting
Featuring Roundtable Presentations

Kari Morgan, Elizabeth Holman, Jasmine Routon, Ramona Faith Oswald, Michelle Toews, Chelsey Spencer, Loren Taylor, Melanie L. Duncan

11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
134
Location
Salon 10

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

(Made possible with the support of the Feminism and Family Studies Section.)

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Lightning Paper Session

Wm. Michael Fleming, Andrea Farnham, Catherine O'Neal, Laura McKee, Erinn Duprey, Sara Algoe, Brooke Kranzler, Sean Brotherson, Geoffrey Zehnacker, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Tiffani Kisler, Mary Sciaraffa, Cathy Fialon, David Yarbrough, Rene Pogue, Monica J. Martin; Facilitator: Kaylee R. Seddio

11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
137
Location
Salon 2

Lightning papers organized by the Education and Enrichment & Research and Theory Sections on trauma. Topics include Bystander Interventions; Peer, Parents, and Prejudice and Adolescent Outcomes; Cyber-digital Relationship Aggression; and more.

Conference Session
Plenary
Opening Plenary Session

This session will be live streamed

Michael Bérubé, Ph.D.

Session Presider: Maureen Perry-Jenkins, Ph.D., 2017 NCFR Program Chair

Register for live stream

1:15 PM
3:15 PM
Session #
139
Location
Grand Ballroom A/B

Michael Bérubé presents the Wednesday opening plenary session, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This session will be live streamed. 

Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Amanda Barnett, Krysti Deines, Jamie Frederickson, Amanda Schield, Bethany Tennison, Megan Gilligan, Amelia Karraker, Angelica Jasper, Jacquelyn Benson, Steffany Kerr, Cory Bolkan, Eunsaem Kim; Discussant: Amy Rauer; Chair: Amanda Barnett

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
144
Location
Salon 11

Political and scholarly interest in aging issues has gained momentum over the past several decades. This symposium will provide a broad overview as well as in-depth examples of the state of science on aging in the Family Science field.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Lorey A. Wheeler, Xiaoran Sun, Susan M. McHale, Ann C. Crouter, Damon E. Jones, Soomi Lee, Katie M. Lawson, Sarah Damaske, Soomi Lee; Discussant: Maureen Perry-Jenkins; Co-chairs: Soomi Lee

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
145
Location
Salon 14

How do different contexts shape the influence of work demands on individuals' and families' well-being? This symposium will discuss specific findings and implications across different racial groups and work contexts.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3

Kendall Coffman, Jason Hans, Kimberly Crossman, Angela Whittaker, Jennifer Hardesty, Jaclyn Theisen, Sarah Taylor, Andrea Roach, Ashley Ermer, Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence Ganong, Heather Ryan, Eric Goodcase, Chelsea Spencer, Michelle Toews; Facilitator: Kathleen Hlavaty

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
146
Location
Salon 15

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to intimate partner violence including pornography, alcohol consumption, campus culture and bystander behavior, and more.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Geoffrey L. Brown, Avery Hennigar, Natasha J. Cabrera, Kelly S. Mix, Richard J. Petts, Kevin Shafer, Nathan Robbins, Lee W. Essig; Discussant: Rob Palkovitz; Chair: Kevin Shafer

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
147
Location
Salon 12

The four papers in this symposium consider the role of racial/ethnic, masculine, and paternal identity and father involvement and its influence on children. Implications for policy and practice are discussed.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Jamie L. Graham, Meng Huo, Karen L. Fingerman, Kyungmin Kim, Steven H. Zarit, Joanna H. Hong, Susan T. Charles, Karen S. Rook, David M. Almeida, Shannon T. Mejía, Karen Hooker; Chair: Jamie L. Graham

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
148
Location
Salon 10

The four papers selected for this symposium examine how family ties improve (and sometimes benefit or protect) daily well-being across adulthood.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4

Scott Ketring, Tom Smith, Brandon Burr, Daniel Hubler, Marielle Jackson, Addison Elledge, Matthew Lefthand, David Schramm, Adam Galovan, Francesca Adler-Baeder; Facilitator: Adam M. Galovan

5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
152
Location
Salon 11

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to relationship education including results from an RCT study of couples education programs, clarifying the difference between relationship education and couples therapy, character strengths, and more.

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.