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 - 9 of 9 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5 (Invited Symposium)

Karen Bogenschneider, Elizabeth Day, Emily Parrott; Chair: Karen Bogenschneider

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
207
Location
Salon 11

This symposium will focus on a study of research utilization by legislators in two states—one of the most politically polarized and one of the least politically polarized states in the nation.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5

Rebecca J. Goodman, Diana R. Samek, Sylia Wilson, Matt McGue, William Iacono, Antoinette M. Landor, Jonathon J. Beckmeyera, Tyler B. Jamison, J. Benjamin Hinnanta, Brian M. Hicks, William Iacono; Discussant: Amy Rauer; Co-chairs: Diana R. Samek, Jonathon J. Beckmeyer

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
211
Location
Salon 14

This symposium covers four papers on the topic of romantic relationships and health. Together, we investigate how individual differences and romantic relationship contexts predict various health outcomes, including major depression, risky sexual behavior, and alcohol use disorder.

Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Symposium

This session will be live streamed

Kandauda (K.A.S.) Wickrama, Seonhwa Lee, Catherine Walker O'Neal, Ph.D., University of Georgia, Tricia Neppl, Olivia Diggs, Rand D. Conger, Catherine Walker O'Neal; Discussant: Rand Conger; Organizer: Kandauda (K.A.S.) Wickrama; Chair: Frederick O. Lorenz

12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
217
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Special invited symposium on family policy and aging, organized by Families and Health and Family Policy Sections. This session will be live streamed. 

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia — Parent Education: Sharing Information to Help Families; Mental Health, Family Structure, and Military Families
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
220
Location
Grand Ballroom C

86 total posters in this session. Topics include Military Families; Sexuality; Stress; Relationship Dissolution; Stepfamilies; Couples and Relationships; Parenting/Coparenting; Emerging and Young Adulthood; Neighborhoods and Neurons; and Substance Abuse.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Lightning Paper Session

Michael Wells, Malin Bergström, Elise Radina, Mary Martin, Lindsay Clark, Lauren Ramsey, Alyssa Oddo, Meghan Day, Danielle Jones, Kristie Cordeiro, Veronica Kuhn, Briana Anderson, Amber Seidel, Chelom Leavitt, Kami Dvorakova, Sukhdeep Gill, Bryan Cafferky, Annie Johansson, Seonhwa Lee, Kandauda (KAS) Wickrama; Facilitator: Amber Seidel

12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
221
Location
Salon 2

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include Hostile Marital Interactions and Physical Health; Comparing Swedish child health nurses’ attitudes and support to parents; Health and Physical Disability Risk Markers for Elder Maltreatment; and more.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Annie Johansson, Bryan Cafferky, Maria Monserud, Gregory Smith, Frank Infurna, Eva Zautra, Carol Musil, Megan Dolbin MacNab, Max Crowley, Amy Hosier, Erin Yelland, Allison Goderwis, Aaren Sunderman, Kaylee Seyferth, Lawrence Ganong, Luke T. Russell, Kwangman Ko, Ashton Chapman, Caroline Sanner, Marilyn Coleman, Matthew Hunter Stanfield; Facilitator: Jennifer Doty

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
233
Location
Salon 16

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include elder maltreatment; depressive symptoms among Mexican Americans; "Sex, Dementia, and Long-Term Care"; and more.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7

Jacob B. Priest, Patricia Roberson, Tara Signs, Melanie Miller, Kristina Gordon, Sarah Woods; Discussant: Beatrice Wood; Chair: Patricia Roberson

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
239
Location
Salon 13

This symposium focuses on the BioBehavioral Family Model developed by Dr. Wood to explain the link between close relationship and physical health. Specifically, we will present empirical research testing the expansion of all the BBFM constructs.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7

Jacquelyn Mallette, Ted Futris, Assaf Oshri, Geoffrey Brown, April Masarik, Christina Rogers, Katherine Conger, Ashley Crouch, Emily Rolan, Sara Schmitt, David Purpura, Deborah Nichols, Meghan Loeser, Shawn Whiteman, Cheng Peng, Clinton Gudmunson, Dong Zhang; Facilitator: AliceAnn Crandall

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
240
Location
Salon 14

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include Father Support and Involvement: Impacts on Long-term Maternal Mental Health; Sibling Relations; Work-Family Processes and Adolescent Externalizing Behavior; and more.

Conference Session
Section Meeting

Presider: Jerica Berge, Section Chair

6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
251
Location
Salon 1

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