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 - 3 of 3 Session(s)
Conference Session
Organized by NCFR's Religion, Spirituality, and Family Section

Facilitator: Heather Hessel. All belief systems welcome, religious and secular.

7:00 AM
7:45 AM
Session #
Salon 8

Meditation time will take place from 7:10-7:40 a.m. Facilitator: Heather Hessel. All belief systems welcome, religious and secular.

Conference Session
Concurrent Sessions 5

Woosang Hwang, Ayse Cakirsoy-Aslan, Merril Silverstein, Maria Brown, Seonghee Hong, Eugene Hall, Tasha Bell, Sarah Burcher, Steven Harris, Joe D. Wilmoth, Kenna Spiller, Leslie A. Anderson, Chalandra Bryant, Charity Somo; Facilitator: Joanne Roberts

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
Salon 15

This session will include four papers that cover topics including Husband-Wife Religious Discordance; How parental sacrifice and religiosity influence couple bonding; Christian Media Consumption and Marital Quality; and Spirituality and African American Couples in Therapy.

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