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 - 22 of 22 Session(s)
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
208
Location
Salon 12

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to student professional identity including conferences, internships, student exam performance, research & workforce skills, and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
209
Location
Salon 13

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to parent absence and blended families including parental incarceration, relationship stability of young mothers and new partners, custody arrangements, and co-parenting after divorce.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
212
Location
Salon 2

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to sexual orientation and gender identity including indicators of LGB affirmative training, sexual minority women’s experiences, qualitative findings from therapists, and narratives of LGBQ international students.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
213
Location
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
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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
228
Location
Salon 11

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to military families including adolescents’ well-being, parental social support, mental health and unit cohesion, and systemic relationship programs for military couples.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
229
Location
Salon 1

This session's four papers cover topics related to Home Visiting including predictors of burnout, the Family Life Education approach, engaging families, improving early school attendance, and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
230
Location
Salon 14

This session's four papers address topics related to family stories including emerging adults' hookup scripts, black female adolescent athletes, sex stereotypes on female students’ in STEM in Kenyan Universities, and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
231
Location
Salon 15

This session's four papers cover topics related to neighborhoods including black and Latino families, trauma, segregation, and child behavioral adjustment.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
232
Location
Salon 12

This session's four papers cover topics related to ethnic identity including Southeast Asian Families in the United States, “parachute kids”, Hmong College Students, and The Trump Effect on Racial Socialization & Ethnic Identity.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
234
Location
Salon 3

This session's four papers cover social justice topics including Culturally Responsive MFT through Cultural Brokering, therapy practice in Cambodia, Graduate Student Parents, and Leaving Violent Marriage: Case Study of an Iranian Woman.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
235
Location
Salon 2

This session's four papers cover international research topics including fathers’ daily emotional support and adolescents’ self-evaluation in Korea, family mealtimes in Jamaica, Chinese scholars’ acculturation to the U.S., and father involvement in Norway and South Korea.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
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
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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
241
Location
Salon 1

This symposium organized by the Family Policy section explores the demographics of the transgender population, a review of emerging transgender policy initiatives, and a discussion of these policies.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
242
Location
Salon 15

This session's four papers cover these family therapy topics: Effectiveness of ABFT for Reducing Family Dysfunction among Suicidal Youth; Barriers to Rural Mental Health Care: Clinicians’ Perspectives; Applying Telemental Health Interventions; and Chronic Disease and Attachment: Predicting Trajectories of Physical Health.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
243
Location
Salon 16

This session's four papers cover these topics: Unmarried Middle-Aged Koreans Living with their Parents in Seoul; Sojourning Japanese Mothers and Children; Parental Involvement of Immigrants to the U.S.; and Contemporary Educational Practices in Colombia.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
244
Location
Salon 11

These three papers draw on qualitative life history interviews to explore coping strategies for early childhood traumas; grieving processes due to homicide survivorship; and family resilience during reentry from paternal incarceration.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
245
Location
Salon 12

Symposium organized by the Research and Theory Section on aging. Topics include spouses as gatekeepers; social networks and neighbors; friendships and preventive health behaviors; and leisure and retirement for couples