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 - 8 of 8 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5 (Invited Symposium)
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
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
210
Location
Salon 1

Recent research in relationship and marriage education (RME) indicates that traditional formats, content and methods of providing programming may not be as effective as previously believed.

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
Symposium
Invited Symposium
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
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
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
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