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 - 7 of 7 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Symposium

This session will be live streamed

Maria L. Boccia, Paul Lanier, Samantha M. Brown, Kimberly Bender, Julie S. McCrae, Rebecca Orsi, Jon Phillips, Shauna Rienks; Discussant: Jay A. Mancini; Chair: Anne Farrell

12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
322
Location
Grand Ballroom B

This symposium includes three papers on toxic stress, which is the chronic experience of adversity absent the presence of a nurturing figure who can buffer these experiences. This session will be live streamed.

(Made possible with the support of Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago)

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposium: Families Negotiating Identities and Orientations Across Contexts
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
324
Location
Grand Ballroom C

86 total posters in this session. Topics include LGBTQ; African-American Families; Sexual Addiction; Feminist Therapists' Experiences of Managed Care; Foster Care and Adoption; plus 14 more topics.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 9

This session will be live streamed

Kristina Lopez, Sandra Magaña, Wendy Machalicek, Samantha E. Goldman, Judith M. S. Gross; Discussant: Meghan Burke; Facilitator: Anne Farrell

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
329
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Invited symposium on family policy and disabilities, organized by Family Policy and Families and Health Section. This session will be live streamed. 

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Alexander Reid, Edna Brown, Ruihong Nie, Nan Zhou, Hongjian Cao, Dayoung Bae, Kandauda A. S. Wickrama, Heidi Radunovich, Suzanne Smith, Lenna Ontai, Caitlin Hunter, Rachel Cannella, Xiaomin Li, Xiaoyi Fang, Natasha Seiter, Rachel Lucas-Thompson; Facilitator: Katharine Didericksen

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
333
Location
Salon 14

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include Marital Quality and Parent-Child Relationship Quality; Partner Support Affects on Poor, Rural Mothers; Partner Communication and Diurnal Cortisol Patterns; and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Amber Seidel, Karl Majeske, Courtney Polenick, Kira Birditt, Karen Fingerman, Erin Yelland, Jacquelyn Benson, James Bates, Kristin Litzelman, M. Hunter Stanfield, Jennifer Pearce-Morris, Loriena Yancura, Christine Fruhauf, Nathaniel Riggs, Nancy Mendoza, Heather Greenwood; Facilitator: Brianna Routh

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
334
Location
Salon 11

Aging topics covered by these four papers include: support exchanges between middle-aged children and aging parents; hearing impairment, and the role of partner support; and a curriculum for children in grandparent-headed families.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Karina Shreffler, Stacy Tiemeyer, Ronald Cox, Jeremiah Grissett, Heather Love, Chelsey Torgerson, Antionette McFarlane, Elif Dede Yildirim, Jaipaul Roopnarine; Facilitator: Karina Shreffler

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
343
Location
Salon 16

This session's four papers on trauma cover topics including having a baby in adolescence, PTSD clusters, substance abuse, domestic violence, economic hardship, depression, and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Patricia Galvez, Marcela Vizcarra, Andiara Schwingel, Keeley Pratt, Megan Ferriby, Chinagorom Duru, Sybil Hart, Shera Jackson, Mallory Boylan, Zhen Cong, Melissa Piepkorn, Katharine Didericksen, Jerica Berge, Peter Hannan, Steven Harris, Richard MacLehose, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer; Facilitator: Jerica M. Berge

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
344
Location
Salon 14

This session's four papers cover weight-related topics including family influences in Chilean women’s food, support among bariatric patients, effects of exposure to donated and non-donated breast milk, disordered eating, and more.