2017 NCFR Annual Conference Session Listing

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Below, find details about each session planned for the 2017 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida.

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A special thank you to this year's conference host — the Florida State University Department of Family and Child Sciences — for its generous support of the conference!

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Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
401
Location
Salon 2

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
402
Location
Salon 3

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Board/Committee
7:00 AM
8:30 AM
Session #
403

This is a meeting of the 2018 NCFR Conference Program Committee only.

Workshop
Workshop
7:30 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
404

The purpose of this session is to match undergraduates with mentors in their projected field of work, facilitate career enhancing and meaningful interactions between mentors and mentees.

Poster
Poster Symposium: Media Characters and Representations of Relationships Throughout the Lifecourse
8:00 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
405

88 total posters in this session. Topics include Families in International Context; Immigrant Families; Refugees; Adolescence Therapy; Divorce; Technology and Therapy; plus five more topics.

Plenary
Closing Plenary Session
9:00 AM
10:45 AM
Session #
406

Andre Segura and Manijeh Daneshpour present the Saturday closing plenary session at NCFR 2017, sponsored by the University of Georgia. This session will be live streamed. 

Sponsored by the University of Georgia

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
407

Presenters will draw attention to successful pedagogical strategies and examples of applied projects that provide students with real world experiences in their local and global communities. This session will be live streamed.

Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
408

Lightning papers organized by the Education and Enrichment Section. Topics include Coping with Social Stress: Like Parent Like Adolescent; Posttraumatic Stress; Rape Myth Acceptance among University Students; RELAX Alternatives to Anger; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
409

This session's four papers cover immigration topics including Liberian refugee families; overcrowded housing; Latina mothers in the rural midwest; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
410

This session's four papers cover topics including the effects of Cortisol Awakening Response on Latino youth; racial discrimination among black parent-adolescent dyads; conflicts for children of teen mothers; and engaging high-risk adolescent fathers.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
411

This symposium extends emerging research on sibling relationships drawing from cross-disciplinary collaboration and the strengths-based approach to advance past scholarship that once pathologized and marginalized families of non-nuclear, nontraditional family configurations.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
412

This symposium aims to highlight mechanisms by which families influence children's weight and eating behaviors, and to examine whether prevention programs targeting modifiable, family-based risk factors can improve health outcomes, particularly for vulnerable children.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
413

This session's four papers cover topics including the Emotional Process of Mothers in PMTO; Parent Behaviors that Children Find Hurtful; Family Therapy for Child-related Problems; Divorced Fathers’ Perceptions of Parental Disclosures; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
414

This session's four papers cover the topic of work and family from the perspectives of low-income and rural women, Iranian working mothers, and feminism and financial processes within marriage.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
415

This symposium includes an investigation of how parents socialize their children’s identity development and sport participation as well as their use of race socialization, and academic socialization.