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 - 15 of 15 Session(s)
Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting

Presiders: Amy Rauer, Amber Seidel, Focus Group Co-chairs

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

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

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting

Presiders: Kevin Shafer, Bharathi Zvara, Focus Group Co-chairs

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

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

Conference Session
Board/Committee

Presider: Bahira S. Trask, 2018 Program Chair

7:00 AM
8:30 AM
Session #
403
Location
Signature 1

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Workshop

Amanda Wroblewski, Kristina Brill, Kaitlan Kilgore, Kelsey Nelson, Dallas Stelter, Anthony Winslow, Cuiting Li, Sterling Wall, Lisa Moyer

7:30 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
404
Location
Salons 9/10

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.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposium: Media Characters and Representations of Relationships Throughout the Lifecourse
8:00 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
405
Location
Grand Ballroom C

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.

Conference Session
Plenary
Closing Plenary Session

This session will be live streamed

Presented by Andre Segura, J.D., Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas; and Manijeh Daneshpour, Ph.D., LMFT, Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, Department of Couple and Family Therapy, Alliant International University, Irvine, CA.

Presider: Maureen Perry-Jenkins, Ph.D., 2017 NCFR Program Chair

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9:00 AM
10:45 AM
Session #
406
Location
Grand Ballroom B

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

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11

This session will be live streamed

Bahira S. Trask, Mark Hutter, Barbara Settles, Raeann R. Hamon and Amanda G. Strong, Jennifer Greiving, Ruben P. Viramontez Anguiano; Discussant: Yan Xia; Chair: Bahira S. Trask

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
407
Location
Grand Ballroom B

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.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Shu Su, Kim Gregson, Alyssa McElwain, Mallory Lucier-Greer, Ross May, Davina Quichocho, Gregory S. Seibert, Frank Fincham, Amanda Moser, Sharon Ballard, Katie Reck, Holly Tiret, Veronica Quintino, Georgina Perry, Charlye Meuser, Veronica Quintino-Aranda, Charlye Meuser; Facilitator: Kaylee R. Seddio

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
408
Location
Salon 2

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Lekie Dwanyen, Elizabeth Wieling, Elsa Kraus, Daniel Cooper, Bethany Letiecq, Colleen Vesely, Leanna Moron, Rachael Goodman, Marlene Marquez, Payal Shah, Megan Gilligan, Marissa Holst, Brianna Routh, Maria Alcivar-Zuniga, Kimberly Greder, M. Angela Nievar, Andrea Romero, Molly Tucker, Matthew Rodriguez, Jennifer Camacho, J. Roberto Reyes; Facilitator: Chang Su-Russell

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
409
Location
Salon 1

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

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Zoe Taylor, Blake Jones, Nayantara Nair, Evich Carly, Sharde' McNeil Smith, Diamond Y. Bravo, Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor, Kimberly A. Updegraff, Laudan B. Jahromi, Chelsea L. Derlan, Ciara Collins, Beth Russell; Facilitator: Jordan Arellanes 

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
410
Location
Salon 3

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11

José-Michael González, Samantha K. Jones, Sarah Killoren, Gabrielle Kline, Edna C. Alfaro, Laura Mauldin, Mamta Saxena, Jenny Padilla, Xioran Sun, Michael E. Woolley; Discussant: Susan Marie McHale; Chair: José-Michael González

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
411
Location
Salon 13

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11

Jaclyn A. Saltzman, Kelly K. Bost, Barbara H. Fiese, Angela Wiley, and the STRONG Kids Team , Megan H. Pesch, Alison L. Miller, Niko Kaciroti, Katherine Rosenblum, Julie C. Lumeng, Sheryl O. Hughes, Thomas G. Power, Susan L. Johnson, Louise Parker, Jane Lanigan, Ashley Beck, Drew Betz, AnaMaria Martinez; Discussant: Barbara Fiese; Chair: Kelly K. Bost

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
412
Location
Salon 11

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Sarah Wolford, Kendal Holtrop, Gilbert Parra, Alex Zurek, Jessica Lanctot, MaLeaha Semerad, Hannah Doucette, Jeffrey Jackson, Li Ping Su, Richard Miller, Youngjin Kang, Lawrence Ganong; Facilitator: Amber Vennum

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
413
Location
Salon 14

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Sarah A. Burcher, Kadie Ausherbauer, Iman Dadras, Manijeh Daneshpour, Sharon Danes, Catherine Solhiem, Sandra Espinoza, Brenda Seery, Ashley B. LeBaron, Erin K. Holmes, E. Jeffrey Hill, Roy A. Bean; Facilitator: Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
414
Location
Salon 15

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11

Erin Hiley Sharp, Lori-Ann Palen, J. Douglas Coatsworth, Marshall Grimm, Travis Dorsch, Aryn M. Dotterer, Anthony James, Jr., Elizabeth Day; Discussant: Kimberly A. Updegraff; Chair: Aryn M. Dotterer

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
415
Location
Salon 12

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.