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 - 10 of 10 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
121
Location
Salon 11

Symposium organized by the Advancing Family Science Section on the teaching of family theories. Five distinct theories in family studies and human development will be illustrated: Ambiguous Loss, Conflict, Feminism, Intersectionality, and Queer Theories.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Pregnancy and Parenting in Young Mothers; Effective Approaches to Support Families Across the Lifespan
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
130
Location
Grand Ballroom C

86 total posters in this session. Topics include Education Throughout the Lifecourse; Early Educational Programs Helping Families and Young Children; Marriage; Transition to Parenthood; plus ten more topics.

 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
151
Location
Salon 1

This symposium will reflect on experiential learning activities used in the family science classroom. Learning activities include a Family Life Education course, a preschool observation assignment, a poverty simulation, a trauma-informed practice, and more.

Conference Session
Section Meeting
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
Session #
164
Location
Salon 11

All attendees are welcome to attend the member meetings of NCFR Sections.

(Made possible with the support of the Advancing Family Science Section.)

Conference Session
Resource Exchange
8:00 PM
9:30 PM
Session #
166
Location
Grand Ballroom E

Each section will have individual member meetings the first 30 minutes, followed by a joint professional development session of three 25-minute sets of resource exchanges.

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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
312
Location
Salon 13

This session's five papers cover topics related to Advancing Family Science including child maltreatment; family illness, death, and bereavement; trauma-informed pedagogy; family crisis management; and applying observational methods to attachment theory.

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
330
Location
Salon 16

Workshop participants will learn about characteristics and components of good quality case studies; strategies for incorporating case study analysis into classroom teaching; and explore different approaches to designing a classroom action research project that will more definitively measure their effectiveness.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
340
Location
Salon 11

This session's four papers cover topics including How HDFS Students Choose a Major; Male Enrollment in Family Science Courses; Determining Job Prospects for Family Science Degree Earners; and more.