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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Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
121

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.

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

87 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.

 

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
151

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.

Section Meeting
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
Session #
164

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

Resource Exchange
8:00 PM
9:30 PM
Session #
166

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
208

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.

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

88 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.

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

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.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
330

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
340

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.