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!

Showing 1 - 24 of 24 Session(s)
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
108

Symposium organized by the Education and Enrichment Section on trauma. Topics include homelessness, sex trafficking and refugee camps.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
122

Papers on Hierarchies of Loss; Family Life Stage and Relationship Education Efficacy; Family Resilience and Dementia; and Family Resilience and Dementia

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.

 

Lightning Paper
Lightning Paper Session
11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
137

Lightning papers organized by the Education and Enrichment & Research and Theory Sections on trauma. Topics include Bystander Interventions; Peer, Parents, and Prejudice and Adolescent Outcomes; Cyber-digital Relationship Aggression; and more.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3 (Invited Symposium)
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
141

Presentations in this invited symposium illustrate how the balance of discovery research and practice play an essential role in dissemination and application of research to policy. This session will be live streamed.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
152

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to relationship education including results from an RCT study of couples education programs, clarifying the difference between relationship education and couples therapy, character strengths, and more.

Poster
Poster Symposia: Community, Families, and Globalization; Risk and Protective Factors for Substance Abuse
6:15 PM
7:45 PM
Session #
161

88 total posters in this session. Topics include Identity and Cultural Awareness; Well-Being and Discrimination; Family Policies; Poverty, Homelessness, and Human Rights; plus seven more.

Section Meeting
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
Session #
165

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 #
209

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to parent absence and blended families including parental incarceration, relationship stability of young mothers and new partners, custody arrangements, and co-parenting after divorce.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
210

Recent research in relationship and marriage education (RME) indicates that traditional formats, content and methods of providing programming may not be as effective as previously believed.

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 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
228

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to military families including adolescents’ well-being, parental social support, mental health and unit cohesion, and systemic relationship programs for military couples.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
229

This session's four papers cover topics related to Home Visiting including predictors of burnout, the Family Life Education approach, engaging families, improving early school attendance, and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
230

This session's four papers address topics related to family stories including emerging adults' hookup scripts, black female adolescent athletes, sex stereotypes on female students’ in STEM in Kenyan Universities, and more.

Special Session
Special Session
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
237

Panelists with an array of experiences from college across the country will discuss issues related to creating ethnically diverse academic environment such as: benefits, challenges, successes, and lessons learned. This session will be live streamed.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
313

This session's four papers cover fatherhood topics including the public child welfare system, couple relationship education, and how leisure influences U.S. Army personnel.

Poster
Poster Symposium: Families Negotiating Identities and Orientations Across Contexts
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
324

88 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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
331

This session's four papers cover the topics: sexuality education with young children; parents talking to their kids about sexuality; developmental influences on emerging adults’ sexual identities; and using self-disclosure in a human sexuality classroom.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
332

This session's four papers cover family well-being topics including Consensus and Relationship Satisfaction, Marital Interventions Couple Relationship Education, Foster Caregivers, and Coparenting.

Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
341

Lightning papers organized by the Education and Enrichment Section. Topics include Improvement in Relationship Outcomes Following a Gottman-Based Program; Lessons From Organizing a Multi-county Marriage Celebration; The Use of Technology by Family Educators; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
342

This session's four papers on families and social media cover topics including siblings, adolescent romantic relationships, online risk behavior, and more.

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.

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.