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 - 18 of 18 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

Jordan St. Charles, Stephanie Armes, James Muruthi, Hugh Milroy, Jay Mancini, Holly Hatton-Bowers, Gilbert Parra, Rachel Thomas, Carrie Smalley, Kaylee Seddio, Wendy Middlemiss; Discussant and Facilitator: Deb Burke

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
108
Location
Salon 1

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

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Colleen Murray, Jeffrey Crapo, Tyson Barrett, Kay Bradford, Brian Higginbotham, Rebecca Hubbard, Carolyn Henry, Sandra Bornemann, Áine Humble; Facilitator: Wendy Middlemiss

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
122
Location
Salon 13

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

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
Lightning Paper
Lightning Paper Session

Wm. Michael Fleming, Andrea Farnham, Catherine O'Neal, Laura McKee, Erinn Duprey, Sara Algoe, Brooke Kranzler, Sean Brotherson, Geoffrey Zehnacker, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Tiffani Kisler, Mary Sciaraffa, Cathy Fialon, David Yarbrough, Rene Pogue, Monica J. Martin; Facilitator: Kaylee R. Seddio

11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
137
Location
Salon 2

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4

Scott Ketring, Tom Smith, Brandon Burr, Daniel Hubler, Marielle Jackson, Addison Elledge, Matthew Lefthand, David Schramm, Adam Galovan, Francesca Adler-Baeder; Facilitator: Adam M. Galovan

5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
152
Location
Salon 11

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.

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

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.

Conference Session
Resource Exchange

Leandra Parris, Renée Tobin, Ani Yazedjian , Norma J. Perez-Brena, Michelle Toews, Andrea Hutson, Mark Feinberg, Chelsea Garneau-Rosner, Carrie Lehman, Ashton Chapman, Emily Manning, Nate Stoddard, Victor W. Harris , Silvia Bartolic, Daniel Perlman, Ronald Bulanda, Anita Glee Bertram, Brandon Burr, Kaye Sears, LaDonna Atkins, Tawni Holmes, Melissa Powers, Kasey Wood, Julia Bernard, Meghan Dove, Johnnye Rogers, Michael O'Neal, Paul Fisher, Katy Gregg, Sherria D. Taylor, Margaret E. Machara, Kimberly Allen, I. Joyce Chang, Rebecca Ward, Kimmery Newsom, Lover Chancler, Keondria McClish, Yolanda Mitchell, Jackie Schwab, Robin Yaure, Pamela B. Payne, Naomi Brower, Grace Bingham, Catherine Dutton, Karen Blaisure, Crystal Duncan Lane, Bryce Dickey, David Knox, Lacey Bagley, Claire Kimberly, Maureen Blankemeyer, Kathleen Walker, Courtney Walsh, Tiah J. Wingate, Adrienne Edwards, Jenna Dewar, Jacki Fitzpatrick, Rhonda Buckley, Sterling Wall, Tumaki Aruanã da Silva Cassiano, Fernanda Ferreira de Morais Zanitti, Cristiana Mercadante Esper Berthoud, Judith Myers-Walls, Darin Knapp, Tami James Moore, Sylvia Asay

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5

Adam Galovan, David Schramm, Alan Hawkins; Discussant: Frank Fincham; Co-chairs: David Schramm and Adam Galovan

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
210
Location
Salon 1

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.

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 6

Catherine O'Neal, Jay Mancini, Jessie Rudi, Dave DeGarmo, Kate Gliske, Abi Gewirtz, Kayla Reed, Mallory Lucier-Greer, J. Kale Monk, Lauren Ruhlmann, Briana Nelson Goff, Brian Ogolsky; Facilitator: Kaylee R. Seddio

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
228
Location
Salon 11

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Spencer Olmstead, Jerika Norona, Kristin Anders, Sherria Taylor, De-Ann Lott, Jamal Cooks, Rayshawn Wright, Joseph Ventimiglia, Lucy Mbirianjau; Facilitator: Julie Leventhal

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
230
Location
Salon 14

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.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposium: Families Negotiating Identities and Orientations Across Contexts
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
324
Location
Grand Ballroom C

86 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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Katie Barrow, Megan Kuykendoll, Erin Lavender-Stott, Richelle Frabotta, Sarah Kuborn, Melinda Markham, Michelle Murray, Mary Nedela, Sarah Steelman, Kristin Anders, Spencer Olmstead; Facilitator: Karen Myers-Bowman

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
331
Location
Salon 12

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Lucia Miranda, Patricia Roberson, Katie Lenger, Amy Rauer, Kristina Coop Gordon, Thomas White, Stephen Duncan, Jeremy Yorgason, Scott Ketring, Julianne McGill, Francesca Adler-Baeder, Thomas Smith, Evin Richardson, Ted Futris, Jacquelyn Mallette; Facilitator: Luke T. Russell

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
332
Location
Salon 15

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

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Nate Stoddard, Jeremy Kanter, Chelsea Garneau-Rosner, Melissa Herzog, Naomi Brower, Pamela Payne, Sharon Ballard, Eboni Baugh, Lisa Tyndall, Susan Walker, Seonghee Hong, Dawn Cassidy, Anne Clarkson, Jessica Troilo, Richard Feistman, Tyler Jamison; Facilitator: Bridget A. Walsh

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
341
Location
Salon 2

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.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Samantha LeBouef, Jodi Dworkin, J. Mitchell Vaterlaus, Sarah Tulane, Brandon Porter, Niyantri Ravindran, Tessa Hamilton, Laurie Kramer, Angela Holth;  Facilitator: Robert Hughes

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
342
Location
Salon 15

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

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
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.