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
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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5

Mellissa Gordon, Raymond Petren, Chelsea Garneau-Rosner, Jaimee Hartenstein, Mindy Markham, Kali Summers, Anthony Ferraro, Karen Oehme, Mallory Lucier-Greer; Facilitator: Emily Gaillard

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
209
Location
Salon 13

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.

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

Laura Nathans, Sukhdeep Gill, Amber Seidel, Bridget A. Walsh, Rose Steffen, Joy Heafner, Afsha Lakdawala; Facilitator: Dana Booker

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
229
Location
Salon 1

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.

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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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8

Felicia Murray, Shann Hwa Hwang, Hrund Þ. Ingudóttir, Sigrún Aðalbjarnardóttir, Elif Dede Yildirim, Nate Stoddard, Chelsea Garneau-Rosner, Melissa Herzog, James Duncan, Mallory Lucier-Greer;Facilitator: Alexander E. Chan

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
313
Location
Salon 2

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.

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
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.