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!

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Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123

Effects of racial stressors adversely affect couples ability to provide relational and emotional support to each other. Data for this study are from a larger study of 700 African American married couples in their early years of marriage.

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 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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3 (Invited Symposium)
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
142

The goal of this invited symposium is to engage in productive dialogue by discussing the unique perceptions toward police-Black community relations through the lenses of a police officer, Black Lives Matter member, family science and criminology scholars.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
143

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to achievement of ethnic minorities including the role parental influence; motivation among Mexican-origin adolescent mothers; discrimination, language brokering efficacy, and academic competence.

Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
153

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. Topics include Latino Household Food Security Concordance and Discordance; Family Instrumental Support Among African Americans; African-American Mothers’ Views on the Transition to Kindergarten; 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
Section Member Meeting
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
222

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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
231

This session's four papers cover topics related to neighborhoods including black and Latino families, trauma, segregation, and child behavioral adjustment.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
232

This session's four papers cover topics related to ethnic identity including Southeast Asian Families in the United States, “parachute kids”, Hmong College Students, and The Trump Effect on Racial Socialization & Ethnic Identity.

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.

Section Meeting
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
250

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

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
311

This symposium investigates these issues in hopes of reframing the narrative in research on people of color to focus on the critical influence of skin tone on romantic relationships and family dynamics.

Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
314

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. Topics include Parents’ Racial Socialization in Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Adoptive Families; Placement Instability of American Indian Children in Long-Term Foster Care; Asian American Family Teachings on Race; and more.

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.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
409

This session's four papers cover immigration topics including Liberian refugee families; overcrowded housing; Latina mothers in the rural midwest; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
410

This session's four papers cover topics including the effects of Cortisol Awakening Response on Latino youth; racial discrimination among black parent-adolescent dyads; conflicts for children of teen mothers; and engaging high-risk adolescent fathers.