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 - 13 of 13 Session(s)
Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2

Christiana Awosan, Rebecca Campon, Chalandra Bryant

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123
Location
Salon 14

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.

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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3

Diamond Bravo, Award Recipient, Shanting Chen, Su Yeong Kim, Yang Hou, Andrew Behnke, Aysha Bodenhamer, J. Claire Cook, Denise Bates, Laura Clark, Ida Fadzillah, James Chaney; Facilitator: Farrell Webb

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
143
Location
Salon 2

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.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4

Fiorella Carlos Chavez, Daphne Hernandez, Gregory Harris, Joseph Grzywacz, Christina Cross, Ann Nguyen, Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda Chatters, Sarai Coba-Rodriguez, Robin L. Jarrett, Susan Chuang, Meihua Zhu, Natasha Cooze, Thomas Esufali, Ashley Landers, Sharon Danes, Sandy White Hawk, Jane Harstad, Kate Ingalls-Maloney, Leanor Boulin Johnson; Facilitator: Roudi Nazarinia Roy

5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
153
Location
Salon 14

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.

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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Henry Gonzalez, Dawn Witherspoon, Saskia Boggs, Ashley McDonald, Sakshi Bhargava, Mayra Bamaca, Marinda Harrell-Levy, Rodney Harrell, Tiffany L. Brown, David T. Lardier, Jr., Autumn M. Bermea, Pauline Garcia-Reid, Robert J. Reid; Facilitator: Debra Berke

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
231
Location
Salon 15

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

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Denise Lewis, Danielle Augustine, Savannah Young, Kristy Shih, Nancy Lo, Pooja Brar, Jacqueline Braughton, Catherine Solheim, Susan Chuang, Robert Moreno, April Few-Demo; Facilitator: Chun Creaser

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
232
Location
Salon 12

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.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8

Sarah Mitchell, Antoinette M. Landor, Alaysia Brown, Steven Berkley, M.A., Ph.D., Antoinette M. Landor; Discussants: Tera Hurt Jordan and Antoinette M. Landor; Organizer/Facilitator: Antoinette M. Landor

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
311
Location
Salon 1

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.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8

Addie Wyman Battalen, Ashley Landers, Jennifer Bellamy, Sharon Danes, Noah Gagner, Sandy White Hawk, Kelly Roberts, Waymon Hinson, Paul Emrich, Barbara Underwood, Jennifer Young, Laura Golojuch, HaeDong Kim, Norman Epstein, Youn Mi Lee; Facilitator: Lorey Wheeler

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
314
Location
Salon 3

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.

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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Lekie Dwanyen, Elizabeth Wieling, Elsa Kraus, Daniel Cooper, Bethany Letiecq, Colleen Vesely, Leanna Moron, Rachael Goodman, Marlene Marquez, Payal Shah, Megan Gilligan, Marissa Holst, Brianna Routh, Maria Alcivar-Zuniga, Kimberly Greder, M. Angela Nievar, Andrea Romero, Molly Tucker, Matthew Rodriguez, Jennifer Camacho, J. Roberto Reyes; Facilitator: Chang Su-Russell

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
409
Location
Salon 1

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

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 11

Zoe Taylor, Blake Jones, Nayantara Nair, Evich Carly, Sharde' McNeil Smith, Diamond Y. Bravo, Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor, Kimberly A. Updegraff, Laudan B. Jahromi, Chelsea L. Derlan, Ciara Collins, Beth Russell; Facilitator: Jordan Arellanes 

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
410
Location
Salon 3

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.