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 - 20 of 20 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

Jennifer Doty, Amy Gowers, Barbara McMorris, Silvia Alvarez de Davila, G. Ali Hurtado; Discussant: Andrea Romero; Chair: Jennifer Doty

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
109
Location
Salon 13

Symposium organized by the Families and Health Section on parent-child relationships. Topics include self-awareness, bullying, addressing nutrition with Latino parents, and more.

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Amanda Barnett, Krysti Deines, Jamie Frederickson, Amanda Schield, Bethany Tennison, Megan Gilligan, Amelia Karraker, Angelica Jasper, Jacquelyn Benson, Steffany Kerr, Cory Bolkan, Eunsaem Kim; Discussant: Amy Rauer; Chair: Amanda Barnett

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
144
Location
Salon 11

Political and scholarly interest in aging issues has gained momentum over the past several decades. This symposium will provide a broad overview as well as in-depth examples of the state of science on aging in the Family Science field.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Lorey A. Wheeler, Xiaoran Sun, Susan M. McHale, Ann C. Crouter, Damon E. Jones, Soomi Lee, Katie M. Lawson, Sarah Damaske, Soomi Lee; Discussant: Maureen Perry-Jenkins; Co-chairs: Soomi Lee

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
145
Location
Salon 14

How do different contexts shape the influence of work demands on individuals' and families' well-being? This symposium will discuss specific findings and implications across different racial groups and work contexts.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4

Jonathon J. Beckmeyer, Luke T. Russell, Chang Su-Russell, Deborah P. Coehlo, Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence Ganong; Discussant: Lawrence Ganong; Chair: Luke T. Russell

5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
154
Location
Salon 15

This symposium features three studies using diverse research designs to illuminate the role of family members and healthcare providers in supporting health and wellbeing of youth with special healthcare needs and their care providers.

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5

Rebecca J. Goodman, Diana R. Samek, Sylia Wilson, Matt McGue, William Iacono, Antoinette M. Landor, Jonathon J. Beckmeyera, Tyler B. Jamison, J. Benjamin Hinnanta, Brian M. Hicks, William Iacono; Discussant: Amy Rauer; Co-chairs: Diana R. Samek, Jonathon J. Beckmeyer

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
211
Location
Salon 14

This symposium covers four papers on the topic of romantic relationships and health. Together, we investigate how individual differences and romantic relationship contexts predict various health outcomes, including major depression, risky sexual behavior, and alcohol use disorder.

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
Lightning Paper
Lightning Paper Session

Michael Wells, Malin Bergström, Elise Radina, Mary Martin, Lindsay Clark, Lauren Ramsey, Alyssa Oddo, Meghan Day, Danielle Jones, Kristie Cordeiro, Veronica Kuhn, Briana Anderson, Amber Seidel, Chelom Leavitt, Kami Dvorakova, Sukhdeep Gill, Bryan Cafferky, Annie Johansson, Seonhwa Lee, Kandauda (KAS) Wickrama; Facilitator: Amber Seidel

12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
221
Location
Salon 2

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include Hostile Marital Interactions and Physical Health; Comparing Swedish child health nurses’ attitudes and support to parents; Health and Physical Disability Risk Markers for Elder Maltreatment; and more.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Annie Johansson, Bryan Cafferky, Maria Monserud, Gregory Smith, Frank Infurna, Eva Zautra, Carol Musil, Megan Dolbin MacNab, Max Crowley, Amy Hosier, Erin Yelland, Allison Goderwis, Aaren Sunderman, Kaylee Seyferth, Lawrence Ganong, Luke T. Russell, Kwangman Ko, Ashton Chapman, Caroline Sanner, Marilyn Coleman, Matthew Hunter Stanfield; Facilitator: Jennifer Doty

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
233
Location
Salon 16

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include elder maltreatment; depressive symptoms among Mexican Americans; "Sex, Dementia, and Long-Term Care"; and more.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7

Jacob B. Priest, Patricia Roberson, Tara Signs, Melanie Miller, Kristina Gordon, Sarah Woods; Discussant: Beatrice Wood; Chair: Patricia Roberson

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
239
Location
Salon 13

This symposium focuses on the BioBehavioral Family Model developed by Dr. Wood to explain the link between close relationship and physical health. Specifically, we will present empirical research testing the expansion of all the BBFM constructs.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7

Jacquelyn Mallette, Ted Futris, Assaf Oshri, Geoffrey Brown, April Masarik, Christina Rogers, Katherine Conger, Ashley Crouch, Emily Rolan, Sara Schmitt, David Purpura, Deborah Nichols, Meghan Loeser, Shawn Whiteman, Cheng Peng, Clinton Gudmunson, Dong Zhang; Facilitator: AliceAnn Crandall

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
240
Location
Salon 14

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include Father Support and Involvement: Impacts on Long-term Maternal Mental Health; Sibling Relations; Work-Family Processes and Adolescent Externalizing Behavior; 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
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Alexander Reid, Edna Brown, Ruihong Nie, Nan Zhou, Hongjian Cao, Dayoung Bae, Kandauda A. S. Wickrama, Heidi Radunovich, Suzanne Smith, Lenna Ontai, Caitlin Hunter, Rachel Cannella, Xiaomin Li, Xiaoyi Fang, Natasha Seiter, Rachel Lucas-Thompson; Facilitator: Katharine Didericksen

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
333
Location
Salon 14

Lightning papers organized by the Families and Health Section on aging. Topics include Marital Quality and Parent-Child Relationship Quality; Partner Support Affects on Poor, Rural Mothers; Partner Communication and Diurnal Cortisol Patterns; and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Amber Seidel, Karl Majeske, Courtney Polenick, Kira Birditt, Karen Fingerman, Erin Yelland, Jacquelyn Benson, James Bates, Kristin Litzelman, M. Hunter Stanfield, Jennifer Pearce-Morris, Loriena Yancura, Christine Fruhauf, Nathaniel Riggs, Nancy Mendoza, Heather Greenwood; Facilitator: Brianna Routh

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
334
Location
Salon 11

Aging topics covered by these four papers include: support exchanges between middle-aged children and aging parents; hearing impairment, and the role of partner support; and a curriculum for children in grandparent-headed families.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Karina Shreffler, Stacy Tiemeyer, Ronald Cox, Jeremiah Grissett, Heather Love, Chelsey Torgerson, Antionette McFarlane, Elif Dede Yildirim, Jaipaul Roopnarine; Facilitator: Karina Shreffler

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
343
Location
Salon 16

This session's four papers on trauma cover topics including having a baby in adolescence, PTSD clusters, substance abuse, domestic violence, economic hardship, depression, and more.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Patricia Galvez, Marcela Vizcarra, Andiara Schwingel, Keeley Pratt, Megan Ferriby, Chinagorom Duru, Sybil Hart, Shera Jackson, Mallory Boylan, Zhen Cong, Melissa Piepkorn, Katharine Didericksen, Jerica Berge, Peter Hannan, Steven Harris, Richard MacLehose, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer; Facilitator: Jerica M. Berge

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
344
Location
Salon 14

This session's four papers cover weight-related topics including family influences in Chilean women’s food, support among bariatric patients, effects of exposure to donated and non-donated breast milk, disordered eating, 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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11

José-Michael González, Samantha K. Jones, Sarah Killoren, Gabrielle Kline, Edna C. Alfaro, Laura Mauldin, Mamta Saxena, Jenny Padilla, Xioran Sun, Michael E. Woolley; Discussant: Susan Marie McHale; Chair: José-Michael González

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
411
Location
Salon 13

This symposium extends emerging research on sibling relationships drawing from cross-disciplinary collaboration and the strengths-based approach to advance past scholarship that once pathologized and marginalized families of non-nuclear, nontraditional family configurations.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11

Jaclyn A. Saltzman, Kelly K. Bost, Barbara H. Fiese, Angela Wiley, and the STRONG Kids Team , Megan H. Pesch, Alison L. Miller, Niko Kaciroti, Katherine Rosenblum, Julie C. Lumeng, Sheryl O. Hughes, Thomas G. Power, Susan L. Johnson, Louise Parker, Jane Lanigan, Ashley Beck, Drew Betz, AnaMaria Martinez; Discussant: Barbara Fiese; Chair: Kelly K. Bost

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
412
Location
Salon 11

This symposium aims to highlight mechanisms by which families influence children's weight and eating behaviors, and to examine whether prevention programs targeting modifiable, family-based risk factors can improve health outcomes, particularly for vulnerable children.