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!

Showing 1 - 14 of 14 Session(s)
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
111

Presented in this symposium are the voices of immigrant Latino families in response to educational and immigration policy in Midwestern cities. This symposium is unique in its approach through the use of qualitative methodology.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
120

Experts in the field of Families and Health will present on individual, family, and neighborhood risk factors influencing body mass index (BMI) across the lifespan including, childhood, adolescents, middle adulthood (mid 30s), and end of life.

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 4 (Invited Symposium)
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
149

Special invited symposium on family policy and aging, organized by Family Policy and Families and Health Section. This session will be live streamed. 

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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5 (Invited Symposium)
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
207

This symposium will focus on a study of research utilization by legislators in two states—one of the most politically polarized and one of the least politically polarized states in the nation.

Symposium
Invited Symposium
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
217

Special invited symposium on family policy and aging, organized by Families and Health and Family Policy Sections. This session will be live streamed. 

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

88 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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
241

This symposium organized by the Family Policy section explores the demographics of the transgender population, a review of emerging transgender policy initiatives, and a discussion of these policies.

Section Meeting
Featuring Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM
8:30 PM
Session #
252

After 60 minutes of individual member meetings, all members of these three NCFR Sections will have a joint session featuring multiple cross-section roundtables.

Symposium
Invited Symposium
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
322

This symposium includes three papers on toxic stress, which is the chronic experience of adversity absent the presence of a nurturing figure who can buffer these experiences. This session will be live streamed.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
329

Invited symposium on family policy and disabilities, organized by Family Policy and Families and Health Section. This session will be live streamed. 

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
339

This session previews a special issue of the Journal of Family Theory and Review that will consider what it will take for family policy to achieve firmer footing as a field of inquiry, particularly in the current political climate. This session will be live streamed.

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.