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 - 11 of 11 Session(s)
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Laura Evans, Norman Epstein, Dennis Kivlighan, Jill Trumbell, Leah Hibel, Evelyn Mercado, German Posada, Scott May, Preston Morgan, Heather Love, Jared Durtschi, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Megan Ferriby; Facilitator: Rachel Tambling

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
124
Location
Salon 10

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to couple relationships including the influence of therapists, depression, and sexual satisfaction.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4

Jeff Crane, Douglas Smith, Spencer Bradshaw, Jason Whiting, Rachel Dansby, Jaclyn Cravens Pickens, Alyssa Banford, Emel Genc, Yile Su, Jared Durtschi, Lauren Ruhlmann, Austin Beck, Natira Staats, Briana Nelson Goff; Facilitator: Tom Stone Carlson

5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
155
Location
Salon 10

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to intimate partner violence including the neurological impact, blaming of victims, the effects of psychological well-being and behavioral health, 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 5

Jared Kellerman, Christi McGeorge, Thomas Stone Carlson, Sudha Sankar, Heather McCauley, Jody Russon, Guy Diamond, Hoa Nguyen, Erika Grafsky

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
212
Location
Salon 2

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to sexual orientation and gender identity including indicators of LGB affirmative training, sexual minority women’s experiences, qualitative findings from therapists, and narratives of LGBQ international students.

Conference Session
Section Meeting

Presider: Tom Stone Carlson, Section Chair

12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
223
Location
Salon 14

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

(Made possible with the support of the Family Therapy Section.)

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Ashley Walsdorf, Leslie Anderson, Charity Somo, Desiree Seponski, Maria Bermudez, Stephanie Armes, Lorien Jordan, Desiree Seponksi, Amanda Christine Peclat-Begin, Monysakada Phal, Megan Theisen, Christi McGeorge, Fatemeh Nikparvar, Karen Myers-Bowman, Sandra Stith; Facilitator: Erika Grafsky

1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
234
Location
Salon 3

This session's four papers cover social justice topics including Culturally Responsive MFT through Cultural Brokering, therapy practice in Cambodia, Graduate Student Parents, and Leaving Violent Marriage: Case Study of an Iranian Woman.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7

Bora Jin, Jody Russon, Guy Diamond, Emily Jordan, Elizabeth Wieling, Tai Mendenhall, Nathan Taylor, Paul Springer, Richard Bischoff, Kara Cruickshank, Cameron Brown, Jared Durtschi, Jeremy Yorgason

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
242
Location
Salon 15

This session's four papers cover these family therapy topics: Effectiveness of ABFT for Reducing Family Dysfunction among Suicidal Youth; Barriers to Rural Mental Health Care: Clinicians’ Perspectives; Applying Telemental Health Interventions; and Chronic Disease and Attachment: Predicting Trajectories of Physical Health.

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
Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 10

Ana L. Jaramillo-Sierra, Karen Ripoll-Nuñez, Michelle Busk, Amber Vennum, Chelsey Torgerson, Eric Goodcase, Denzel Jones, D. Scott Sibley, Brie Turns, Noah Gagner, Ashley Landers, Nathan Hardy, Yaliu He, Allen Sabey, Rebecca Cobb, Jody Russon, Quintin Hunt, Lana Kim, Jennifer Lambert-Shute, Martha Laughlin, Tabitha McCoy, Katelyn Coburn, Ellory Bishop, Kimberly Mulkey, Paul Peterson, Margaret Keiley, Raven Pyle, Lindsay Stepancich, Damir Utrzan, Lauren Ruhlmann

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
345
Location
Salon 3

Ten different speakers will present on a topic and lead discussion. At roundtables, participants can visit more than one roundtable discussion during the session.

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

Sarah Wolford, Kendal Holtrop, Gilbert Parra, Alex Zurek, Jessica Lanctot, MaLeaha Semerad, Hannah Doucette, Jeffrey Jackson, Li Ping Su, Richard Miller, Youngjin Kang, Lawrence Ganong; Facilitator: Amber Vennum

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
413
Location
Salon 14

This session's four papers cover topics including the Emotional Process of Mothers in PMTO; Parent Behaviors that Children Find Hurtful; Family Therapy for Child-related Problems; Divorced Fathers’ Perceptions of Parental Disclosures; and more.