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.

Register for the conference to attend these great sessions! Can't attend in person? Find information about our live-streaming option that allows you to watch these 19 conference sessions online.

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 - 11 of 11 Session(s)
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
124

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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
155

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.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
212

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.

Section Meeting
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
223

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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
234

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
242

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.

Poster
Poster Symposium: Families Negotiating Identities and Orientations Across Contexts
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
324

89 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.

Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
345

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

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 #
413

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.