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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1

This session will be live streamed

Jenifer K. McGuire, Jory M. Catalpa, Katherine A. Kuvalanka, Abbie Goldberg, Jessica N. Fish, Jenifer K. McGuire; Discussant: Stephen Russell; Chair: Abbie E. Goldberg

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
107
Location
Grand Ballroom B

The papers in this symposium explore trans youth and adults in diverse contexts, including families, schools, family courts, and higher education. This session will be live streamed.

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
Section Meeting
Featuring Roundtable Presentations

Kari Morgan, Elizabeth Holman, Jasmine Routon, Ramona Faith Oswald, Michelle Toews, Chelsey Spencer, Loren Taylor, Melanie L. Duncan

11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
134
Location
Salon 10

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

(Made possible with the support of the Feminism and Family Studies Section.)

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3

Kendall Coffman, Jason Hans, Kimberly Crossman, Angela Whittaker, Jennifer Hardesty, Jaclyn Theisen, Sarah Taylor, Andrea Roach, Ashley Ermer, Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence Ganong, Heather Ryan, Eric Goodcase, Chelsea Spencer, Michelle Toews; Facilitator: Kathleen Hlavaty

3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
146
Location
Salon 15

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to intimate partner violence including pornography, alcohol consumption, campus culture and bystander behavior, 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
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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8

Autumn Bermea, Brad van Eeden-Moorefield, Jackie Bible, Hannah Karpman, Ray Petren, Jaycelle Basford-Pequet, Kristen E. Benson, Reihonna L. Frost, Abbie E. Goldberg, Jackie Bible; Discussant: Ramona Faith Oswald; Chair: Brad van Eeden-Moorefield

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
315
Location
Salon 14

This symposium examines these processes across five different intersections of queer families: stepfamilies headed by a gay male couple, interracial lesbian couple, parents with gender non-conforming youth, queers couples who adopt, and queer parents who used a known sperm donor.

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10

Amanda Pollitt, Allen Mallory, Jessica Fish, Shane Kavanaugh, Ashley Taylor, Greta Stuhlsatz, Tricia Neppl, Brenda Lohman, Samuel H. Allen, Leigh Leslie, Brenda Lohman; Discussant: Stephen T. Russell; Chair: Shane Kavanaugh

4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
346
Location
Salon 1

The purpose of this symposium is to provide insight to the impact community and family level predictors have on overall well-being among LGB+ people of color from adolescence through adulthood.

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 A. Burcher, Kadie Ausherbauer, Iman Dadras, Manijeh Daneshpour, Sharon Danes, Catherine Solhiem, Sandra Espinoza, Brenda Seery, Ashley B. LeBaron, Erin K. Holmes, E. Jeffrey Hill, Roy A. Bean; Facilitator: Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
414
Location
Salon 15

This session's four papers cover the topic of work and family from the perspectives of low-income and rural women, Iranian working mothers, and feminism and financial processes within marriage.