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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Showing 1 - 11 of 11 Session(s)
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
107

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.

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.

 

Section Meeting
Featuring Roundtable Presentations
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
134

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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
146

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.

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.

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 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
315

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.

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

88 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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10
4:30 PM
5:45 PM
Session #
346

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.

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 #
414

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.