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 - 10 of 10 Session(s)
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
112
Location
Salon 15

This session will focus on four topics: transforming a Brazilian city into a “Learning Community”; services for children born into Mumbai's brothels; Brazilian cultural adaptation process; and marital comparison for Koreans and Americans

Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
125
Location
Salon 15

Lightning papers organized by the International Section. Topics include Colombian Forced Displaced Families; Academic Achievement among Adolescents in Korea; Family Mediation with African Couples; and more.

Section Meeting
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
132
Location
Salon 3

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

The International Section is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a panel featuring seven International Section past chairs discussing, The International Section Past and Future.

 

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
156
Location
Salon 13

This session will include three papers that cover topics related to international migration including pre-conflict definitions vs. post-conflict reality, effects on family relationships, southeast Asian refugees’ narratives, and acculturation of Russian-speaking youth in Canada.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
235
Location
Salon 2

This session's four papers cover international research topics including fathers’ daily emotional support and adolescents’ self-evaluation in Korea, family mealtimes in Jamaica, Chinese scholars’ acculturation to the U.S., and father involvement in Norway and South Korea.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
243
Location
Salon 16

This session's four papers cover these topics: Unmarried Middle-Aged Koreans Living with their Parents in Seoul; Sojourning Japanese Mothers and Children; Parental Involvement of Immigrants to the U.S.; and Contemporary Educational Practices in Colombia.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
316
Location
Salon 12

This symposium is designed to examine how Family Life Education (FLE) is designed, delivered and practiced across the globe. First, the concept of “culture” will be re-examined, and then scholars from four distinct countries will each discuss the current state of FLE practices that exist within their borders.

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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 11
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
407
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Presenters will draw attention to successful pedagogical strategies and examples of applied projects that provide students with real world experiences in their local and global communities. This session will be live streamed.