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 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
126
Location
Salon 12

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to religion including depression, parenting styles, and suicide.

Section Meeting
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Session #
133
Location
Salon 15

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

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.

Organized by NCFR's Religion, Spirituality, and Family Section
7:00 AM
7:45 AM
Session #
204
Location
Salon 8

Meditation time will take place from 7:10-7:40 a.m. Facilitator: Heather Hessel. All belief systems welcome, religious and secular.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
213
Location
Salon 15

This session will include four papers that cover topics including Husband-Wife Religious Discordance; How parental sacrifice and religiosity influence couple bonding; Christian Media Consumption and Marital Quality; and Spirituality and African American Couples in Therapy.

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.

Organized by NCFR's Religion, Spirituality, and Family Section
7:00 AM
7:45 AM
Session #
306
Location
Salon 8

Meditation time will take place from 7:10-7:40 a.m. Facilitator: Heather Hessel. All belief systems welcome, religious and secular.

Special Session
Special Session
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
310
Location
Grand Ballroom B

This presentation will highlight research on spiritual behaviors and beliefs about family life that can function as resources and risk factors across diverse families and religious communities. This session will be live streamed.

Made possible with the support of the Religion, Spirituality, and Family, Feminism and Family Studies, and Ethnic Minorities Sections.

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.

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.