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 - 26 of 92 Session(s)
Workshop
Preconference Workshop
9:00 AM
4:30 PM
Session #
003

Please note: This workshop has been canceled for 2017.


This introductory workshop is  for qualitative researchers who would like to learn MAXQDA software.

TCRM
TCRM Workshop 2
12:00 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
006

Discussion-based workshop on how to incorporate family stories into qualitative research.

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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
108

Symposium organized by the Education and Enrichment Section on trauma. Topics include homelessness, sex trafficking and refugee camps.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
109

Symposium organized by the Families and Health Section on parent-child relationships. Topics include self-awareness, bullying, addressing nutrition with Latino parents, and more.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
111

Presented in this symposium are the voices of immigrant Latino families in response to educational and immigration policy in Midwestern cities. This symposium is unique in its approach through the use of qualitative methodology.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
112

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

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
113

Symposium organized by the Research and Theory Section on aging. Topics include relationship maintenance; marital quality after childbirth; health in older adulthood; and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
114

This session will focus on four topics: Predicting Maternal/Paternal Abuse Risk; Measuring Resistance to Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships; Modifying the PMWI for Examining Exposure to Domestic Violence; and the NCFR Innovation Grant Winner: Evaluation of Strong Through Every Mile (STEM)

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
122

Papers on Hierarchies of Loss; Family Life Stage and Relationship Education Efficacy; Family Resilience and Dementia; and Family Resilience and Dementia

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123

Effects of racial stressors adversely affect couples ability to provide relational and emotional support to each other. Data for this study are from a larger study of 700 African American married couples in their early years of marriage.

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.

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

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
126

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

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
127

This Research & Theory symposium explores the links between "family time" theory, research questions, and research methodologies. Topics addresses include family rituals, routines, recreation, and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
128

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to young adult wellbeing including early parental resources, family routines, helicopter parenting, and more. 

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.

Lightning Paper
Lightning Paper Session
11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
137

Lightning papers organized by the Education and Enrichment & Research and Theory Sections on trauma. Topics include Bystander Interventions; Peer, Parents, and Prejudice and Adolescent Outcomes; Cyber-digital Relationship Aggression; and more.

Plenary
Opening Plenary Session
1:15 PM
3:15 PM
Session #
139

Michael Bérubé presents the Wednesday opening plenary session, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This session will be live streamed. 

Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
143

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to achievement of ethnic minorities including the role parental influence; motivation among Mexican-origin adolescent mothers; discrimination, language brokering efficacy, and academic competence.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
144

Political and scholarly interest in aging issues has gained momentum over the past several decades. This symposium will provide a broad overview as well as in-depth examples of the state of science on aging in the Family Science field.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
145

How do different contexts shape the influence of work demands on individuals' and families' well-being? This symposium will discuss specific findings and implications across different racial groups and work contexts.

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.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
147

The four papers in this symposium consider the role of racial/ethnic, masculine, and paternal identity and father involvement and its influence on children. Implications for policy and practice are discussed.

Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
148

The four papers selected for this symposium examine how family ties improve (and sometimes benefit or protect) daily well-being across adulthood.