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.

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Can't attend the conference in person? Try our live-streaming option that allows you to watch 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 38 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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
114
Location
Salon 10

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
Location
Salon 13

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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
124
Location
Salon 10

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to couple relationships including the influence of therapists, depression, and sexual satisfaction.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
128
Location
Salon 3

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

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
Session #
143
Location
Salon 2

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
152
Location
Salon 11

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to relationship education including results from an RCT study of couples education programs, clarifying the difference between relationship education and couples therapy, character strengths, and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
155
Location
Salon 10

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to intimate partner violence including the neurological impact, blaming of victims, the effects of psychological well-being and behavioral health, and more.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
208
Location
Salon 12

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to student professional identity including conferences, internships, student exam performance, research & workforce skills, and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
209
Location
Salon 13

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to parent absence and blended families including parental incarceration, relationship stability of young mothers and new partners, custody arrangements, and co-parenting after divorce.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
212
Location
Salon 2

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to sexual orientation and gender identity including indicators of LGB affirmative training, sexual minority women’s experiences, qualitative findings from therapists, and narratives of LGBQ international students.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
228
Location
Salon 11

This session will include four papers that cover topics related to military families including adolescents’ well-being, parental social support, mental health and unit cohesion, and systemic relationship programs for military couples.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
229
Location
Salon 1

This session's four papers cover topics related to Home Visiting including predictors of burnout, the Family Life Education approach, engaging families, improving early school attendance, and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
230
Location
Salon 14

This session's four papers address topics related to family stories including emerging adults' hookup scripts, black female adolescent athletes, sex stereotypes on female students’ in STEM in Kenyan Universities, and more.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
231
Location
Salon 15

This session's four papers cover topics related to neighborhoods including black and Latino families, trauma, segregation, and child behavioral adjustment.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
232
Location
Salon 12

This session's four papers cover topics related to ethnic identity including Southeast Asian Families in the United States, “parachute kids”, Hmong College Students, and The Trump Effect on Racial Socialization & Ethnic Identity.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
234
Location
Salon 3

This session's four papers cover social justice topics including Culturally Responsive MFT through Cultural Brokering, therapy practice in Cambodia, Graduate Student Parents, and Leaving Violent Marriage: Case Study of an Iranian Woman.

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 #
242
Location
Salon 15

This session's four papers cover these family therapy topics: Effectiveness of ABFT for Reducing Family Dysfunction among Suicidal Youth; Barriers to Rural Mental Health Care: Clinicians’ Perspectives; Applying Telemental Health Interventions; and Chronic Disease and Attachment: Predicting Trajectories of Physical Health.

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.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
312
Location
Salon 13

This session's five papers cover topics related to Advancing Family Science including child maltreatment; family illness, death, and bereavement; trauma-informed pedagogy; family crisis management; and applying observational methods to attachment theory.

Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
313
Location
Salon 2

This session's four papers cover fatherhood topics including the public child welfare system, couple relationship education, and how leisure influences U.S. Army personnel.