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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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 - 14 of 14 Session(s)
Workshop
Preconference Workshop
9:00 AM
5:15 PM
Session #
002

Participants will learn their personal leadership strengths, and how those abilities interact with the strengths of fellow faculty and staff members.

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.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
110

This presentation will give an overview of the MEND model and highlight some of the resent data supporting its effectiveness.

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.

Workshop
Workshop
11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
131

This is a time when those who wish to submit manuscripts for NCFR journals will learn about the process. There will be time for questions from the audience.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
150

Invited Workshop organized by the Students and New Professionals group. Moderator/Facilitator: Adriana Umaña-Taylor

Workshop
Affiliate Councils Workshop
1:30 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
226

This workshop for members of NCFR affiliates (local chapters) will highlight how affiliates add value of the Family Science major/profession/field.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 7 (Invited Workshop)
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
238

In this invited workshop, we will explore the lessons learned from research and practice about how to build healthy resilient communities from large cities like New York and Washington D.C. to small rural towns like Joplin, Missouri.

Workshop
Invited Workshop
6:30 PM
7:45 PM
Session #
249

In this session, participants will learn how investigators work with philanthropy, and about new and creative approaches to solving health and health care problems

Workshop
Invited Workshop
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
323

This workshop will address the ways that scholars engage and advocate for communities at the local, state, and national level in our professional and personal lives.

Workshop
Workshop
12:30 PM
1:45 PM
Session #
325

Those interested in becoming a Certified Family Life Educator are invited to attend. Dawn Cassidy will review the process and present helpful tips.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
330

Workshop participants will learn about characteristics and components of good quality case studies; strategies for incorporating case study analysis into classroom teaching; and explore different approaches to designing a classroom action research project that will more definitively measure their effectiveness.

Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
336

Attendees will understand how to conduct, and present the findings of a survival analysis in a manner that will allow their audiences to understand the results and use them in their own practice or research.

Workshop
Workshop
7:30 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
404

The purpose of this session is to match undergraduates with mentors in their projected field of work, facilitate career enhancing and meaningful interactions between mentors and mentees.