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 - 13 of 13 Session(s)
Conference Session
Workshop
Preconference Workshop
9:00 AM
5:15 PM
Session #
002
Location
Salon 3

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
110
Location
Salon 14

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123
Location
Salon 14

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.

Conference Session
Workshop
Workshop
11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
131
Location
Salon 12

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.

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 4
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
Session #
150
Location
Salon 9

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Affiliate Councils Workshop
1:30 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
226
Location
Salon 9

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 7 (Invited Workshop)
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
238
Location
Salon 3

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.

Conference Session
Workshop
Invited Workshop
6:30 PM
7:45 PM
Session #
249
Location
Salon 15

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Invited Workshop
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
323
Location
Salon 3

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.

Conference Session
Workshop
Workshop
12:30 PM
1:45 PM
Session #
325
Location
Salon 16

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

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
330
Location
Salon 16

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.

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
336
Location
Salon 2

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.

Conference Session
Workshop
Workshop
7:30 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
404
Location
Salons 9/10

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.