2018 NCFR Annual Conference Schedule

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Thank you to our 2018 Conference Host — the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies — for its generous support of the conference.


Browse the conference schedule below and discover all the great sessions planned for the 2018 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 7–10 in San Diego!

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This printed list with all presentation titles and presenter names, is updated weekly.

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Showing 1 - 14 of 14 Session(s)
Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2

Jordan Arellanes, Brenda Lohman, Kimberly Osborne, Erinn Duprey, Margaret Caughy, Assaf Oshri, Anthony Ferraro, Ian Waldick, Karen Oehme, Merani Rivarola, Renada Goldberg, Debra Fitzpatrick, LaKisha David, Diamond Thomas, Christy Lleras, Sailaja Subramaniam, Marsha Carolan, Jennifer Del Mundo, Karen Quek

Facilitator: Anne Farrell

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
121
Location
Royal Palm 3

Lightning papers organized by the Family Policy Section. 

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Emotion Regulation in Military Fathers; Cancer and Family Roles; Influences on Underage Drinking; Finances and Romantic Relationships
11:30 AM
12:45 PM
Session #
125
Location
Town and Country

87 total posters in this session. Topics include marriage, Family Life Education, teaching Family Science, coparenting and stepfamilies, health care and costs, and more. 

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Families and Finance; Relational Aggression and IPV
6:00 PM
7:15 PM
Session #
154
Location
Town and Country

90 total posters in this session. Topics include adoption and foster care; biracial families, racial socialization; adolescence and Hispanic/Latino youth; work-family issues; and more.

Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Presenter Symposium

Jennifer Rolls-Reutz, MPH, California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse, Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital; Dana Weiner, Ph.D., Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago; Rebecca Jones-Gaston, MSW, Social Services Agency, Maryland Department of Human Services

Discussant: Jay Mancini, Ph.D., University of Georgia; Chair: Krista Thomas, Ph.D., Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
219
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

This symposium examines the most substantive piece of child welfare reform legislation passed in recent history. It has significant implications for advancing the use of evidence-based practice in child welfare. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Family Policy Section.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Internet Use in Japan and U.S.; LGBTQ Intersectional Identities
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
221
Location
Town and Country

89 total posters in this session. Topics include How Social Media and Technology Affect Relationships; Intimate Partner Violence; Military Families; Family Formation; Siblings; Rural Families; and more.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7

Katie M. Hrapczynski, Leigh A. Leslie, Rachel M. Moore, Katie Heiden-Rootes, Anne Edwards, Joseph Wetchler, Kyle A. Simon, Rachel H. Farr, Ciara M. Collins, Annamaria Csizmadia, Kevin C. Hynes; Discussant: Jessica A.K. Matthews; Chair: Katie M. Hrapczynski

 

3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
243
Location
Pacific Salon 3
Conference Session
Section Meeting

Presider: Anne Farrell, Section Chair

6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
251
Location
Pacific Salon 3

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

Conference Session
Section Meeting
7:30 PM
8:45 PM
Session #
252
Location
Pacific Salons 2 and 3

After the individual meetings of each section (sessions 249, 250, and 251), a joint session will follow featuring multiple cross-section roundtables.

Conference Session
Special Session

Hilary A. Rose, Ph.D., CFLE, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec; Bev Sellars, LL.B., Haig-Brown House, Campbell River, British Columbia, and First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining 

Discussant/Chair: Hilary A. Rose, Ph.D., CFLE, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
310
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

This session will be live streamed.

 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8 (Invited Presenter Symposium)

Ani Yazedjian, Ph.D., Illinois State University; Jerica Berge, Ph.D., MPH, LMFT, CFLE, University of Minnesota; Joseph Grzywacz, Ph.D., Florida State University; Lynn Morin, M.A., National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Moderator: Tammy Henderson, Ph.D., CFLE, Lamar Uiversity; Chair: Anne Farrell, Ph.D., Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
312
Location
Pacific Salon 3

Participants will leave with specific strategies for developing fundable research that helps advance the knowledge base as well as promoting family well-being.

Organized by the Ethnic Minorities, Families and Health, and Family Policy Sections.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Human Sexuality and Self-Esteem; FLE Methodologies to Teach Future Educators; Technology and Families; Emerging Adult Relationships
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
322
Location
Town and Country

88 total posters in this session. Topics include Immigrant Populations, Culture, and Transgenerational Issues; Policies That Impact Families; Relationship Education; LGBTQ+; Gender/Transgender; and more.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10 (Invited Presenter Symposium)

Joan Meier, J.D., George Washington University, Merle H. Weiner, J.D., LL.M., University of Oregon, Jennifer L. Hardesty, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Discussant: Robin Fretwell Wilson, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign; Chair/Facilitator: Brian Ogolsky, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
338
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

The overarching objective of this symposium is to investigate family court decisions regarding custody and visitation of minor children when IPV has been documented in civil and/or criminal court records. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Family Policy Section.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: LGBT Family Diversity and Impact on Parenting and Child Development; Statewide Relationship Education; Understanding Risk in Family Contexts
7:45 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
403
Location
Town and Country

87 total posters in this session. Topics include parenting throughout the world; family therapy in a variety of settings; marriage and parenting in different settings; and more.

Conference Session
Special Session
Concurrent Session 11

Please note: This session has been canceled.

Session #
405

[This session has been canceled.]