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 - 18 of 18 Session(s)
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1

Lindsay Edwards, Katelyn Coburn, Christi McGeorge, Mary Nedela, Heather Beeson

Facilitator: Ashley Walsdorf

 

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
112
Location
Pacific Salon 3

This session's four papers on sexual orientation and gender identity cover topics related to: the Scale of Internalized Trans Stigma (SITS),  Christian pastors’ advice to family therapists, bisexual people of color, and curriculum for LGBTQIA couples.

Conference Session
Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 2

Hoa Nguyen, Erika Grafsky, Jennifer Lambert-Shute, Tabitha McCoy, Heather Kelley, Ashley LeBaron, E. Jeffrey Hill, Randi Cowdery, Naveen Jonathan, Gita Seshadri, Monique Willis, Lisa Van Loo, D. Scott Sibley, Taylor Lupo, Hillary Schraufnagel, Hanna Stoffel, Ashley Martin-Cuellar, Zoe Cornwell

Facilitator: Rachel Tambling

 

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
122
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6

18 different speakers will present on a topic and lead discussion. At roundtables, participants can visit more than one roundtable discussion during the session.

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3

Alex VanBergen, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Codina Kawar, Patrick Bortz , Sarah Worch, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Alex VanBergen, Patrick Bortz, Codina Kawar, Jared A. Durtschi, Preston Morgan, Heather Love, Austin Beck, Jared A. Durtschi, Heather Love, Austin Beck, Preston Morgan

Discussant: Debra Kashy; Organizers: Suzanne Bartle Haring, Jared Durtschi; Chair: Suzanne Bartle-Haring

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
138
Location
Royal Palm 4

This symposium will present several papers that use dyadic data analysis techniques on topics relevant to couple and family therapy researchers.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4 (Invited Presenter Symposium)

Karen J. Ripoll-Núñez, Ph.D.; and Ana L. Jaramillo-Sierra, Ph.D., LMFT, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia; Fatemeh Nikparvar, M.S., Kansas State University; Tatiana Glebova, Ph.D., LMFT, Alliant International University; Jingshuai Du, MSW; Yanqun Peng, LMFT, Kansas State University; Mona Mittal, Ph.D., LMFT, University of Maryland; Manjushree Palit, Ph.D., Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences, OP Jindal Global University, India; Chelsea Spencer, LMFT, and Sandra M. Stith, Ph.D., LCMFT, Kansas State University

Codiscussants and Cochairs: Sandra M. Stith, Ph.D., LCMFT, and Chelsea Spencer, M.S., LMFT, Kansas State University

4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
144
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

In this symposium, we invite international family scholars and therapists to speak about intimate partner violence (IPV) in a global context. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Family Therapy Section.

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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Veronica Barrios, Jonathan Caspi, Pauline Garcia_Reid, Katia Goldfarb, Jason Whiting, Doug Smith, Ashley Lovell, Emily Stephens, Lauren Ruhlmann, Taylor Gnagi, Bridgett Kelly, Megan Miller, Caroline Fuss, Sarah Jane Fuss, Danielle Parson, Emma Milan, Mallory Williams, Taylor Ronquillo, Rachel Bezek, Michael Schiferl, Amber Dunn, Jamie Dressler, Sarah Wolford, Ashley Cooper, Lenore McWey

Facilitator: Amber Vennum

 

1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
232
Location
Royal Palm 3
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6

Carissa DAniello Heyda, Stephen Fife, Amy Morgan, Lorien Jordan, Jessica Goodman, Stephen Fife, Carissa D'Aniello-Heyda, Dane Eggleston, Jesse Smith, Susan Dow, Alyssa Christal, Laura Evans, Norman Epstein, Shyneice Porter

Facilitator: Shayne Anderson

1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
233
Location
Royal Palm 4
Conference Session
Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 7

Nathan Hardy, Matthew Brosi, Todd Spencer, Jamie Dellinger, Kaylin Bailey, Katherine Stockhecker, Jody Russon, Noah Gagner, Ashley Landers, Alyssa Banford Witting, Elizabeth Wieling, Damir Utrzan, Desiree Seponski, Jody Russon, Guy Diamond, Tammy Daughtry, Jay Daughtry, Iman Dadras, Sandra Espinoza

Facilitator: Glade Topham

 

3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
244
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 8 (Family Therapy Legacy Scholar Workshop)

Carmen Knudson-Martin

 

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
315
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Section Meeting

Presider: Tom Stone Carlson, Section Chair

12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
324
Location
Royal Palm 3

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

Conference Session
Special Session
Concurrent Sessions 9 (Special Session)

Pauline Boss, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Facilitator: Jerica Berge, Ph.D., MPH, LMFT, CFLE, University of Minnesota

 

This session will be live streamed

Register for live stream

1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
330
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Pauline Boss, Ph.D., is widely recognized for her groundbreaking research on the theory of ambiguous loss. This session will be live streamed.

Sponsored by Regents of the University of Minnesota, through its Department of Social Science

Organized by the Families and Health, Family Therapy, and Research and Theory Sections.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10

Stacey Hust, Kathleen Rodgers, Kathleen Rodgers, Stacey Hust, Joyce Baptist, Kristina Brown, Megan J. Murphy

Codiscussants/Cochairs: Joyce Baptist, Megan Murphy

3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
344
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The goal of this symposium is to address the underlying issue that has propelled the #MeToo movement -- the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault perpetuated by gender stereotypes.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

Alyssa Banford Witting, Shayne Anderson, Lee Johnson, Scott Ketring, Rachel Tambling, Priyanka Patel, Anthony Ferraro, Hilary Dalton, Shelbie McLain, Nicole Sabatini Gutierrez, Rajeswari Natrajan-Tyagi, John Smith, Gilbert Parra, Hannah Doucette

Facilitator: Elizabeth Wieling

3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
345
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
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
Paper
Concurrent Session 11

Caroline Black, Darin Knapp, Jared Anderson, Jeremy Kanter, Chelsea Garneau-Rosner, Melissa Herzog, Aimee Hubbard, Jared Anderson

Facilitator: Hoa Nguyen

 

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
409
Location
Royal Palm 3
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Session 11

Lawrence Ganong, Caroline Sanner, Ashton Chapman, Marilyn Coleman, Todd Jensen, Stephen Fie, Dane Eggleston, Mariana Falconier, Jinhee Kim, Z. Joan Wang, Suzanne Randolph Cunningham, An Thai, Xiaofang Wang Lanterman, Raymond Tang, Joyce Baptist, David Thompson, Eric Goodcase, Heather Love, Kristin Anders

Facilitator: Gizem Erdem

 

11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Session #
410
Location
Pacific Salon 2