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 - 11 of 11 Session(s)
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3

Quinlyn Morrow, Jenifer McGuire, Katherine Kuvalanka, William Newsome, Bethany Willis, Julia Snodgrass, Lauren Smithee, Erika Grafsky, Jenifer McGuire, Kaitlin Black, Muzi Chen, Jenifer McGuire, Ivan Krasovec

Facilitator: Brad van Eeden-Moorefield

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
139
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
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
Special Session
Workshop

Julie Tilsen, Ph.D., Youth Studies Program of the University of Minnesota, Director of Ethics and Practice at the International Center for Clinical Excellence

 

7:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
207
Location
Pacific Salon 3

Organized and Made Possible With the Support of Feminism and Family Studies and Family Therapy Sections.

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 6

Jessica N. Fish, Evan Krueger, Meg Bishop, Marguerita Lightfoot, Phillip L. Hammack, Stephen Russell, Sara Mernitz, Stephen Russell, David Frost, Shawn N. Mendez; Discussant: Ramona Oswald; Cochairs: Sara Mernitz, Jessica Fish

1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
234
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This symposium relies on life course and queer theory perspectives to emphasize that age, timing, and social interactions play critical roles in shaping the identities and experiences of sexual minority people and their families..

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7

Jenifer K. McGuire, Jessica N. Fish, Melissa H. Manley, Abbie E. Goldberg, Amanda Pollitt, Salvatore Ioverno, Arnold Grossman, Stephen T. Russell, Kristen E. Benson, Francesca Otero-Vargas, Kathleen Smith, Carmen Gray, Hunter Adams, Angela Rosebrough, Chelynn Randolph, Brad van Eeden-Moorefield; Discussant and Chair: Katherine A. Kuvalanka

Discussant/Chair: Katherine A. Kuvalanka

3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
245
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The four papers of this symposium utilize innovative approaches to investigate the experiences of trans individuals in a range of contexts, including families, romantic relationships, and schools, and examine how community-level factors have an impact on trans individuals’ wellbeing.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8

C. Rebecca Oldham, John B. K. Purcell, Miriam Lieway, Elizabeth A. Sharp, Kimberly Gambrell, Celeste Medina, Parker Reyes, Viet Nguyen, Dana A. Weiser, Elizabeth A. Sharp

Discussant/Chair: Elizabeth A. Sharp

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
316
Location
Royal Palm 4

The purpose of this symposium is to highlight how feminist family scholars may be part of the Times Up movement.

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
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9

Megan Carroll, Sharon Powell, Jenifer McGuire, Ellie McCann, Autumn Bermea, Brad van Eeden-Moorefield, Marilyn Preston, Marquitta Dorsey, Graham McCaulley, Marilyn Coleman

Facilitator: Maureen Perry-Jenkins

1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
335
Location
Royal Palm 4

Lightning papers organized by the Feminism & Family Studies Section. 

Conference Session
Section Meeting

MacKenzie Christesen, Michelle Washburn-Busk, Amber Vennum, J. Kale Monk, Denzel Jones, Jeremy Kanter, Shera Thomas-Jackson, Elizabeth Sharp, Kelly Munly, Janis Henderson, Genevieve Durham-DeCesaro, Madd Engle, Arpita Lal, Tatiana Glebova, Miranda Thornton, Jan Williams, Kristina Dingus Keuhlen, Christi McGeorge, Elizabeth Holman, Laura Landry-Meyer, Hayley Smock

Presider: Abbie Goldberg, Section Chair

5:45 PM
7:15 PM
Session #
349
Location
Pacific Salon 3

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

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.