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 - 16 of 16 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
108
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This symposium is designed for those who are considering starting a study abroad course or program as well as those who have significant experience with one.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
109
Location
Royal Palm 1

This session's four papers cover topics related to: family maintenance systems; improving kindergarten readiness in appalachia; SES-differences in mathematical knowledge; and best practices for engaging parents of English learners.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
110
Location
Royal Palm 4

This session's five papers cover helicopter parenting topics related to: self control, mental health, parent gender, college students' academic outcomes, and responding to infants' cries. 

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
118
Location
Royal Palm 1

This session's four papers cover topics related to: the "Gray for a Day" program, Yazidi adolescent girl well-being, military members’ and their spouses’ connection to their community, and adolescent siblings’ anxiety in military families.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
120
Location
Royal Palm 4

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
121
Location
Royal Palm 3

Lightning papers organized by the Family Policy Section. 

Conference Session
Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 2
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
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
140
Location
Royal Palm 3

This symposium will provide perspectives on Family Life Education programs and activities from Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Australia and South Korea.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
145
Location
Royal Palm 1

This symposium showcases an innovative teaching approach to bring family experiences to life in the classroom via animated vignettes.

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
148
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
149
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The symposium focuses on issues that researchers confront in investigating the processes of migration, relocation, and resettlement, and their impact on migrating families in host countries and in countries of origin.

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
Resource Exchange
8:15 PM
9:30 PM
Session #
159
Location
Pacific Salon 3
Conference Session
Workshop
Students and New Professionals Workshop
8:15 PM
9:00 PM
Session #
162
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6