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 - 13 of 13 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5 (Invited Presenter Symposium)
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
209
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Experts in the field of Families and Health will address how the family has largely been ignored in public health, and how the family can be integrated into public health teaching, practice, and research.This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Families and Health Section.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
210
Location
Pacific Salon 1

The following symposium provides a variety of diverse experiences within classrooms for how to engage students in these applied experiences that will allow them to utilize the knowledge that they have gained.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
215
Location
Royal Palm 4

The goal of this symposium is to highlight a range of conceptual and methodological challenges that impact the study of family relationships across the life course, particularly in mid and late adulthood.

Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Presenter Symposium
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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
231
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The purpose of this symposium is to present four unique papers that highlight the challenges and lessons learned in doing global research among difficult-to-reach populations.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 6
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 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
235
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6

The purpose of our symposium is to examine how family members’ relationships with one another and experiences have an impact on the individual and the family as a whole, and the stability of relationships over time.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7 (Invited Presenter Symposium)
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
237
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Invited symposium organized by the International Section. Presenters will discuss research in Ghana, South Korea, Portugal, Jamaica, and more. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the International Section.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
238
Location
Royal Palm 1

This symposium will demonstrate five different ways students can impact the learning that occurs in family related courses and programs through participation in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research, thus essentially co-creating their learning experience.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
240
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This symposium is interested in exploring how cultural intersections and different types of discriminatory experiences impact the health and well-being of African Americans and Latinos.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
241
Location
Royal Palm 3

Through an ecological framework, we will discuss the process of program development, culturally tailoring, and implementation of three different family-based wellness programs targeted toward Latinos.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
243
Location
Pacific Salon 3
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
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.