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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Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
301
Location
Royal Palm 1

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:00 AM
8:30 AM
Session #
302
Location
Sunset

This is a meeting only for the committee members.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
303
Location
Royal Palm 3

This is a meeting for members of the Family Science Association.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:00 AM
8:30 AM
Session #
304
Location
Sunrise

This is a meeting of the 2019 NCFR Conference Program Committee only.

Conference Session
Organized by Religion, Spirituality, and Family Section
710
740
Session #
305
Location
Stratford
Conference Session
Special Session
7:30 AM
9:00 AM
Session #
306
Location
San Diego

The purpose of the Inclusion and Diversity Committee (IDC) meeting is to provide an opportunity to engage in an open, respectful, and and productive conversation about various inclusion and diversity topics at NCFR. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Conference Session
8:00 AM
2:00 PM
Session #
307
Location
Atlas Ballroom Foyer

Exhibitors offer an array of new materials and services to enhance your work, career, and professional development.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
8:45 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
308
Location
Sunrise

This is a meeting only for the committee members.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
8:30 AM
10:00 AM
Session #
309
Location
Sunset

This is a private meeting of this editorial board.

Conference Session
Special Session
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)
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
311
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This symposium will include a discussion of research regarding family processes, challenges and successes for those families who have members in different countries. Implications for family researchers and practitioners will be emphasized.

Organized by the Education and Enrichment Section.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8 (Invited Presenter Symposium)
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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
313
Location
Royal Palm 1

This symposium brings together a collection of papers focused on links between mental health and relational functioning among military couples.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
314
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 8 (Family Therapy Legacy Scholar Workshop)
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
315
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8
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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
317
Location
Pacific Salon 2

This symposium illustrates cutting-edge extensions linking theories and analytical procedures using data from couples over 25 years.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
318
Location
Royal Palm 3

This symposium draws on four papers to examine reciprocity at the core of father/child relationships as they unfold in families over time.

Conference Session
Plenary
Plenary Session
10:00 AM
11:45 AM
Session #
319
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Carola Suárez-Orozco, Ph.D., professor, Human Development and Psychology at UCLA, and cofounder of Re-imagining Migration presents the Friday plenary session. This session will be live streamed.

Sponsored by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Presenter Symposium
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
320
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

This symposium highlights established scholars exploring gender, particularly adult son’s involvement in caregiving, the impact of aging in place across generations, and older adults’ losses and hopes after surviving Hurricane Katrina. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Family and Health Section.

Conference Session
Workshop
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
321
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
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
Section Meeting
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
323
Location
Pacific Salon 3

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

Conference Session
Section Meeting
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
Workshop
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
325
Location
Pacific Salon 1
Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
326
Location
Royal Palm 1

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
327
Location
Royal Palm 2

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
1:15 PM
2:30 PM
Session #
329
Location
Sunset

This is a private meeting of this editorial board.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
1:15 PM
3:15 PM
Session #
329A
Location
Dover

This is a private meeting of this committee.

Conference Session
Special Session
Concurrent Sessions 9 (Special Session)
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 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
331
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This paper symposium focuses on different aspects of diversity: diversity of nation of origin; sexuality; family form, structure, and function; and ability.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
332
Location
Royal Palm 1

Lightning papers organized by the Education & Enrichment Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
333
Location
Royal Palm 2

This symposium explores 4 different types of transnational families from different Asian countries: Korean immigrant women living in the U.S.-Mexico border region; adult former “parachute kids” from Taiwan; low-wage Vietnamese transnational immigrants who returned to their homeland; and Taiwanese immigrant parents raising transnational children in the Boston area.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
334
Location
Royal Palm 3

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. 

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
335
Location
Royal Palm 4

Lightning papers organized by the Feminism & Family Studies Section. 

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
336
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6

Lightning papers organized by the International Section. 

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 9
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
337
Location
Pacific Salon 2
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10 (Invited Presenter Symposium)
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
Special Session
Concurrent Sessions 10
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
339
Location
Pacific Salon 1

Maureen Perry-Jenkins, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2018 Burgess Award Recipient will present an address.

Organized by the Research and Theory Section.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
340
Location
Royal Palm 1
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
341
Location
Royal Palm 2
Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
342
Location
Royal Palm 3

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
343
Location
Royal Palm 4

This symposium highlights that across different disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological approaches and diverse populations, community-based research is a potentially rich and vibrant way to connect with the community and engage in health-based scholarship.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 10
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
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
345
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Workshop
Concurrent Sessions 10 (Invited Presenter Workshop)
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
346
Location
Pacific Salon 3

Organized by the Students and New Professionals.

Conference Session
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
Session #
347
Location
Pacific Salon 3

All members are invited to attend this annual meeting to hear about NCFR’s activities and ask questions.

Conference Session
5:45 PM
6:45 PM
Session #
348
Location
Pacific Salon 1

We will be paying tribute to Jan Trost, Ph.D., NCFR leader who has passed away this past year. We will also remember all NCFR members who passed away this year.

Conference Session
Section Meeting
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
Focus Group Meeting
5:45 PM
7:00 PM
Session #
350
Location
Royal Palm 1

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.