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 - 8 of 8 Session(s)
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 8 (Invited Presenter Symposium)

Ani Yazedjian, Ph.D., Illinois State University; Jerica Berge, Ph.D., MPH, LMFT, CFLE, University of Minnesota; Joseph Grzywacz, Ph.D., Florida State University; Lynn Morin, M.A., National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Moderator: Tammy Henderson, Ph.D., CFLE, Lamar Uiversity; Chair: Anne Farrell, Ph.D., Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

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

Kale Monk, Bryan Abendschein , Christina Marini, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Melissa Franks, Steve Wilson, Dave Topp, Sharon Christ, Jacqueline C. Pflieger, Ben Porter, Carlos E. Carballo, Valerie A. Stander, Nida H. Corry , Lauren M. Ruhlmann, Briana S. Nelson Goff, Joshua R. Novak, Caroline Fuss, Taylor Gnagi, Michael Schiferl

Discussant: Shelley M. MacDermid Wadsworth; Chair: Christina M. Marini

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

Aurora Jackson, Jeong Kyun Choi, Dayoung Bae, Meejung Chin, Kandauda A. S. Wickrama, Jeong Kyun Choi, Gilbert Gilbert Parra, Qingyu Jiang, Mark Pettit, Evin Richardson, Ted Futris, Jerry Gale, Jacquelyn Mallette, Evin Richardson, Ted Futris, Hunter Stanfield, James Bates, Alan Taylor, Luke Russell, Chang Su-Russell, Jonathon Beckmeyer

Facilitator: Luke Russell

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
314
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Presenter Symposium

Twyla J. Hill, Ph.D., Wichita State Univ., Stacy Tiemeyer, M.A., Oklahoma State University; Tammy Henderson, Ph.D., Lamar University; Yoshinori Kamo, Ph.D.; Karen A. Roberto, Ph.D.; Minh Dinh; Kavitha Penugonda

Discussant: Yawen Li, Ph.D., San Diego State University; Chair: Amber Seidel, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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
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
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

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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
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 10

AliceAnn Crandall, Elizabeth Powell, Gracie Bradford, Brianna Magnusson, Len Novilla, Carl Hanson, Michael Barnes, Roy Bean, Pooja Brar, Jodi Dworkin, Sonya Brady, Julie Cederbaum, Jingwen Zhang, John Jemmott, Loretta Jemmott, Katherine Dorman, Larry Forthun, Rosemary Barnett, Emily Simpson, Courtney Lincoln, Christine McCauley Ohannessian, Kevin Shafer, Nathan Robbins, Andrew Renick

Facilitator: Brianna Roth

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

Jerica M. Berge, Jeremy Yorgason, Melanie Hill, Ron Hager , Amber J. Seidel, Mirta Casewell , Mary Marshall

Discussant/Moderator: Erin Yelland; Organizer and Chair: Amber J. Seidel

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.