2018 NCFR Annual Conference Schedule


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 - 4 of 4 Session(s)
Conference Session
Concurrent Sessions 2

Benjamin Burke, Amy Rauer, Jakob F. Jensen, Amy Rauer, Sae Hwang Han , Jeremy Yorgason, Heejeong Choi, Jinhee Kim, Melanie Hill, Mallory Millett

Discussant: Ashton Chapman; Chair: Amy Rauer

10:00 AM
11:15 AM
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Pacific Salon 1

This symposium, comprised of scholars in the fields of family science, human development, marital and family therapy, and gerontology, emphasizes the importance of conceptualizing adult health and well-being dyadically.

Conference Session
Concurrent Sessions 6

Paul R. Springer, Richard J. Bischoff, Rochelle L. Dalla, Cody S. Hollist, Natalie Williams, Julie A. Tippens; Discussant: Jerica Berge; Chair: Paul Springer


1:30 PM
2:45 PM
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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
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
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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
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
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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.