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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Conference Session
TCRM
TCRM Paper Session 5
2:15 PM
4:00 PM
Session #
010
Location
Royal Palm 2

This session will focus on two topics: Conceptualization of Command Presence Carryover, and Female Identity Development.

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
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
111
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. 

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 1
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
113
Location
Pacific Salon 2

This symposium, comprised of four distinct studies that utilize different methodological approaches, will highlight the complexity within ITV with implications for future research, as well as prevention and intervention efforts with IPV-exposed youth.

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
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
119
Location
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
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
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 2
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
123
Location
Pacific Salon 2

Lightning papers organized by the International Section. 

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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
136
Location
Royal Palm 1
Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
137
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
138
Location
Royal Palm 4

This symposium will present several papers that use dyadic data analysis techniques on topics relevant to couple and family therapy researchers.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 3
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
139
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
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 3
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
141
Location
Pacific Salon 2

This symposium reviews the contributions of the New Parents Project, a multimethod, longitudinal study of family and child development, at its tenth anniversary, including four new projects.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
146
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Education & Enrichment Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
147
Location
Royal Palm 3

This symposium draws on research conducted, using a range of methods, from local community-based programs that serve fathers of color in four communities across the country.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
150
Location
Royal Palm 4
Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
Session #
151
Location
Pacific Salon 3

Lightning papers organized by the Research & Theory Section. 

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
Workshop
Students and New Professionals Workshop
7:15 PM
8:00 PM
Session #
156
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Resource Exchange
8:15 PM
9:30 PM
Session #
159
Location
Pacific Salon 3
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
211
Location
Pacific Salon 2
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
212
Location
Royal Palm 1
Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
213
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
214
Location
Royal Palm 3
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
216
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Internet Use in Japan and U.S.; LGBTQ Intersectional Identities
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
221
Location
Town and Country

89 total posters in this session. Topics include How Social Media and Technology Affect Relationships; Intimate Partner Violence; Military Families; Family Formation; Siblings; Rural Families; and more.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
229
Location
Royal Palm 1

Lightning papers organized by the Education & Enrichment Section. 

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
230
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities 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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
232
Location
Royal Palm 3
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
233
Location
Royal Palm 4
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
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
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
239
Location
Royal Palm 2
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
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
242
Location
Royal Palm 4

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
243
Location
Pacific Salon 3
Conference Session
Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
244
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
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.

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
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.