2022 Preconferences & Postconference Workshops

Add preconference or postconference workshops to your itinerary when you register for the 2022 NCFR Annual Conference.

You can also add any workshop to your registration separately. Log in at my.ncfr.org, click the Events menu item, then click Edit next to the conference event for which you'd like to modify your registration.

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  • Theory Construction and Research Methodology (TCRM) Workshop
    Tuesday, Nov. 15 and Wednesday, Nov. 16 — $50 for professionals and $35 for students
    A longstanding tradition within NCFR. During several workshop sessions, participants review, discuss, and strengthen research works in progress in an interactive environment.

  • Broader Impact Bootcamp: Translating Your Research for Social Change
    Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1-5 p.m. CT — $40 for professionals or students
    This hands-on workshop will present a spectrum of public scholarship activities along a continuum of involvement that can accommodate the constraints, roles, and goals of emerging through experienced scholars.

  • KAIROS Blanket Exercise: Exploring Relationships among Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Peoples
    Tuesday, Nov. 15, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. CT —  $30 for professionals or students
    A unique interactive and experiential teaching tool that explores the historic and contemporary relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in North America.

  • Linking Local Practitioners & Global Researchers in Minneapolis
    Saturday, Nov. 19, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. CT
    $75 for Professionals or Students if not registered for the conference
    $40 for Professionals or Students if registered for full conference or Sat. 1-day attendance
    NCFR is excited to devote Saturday, Nov. 19—part of the 2022 NCFR Annual Conference—toward Linking Local Practitioners and Global Researchers in Minneapolis, the conference host city. The purpose of this Saturday event is to connect practitioners who work with youth and their families and researchers who study youth development and families. Registration for this postconference afternoon workshop also includes admittance to morning sessions including the Closing Plenary, a Special Session presented by local practitioners, and time for practitioners and researcher to mingle and get to know one another.

  • Application of Ambiguous Loss Theory: Advanced Training for Family Therapists and Educators
    Saturday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT
    $149 for NCFR members (includes lunch)
    $189 for nonmembers (includes lunch)
    Pauline Boss, Ph.D.; Chalandra Bryant, Ph.D., CFLE; Jessica Simpson; and Armeda Wojciak, Ph.D.
    The goal of this workshop is to equip a new generation of qualified ambiguous loss experts, using a "train the trainers" approach. It is intended for family therapists, clinicians, and other educators already familiar with the basics of ambiguous loss theory and ready for case study applications.