NCFR Report: Families Living Outside Society’s Systems
Family Focus: Families Living Outside Society’s Systems
Some families may choose to live outside of societal systems, and others might be rejected or denied entrance to them. The articles in this edition of Family Focus are designed to increase our awareness of and sensitivity to the challenges and limitations these families face.
- Overview and introduction — Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emerita
- Rethinking the Additive Approach of Cultural Competence for Latinx Immigrant Families — Dee Hill-Zuganelli, Ph.D.
- Standing Outside the Doors of Public Education: African Americans and the Homeschool Movement — Daphne Chambers Harris, Ph.D.; Christal-Joy Turner, M.Ed.; and Brent Welch, M.L.S.
- Experiences of Adult Foster-Care Providers in Facilitating Family Systems — Kelly Munly, Ph.D.; Katherine R. Allen, Ph.D.; and Karen A. Roberto, Ph.D.
- Living in the Guise of Acceptance: Biological Mothers of Children With Intellectual and Developmental Disability — Teresa L. Herbert, B.S.
- Living on the Margins: Sexual and Gender Minorities and Housing Instability — Jasmine M. Routon, M.A.
- Centering the Experiences and Needs of Individuals in Consensually Nonmonogamous Relationships in Family Science — Dominique Kalata, M.A.; and Autumn M. Bermea, Ph.D.
- Amish and Mennonite Families: Increasing Understanding to Improve Access to Health-Care Services — Michele Mayger-Skwirut, CADC, LMFT, CFLE
- Meeting the Needs of Families Separated by Service Member Treatment at a Warrior Transition Unit — Paul Lepley, M.A., LPC; Debra L. Miller, LMSW; Jennifer VanBoxel, LMFT; and Adrian Blow, Ph.D., LMFT
Each issue of NCFR Report features a "Family Focus" section containing research- and practice-based articles on that issue's theme, written by family scholars and professionals. Articles are accepted based on an editorial review process.
Family Focus articles are exclusive to NCFR members. Not a member yet? The winter 2018 issue Understanding Gun Violence From a Family Perspective is open to the public.
News Articles and Member Group Updates
The following news articles and updates below from our summer 2019 issue are open to the public.
- Congratulations to Our 2019 Elected Officers
- Tammy L. Henderson Selected as 2021 NCFR Annual Conference Program Chair
- NCFR Seeks Nominations for 2019 Fellows
- President's Report: The Care Taken in Journal Editor Search Process — Anisa M. Zvonkovic, Ph.D., NCFR President
- Executive Review: Life’s Phases and Stages — How Work and Life Can Coexist — Diane Cushman, NCFR Executive Director
- Directions: Family Life Education Assessment Exam: Pilot-Tested and Ready to Go! — Dawn Cassidy, M.Ed., CFLE, Director of Family Life Education
- NCFR’s Involvement in the Professional Certification Coalition — Jennifer Crosswhite, Ph.D., CFLE, Director of Research and Policy Education
- Success and Lessons Learned From a Peer-Review Workshop — Emma C. Potter, Erin S. Lavender-Stott, and Daniel Potter
- The Value of Membership in NCFR — Bethany Cox, Director of Member Relations
- Ethnic Minorities Section Update — Yolanda T. Mitchell, Ph.D., Section Chair
- Research and Theory Section Update — Kari Adamsons, Ph.D., Section Chair
- Family Policy Section Update — Anne Farrell, Ph.D.; Morgan Cooley, Ph.D., LCSW; Erica Jordan, Ph.D., CFLE; Anthony Ferraro, Ph.D., CFLE; Section Officers
- International Section Update — Mihaela Robila, Ph.D., CFLE, Section Chair; and Grace Chung, Ph.D., Section Chair-Elect (2017–2019)
- Students and New Professionals Leader Highlight: Elizabeth G. Holman, Ph.D., LSW — Andrea L. Roach, Ph.D., CFLE, Students and New Professionals Board Representative
- Families and Health Section Update — Kimberly Greder, Ph.D., CFLE, CFCS, Section Chair
- Ohio Affiliate Update — Audrey R. Kraynak, Ph.D., CFLE, NCSP, Affiliate President
- Congratulations to Our New Certified Family Life Educators for Spring 2019
- The Newest Members of NCFR: Jan. - March 2019
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