This is a private meeting of this committee.
Each Section will meet separately for 40 minutes and then come together for round table discussions with the Families and Health and Family Policy Sections combined to create collaborations across research, practice, policy and future NCFR conference presentations.
All attendees are welcome to attend the member meetings of NCFR Sections. These are opportunities for you to become more involved with NCFR and the Sections that match your areas of interest.
The Family Policy Section is sponsored this year by Iowa State University.
This preconference experience will connect you with local Minneapolis organizations that have recognized some of the unique needs of youth in their communities and are working to support them during a significant developmental stage.
Those who are interested in forming an African Families Focus Group are invited to attend.Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.
The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families will host a free mentoring/networking lunch to connect students and new professionals with leaders in the field, particularly those studying Hispanic children and families.
Please note: Advance signup was required for this event. Signup is now closed.
Come to hear the talks from the 2014 and 2016 Arcus Award Winners:
Exploring Effective Family Life Education and Educators in the Cyber Age, Judith Myers-Walls
The Role of the Family Life Educator in Program Implementation, Sharon Ballard
Bring your lunch and keep the conversation going! This hour is an opportunity for attendees to talk more about the plenary presentation.
Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.
Poster topics include trauma-sensitive environments; research, theory, and methodology; sexuality; siblings; parenting; religiosity in married couples; and more.
Poster topics include family adversity and risk behaviors, international perspectives on family relations, marriage and parenting, cross-cultural issues, African Americans, and more.
Poster topics include families of children with special health care needs, families at risk, family strengths and resilience, risky behaviors and violence, and work and families.
Poster topics include intimate partner violence, education and Latinos, family life education, obesity, divorce, professional development and technology, and more.