Program – 2017 NWCFR Conference

Thursday, April 20th

Native American Student and Community Center
 710 SW Jackson Street 

1:00     Registration
1:30     Welcome
1:45     Opening Keynote: Dr. Rick Settersten – “Flux: What Science Tells Us About Making Transitions Across the Life Course.”
3:00    Poster Session Presentations & Snacks
4:00     Professional Roundtables
5:10    Closing

Friday, April 21st

School of Social Work
6th Floor of Academic & Student Recreation Center (SW 6th Ave & SW Harrison)

8:00   Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30   Breakout Session 1

-An Intersubjective Approach to Couples Counseling (Dr. Jeff Cook, LPC)

-Youth Mentoring in a Rural Context: Results of a Qualitative Dissertation (Dr. Joy Lile)

-(Dis)ability in Practice: From Concept to Context (Dr. Rayna Sage)

9:40   Breakout Session 2

-Family Structures and Measurements for Studying Families: A Project (Dr. Todd Martin)

-Family Conversations Regarding End of Life Concerns: A Community-University Partnership (Dr. Margaret Manoogian & Melissa Lindley)

-Family structure and the rise in Oregon’s rural child poverty rate (Dr. David W. Rothwell & Timothy M. Ottusch)

Native American Student and Community Center
 710 SW Jackson Street 

11:30     Closing Keynote: Dr. William Allen – “Nest excursions: How families cope with how members emerge from home.”
12:30    Lunch
1:00      Poster Awards & Closing