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Thanks for checking our preconference. We are excited to start the first Parenting and Family Dynamics Preconference at SPSP, and we are thrilled to have these quality speakers on board.

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Schedule:

8:10-8:15: Welcome

Symposium #1: Factors related to parenting

8:15-8:45: Jeffry Simpson - The effect of unpredictable early childhood environments on parenting in adulthood
8:45-9:15: Amy K. Nuttall - Parentification experiences in childhood impact maternal self-esteem and parenting self-efficacy during the transition to parenthood
9:15-9:45: Melissa Sturge-Apple - Emerging findings on the role of parenatal executive functioning on parenting practices
9:45-10:15: Douglas M. Teti - Parental mental health, bedtime parenting and coparenting, and infant sleep across the first year

Break 10:15-10:30

Symposium #2: Parenting's association with children's development: socioemotional, neural, and personality

10:30-11:00: Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan - Coparenting, fathers’ parenting, and young children's socioemotional development
11:00-11:30: Dylan Gee - Parental influences on frontoamygdala circuitry and emotional development
11:30-12:00: So Young Choe - Perceived parental psychological control, attachment, and externalizing in adolescence and emerging adulthood

12:00-1:00: Lunch & Posters

Symposium #3: Communication, interactions, and narratives in the family context

1:00-1:30: Nairan Ramirez-Esparza - Look who's talking: Social interactions and language development in monolingual and bilingual infants
1:30-2:00: Robyn Fivush - Intergenerational narratives and personal identity
2:00-2:30: Thomas Schofield - Parenting among immigrant families: Taking communication for granted

2:30-2:45: Break

Symposium #4: Methodologies for parenting research

2:45-3:15: Rena Repetti - Naturalistic methods: Opportunities and challenges for the study of parent-child interaction
3:15-3:45: Robert Larzelere - Methodological problems in parenting research and possibilities for overcoming them
3:45-4:15: Brent Donnellan - Using longitudinal SEM to study parent-child dynamics
4:15-4:30: Brent Donnellan - How to use lavaan in R for dyadic longitudinal data analyses (Dr. Donnellan graciously offered to give his R code to the attendees)

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Registration:

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Save $25 when you register for both convention and preconference together!

Registration for preconferences is limited and fills quickly.
Registration is now open and will not reopen once this preconference fills.

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Poster Presenters

Olivia Atherton - Developmental pathways linking parenting practices and effortful control
Jennifer M. Barton - Where do parents fit into health behavior change?: Testing a new theoretical model
Robey B. Champine - Examining barriers and facilitators related to family service access in an early childhood system of care
Hannah Jones-Gordils - The effect of interparental conflict on maternal implicit attitudes about children and discipline strategies
Jin-kyung Lee - Gene and environment interaction in relation to children's social-emotional development
Kasia Plessy - The impact of culture on parenting behavior and perceptions of child discipline
Dawit Thomas - Infant feeding practices in Hadiya culture
Willemijn van Eldik - Personality, depressive symptoms, marital stress, and parenting: An actor-partner interdependency model
Lester Sim - Dyadic associations between prenatal hormone changes and sexual desire over pregnancy

Call for Posters

We are currently recruiting speakers for posters. Anyone who wants to present a poster regarding your research on parenting and family dynamics and personality/social development, please fill out this short form at your earliest convenience.
 
Click here to submit your poster.
 
We will accept poster submissions until all poster spots are filled. For us to be able to get back to you sooner, please let us know that you filled out this form: to So Young ("soyoung" dot "choe" at "usc" dot "edu") and Dr. Jim Fryer ("fryerjw" at "potsdam" dot "edu"). Please use the subject line "Parenting and Family Dynamics Preconference: application submitted" so that we can keep track of activities. 
 
Looking forward to seeing you,
So Young and Jim

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Contact:

So Young Choe, University of Southern California, email: ("soyoung" dot "choe" at "usc" dot "edu")
James Fryer, State University of New York at Potsdam, email: ("fryerjw" at "potsdam" dot "edu")

 

 
 
 
 
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