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	Parenting and Family Dynamics
Location: Room TBD  |  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Parenting and Family Dynamics preconference will return with a fresh slate of topics: fathering, culture, and resilience. Moreover, we will have a group discussion/speed mentoring session led by renowned professors in the field (themes are listed below). In addition, the developer of the blavvan package in R will teach us how to use his package for Bayesian latent modeling, and the talks will include diverse methods such as neuroscience, observation, narratives, and DNA analysis.

We are accepting poster abstract submissions. Please check the Posters section for submission guidance and the submission link.

8:00-8:05             So Young Choe – Growth of this preconference and vision for it

Symposium #1:  Fathers, the neglected parents
8:05-8:35             Brenda L. Volling – Fathering in the 21st Century: Who, what, and where
8:35-9:05             Natasha J. Cabrera - Fathers and mothers: Contributions to children's development
9:05-9:35             Vicky Phares – Fathers, mothers, and developmental psychopathology
9:35-10:05          James K. Rilling – Fatherhood and the brain

Break, 10:05-10:15

Symposium #2:  Methodologies for parenting and family research
10:15-11:00       Ed Merkle – blavaan: Bayesian latent variable modeling with R

Posters 11:00-12:15

Lunch 11:30-12:30

Symposium #3:  Cultural aspects of parenting
12:30-1:00          Geoffrey L. Brown – Unmarried, African American fathers of young children: Multiple levels of influence on fathering behavior
1:00-1:30             Shauna M. Cooper – Fatherhood ideologies, stereotype awareness, and African American fathers' parenting practices
1:30-2:00             Charissa S. L. Cheah – Understanding warmth and control in Asian American parenting
2:00-2:30             So Young Choe – Perception of parental psychological control in different cultures

Break, 2:30-2:40

Moving seats to form groups for the Group discussion/Speed mentoring session, 2:40-2:45

Symposium #4:  Diverse expressions and perspectives on resilience
2:45-3:15             Tuppett M. Yates – Diverse pathways to resilience
3:15-3:45             Jordan A. Booker – Memories of parents and grandparents as sources of guidance and strength for young adults

Group discussion/Speed mentoring
3:45-4:30             Please join your group and enjoy the discussion (group organization will be announced later, after most of the attendees would have registered.)

1.  Coparenting (Sarah J. Schoppe-Sullivan & Geoffrey L. Brown)
2.  Beyond money: Fathers' contribution to children's development (Natasha J. Cabrera)
3.  Brainstorming session for how to get fathers involved in research (Vicky Phares & Brenda Volling)
4.  Fatherhood and the Brain (James K. Rilling)
5.  Cultural research on parenting/child development (Charissa S. L. Cheah & Shauna M. Cooper)
6.  Promoting resilience in diverse communities (Tuppett M. Yates & Jordan A. Booker)
7.  Keeping up with statistics developments (Ed Merkle & Amy K. Nuttall)
8.  How to write winning grant proposals/fellowship applications (Robert Laird)
9.  What to do to publish in peer reviewed journals (Melissa Sturge-Apple, an associate editor of the Journal of Family Psychology and Development and Psychopathology)

4:30 Group photo :)

We welcome posters about parenting/family and personality/emotional/social psychology, and people may present the same posters at this preconference and the main convention. To submit your applications for posters at this preconference, please fill out this form; you will need the list of authors, title, keywords for your topic, age group and ethnicity of your sample(s), methodologies adopted, and brief descriptions for your aim, method, results, and implication.

The confirmed posters follow:

# Coparenting

  • Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Nuttall, A. K., & Berrigan, M. N. – Longitudinal trajectories and predictors of new mothers' and fathers' perceptions of undermining coparenting.
  • Azhari, A., Lim, M., Bornstein, M. H. & Esposito, G.– Co-Parenting an infant facilitates spousal brain-to-brain synchrony
  • Quigley, A. N. & Lickenbrock, D. M. – Examining infant temperament and parental psychopathology spillover on infant emotion regulation with mothers and fathers.
  • Pinks, M. E.*, Pham, C. N.*, Shai, D. & Borelli, J. L. – Physiological indicators of stress: Associations between testosterone and cortisol with parenting outcomes. (*These two authors contributed equally.)
  • Black, S. R., Aaron, L., Brabham, D. R., & Kaplan, R. M. – Physiological attunement in mother- versus father-child dyads.
  • Kaplan, R. M., Black, S. R., Dougherty, L. R., & Klein, D. N. – Investigating parental psychopathology as a potential moderator between early childhood cortisol reactivity and irritability in middle childhood and early adolescence.

# Fathering

  • Kopystynska, O., Bradford, K., & Higginbotham, B. – Psychological distress, destructive interparental conflict, and parenting among married and unmarried fathers.
  • Logan, G. – Expanding perspectives of fatherhood involvement: Results from a national study.
  • Causey, S., Barnes, A., Edwards, D., & Coard, S. I. – Black fathering and racial socialization: A qualitative study.
  • Turner, J. J., Bradford, K. & Higginbotham, B. J. – Addressing the subjective well-being of incarcerated fathers: The role of fatherhood education programs.
  • Garrity, B., White, A. C., Hampton, F. E. K., Gilliland, S., Takahashi, K., Garcia, C., & Squires, C. – Fathers as secondary caregivers: Fathers' role perception and its influence on their well-being.
  • Hampton, F. E. K., White, A. C., Garrity, B., Gilliland, S., Takahashi, K., Garcia, C. & Squires. C. – Understanding how fathers navigate discrepant role expectations: Societal vs. personal.
  • White, A. C., Hampton, F. E. K., Garrity, B., Gilliland, S., Takahashi, K., Garcia, C., & Squires, C. – Living for the future without a tomorrow: Fathers' motivation and perceptions of fathering efficacy.
  • White, A. C., Garcia, C., Hampton, F. E. K., Takahashi, K., Schoby, A., Smith, T., & Squires, C. – Exploring the relation between child barriers and expressive father involvement: Role identification as a mediator.

# Mothering

  • Brabham, D. R., Black, S. R., & Scaramella, L. V. – Longitudinal analysis of mothers' parenting consistency effects on children's adjustment.
  • Aviv, E., McCarthy, R., Athan, A., Gurbans-Singh, N., Sharma, N., & Corso, S. – Trends and themes in research on motherhood: A systematic review across psychology and medicine.

# Culture

  • Wu, J., Williams. A, I., & Chen, S. H. –  Bilingualism and parental expressions of love and care in Chinese immigrant families.
  • Zhang, E., Wang, L., Liu, C. H., & Chen, S. H. – Beyond “culture”: Authoritative and authoritarian parenting in Chinese immigrants is associated with variations in self-regulation and social class.
  • Wynsma, R. L., & Fung, J. J. – The relation between psychological control and depression in ethnic minority youth: The mediating role of emotion regulation.
  • Hill, T. Y. & Palacios, N. – The influence of parental warmth and stress on reading achievement through Approaches to Learning: Variation by race/ethnicity.
  • Tulagan, N. B. & Eccles, J. S. – Patterns of academic, cultural, and racial socialization among African-American adolescents: Links to positive parent-child relationship.

# Resilience/Adversity

  • Coulombe, B. R. & Yates, T. M. – The relational roots of prosocial behavior.
  • Trang, D. T., & Yates, T. M. – Parents' psychological symptoms, sense of helplessness, and psychological control practices.
  • Ammons, C., Nicholson, B., Leuty, M., & Tamkin, V. – Parental attachment and adult attachment: The moderating role of dispositional forgiveness and gratitude.
  • Aviles, A. I., Jacobvitz, D., & Hazen, N. – Childhood emotional abuse & maternal depressive symptoms over the transition to parenthood.
  • Ballinger, A.L., Nuttall, A. K., Levendosky, A. A., & Bogat, G. A. – Impact of prenatal representations on preschool externalizing in contexts of family violence.
  • Aaron, L., Brabham, D. R., Kaplan, R. M., & Black, S. R. – Adversity and adrenocortical attunement in pre-adolescence.

'soyoung' dot 'choe' at 'csusb' dot 'edu

University of Alabama
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2020 Annual Convention
February 27-29, 2020
New Orleans, LA USA