Annual Conference

37th Annual Oklahoma Council on Family Relations Conference

April 13, 2018

“Multigenerational Family Relationships: Families Thriving Together”

Please click here to submit a proposal for the 2018 annual conference. 


Proposal Submission Requirements

  • Author(s) name(s) and contact information (emails)
  • Submit a title that doesn’t exceed 100 characters and a presentation description, which doesn’t exceed 500 words
  • Preferred presentation format
  • Brief first author biosketch

Student Paper & Poster Award

An award will be given for the top student research paper and poster at the conference luncheon

This years registration fee is waived for 1st author; other presenters will need to pay the registration fee. 


Oklahoma Council on Family Relations 2018 Annual Conference will feature posters, round tables, workshops, and networking opportunities.

OKCFR invites a broad array of proposals from students, instructors, researchers, family life educators, practitioners, and advocates for a variety of interest areas and issues including: diversity, aging, applied programs, parenting, marriage, interpersonal relationships, family development, violence and neglect, childhood and adolescence, mental health and well being, professional education and development, theory, research methodology, risk and resilience, prevention and intervention strategies, and public policy.


Keynote Speaker

Whiteny Bailey, PhD., Associate Professor in Adult & Aging and Caregiving State Specialist

at Oklahoma State University

Dr. Bailey conducts applied scholarship in the area of Family Gerontology, examining family and relational processes of aging. Specifically engaging in applied research on caregiving processes.




National Council on Family Relations
The Oklahoma Council on Family Relations is an affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations