Preliminary Program: 1997 FERM Preconference

Preliminary Program: 1997 FERM/FRHD Preconference

Preconference Family Economics and Resource Management Division
Family Relations and Human Development Division

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Thursday, June 19 – 1:00 pm – Friday, June 20 – 5:00 pm:
Public Policy: Economic Impact on Children, Youth & Families


Thursday, June 19th 1:00 Opening Session:

Keynote: Public Policy: Involvement Through Advocacy for Children
Invited speaker from Children’s Defense Fund

Friday, June 20th Noon Session:

Luncheon Speaker: Welfare Reform: Monitoring Well-Being
Invited speaker from Urban League


Networking: Exhibits, Showcases & Posters

Some of the many topics to be covered in presentations and other types of sesssions during the conference include:

  • Work Training Skills of Family Investment Program (FIP) Participants.
  • Economic, Demographic & Attitudinal Characteristics by Family Types.
  • Local Family Impact Seminars: A Model for Public Policy Education.
  • Estimating Economic Impacts of Extension Programs.
  • Presentations Focusing on Coalitions & Linkages.
  • An Examination of the Construct Validity of Managing & Coping
  • Leadership Perspectives: Responding Knowledgeably to Welfare Reform.
  • Family Poverty: A Course in Family Studies & Social Work
  • Work-Family Dependent Care Coalition: Impact of Family Policies.
  • Midwest Small Businesses: Workplace & Personal Life Policies.
  • The Vulnerable Targets of Computer Technology Fraud.
  • Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure Patterns Across the Life Cycle.
  • Health Care Reform: With or Without Consumers?

Other Preconference information