Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 12:00 AM EST
Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST

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Radisson Hotel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
2445 S Acadian Thruway
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Julia Bernard 
Southeastern Council on Family Relations 

Southeastern Council on Family Relations 2018 Conference 

 Families of Tomorrow: The Intersection of Technology, Theory & Practice 

Join family professionals from throughout our nine state region as we come together for:

* Engaging Spepakers * Energizing Paper and Poster Presentations * Enlarging our Network of Colleagues & Friends * Earning Valuable CEUs! 

Host Hotel:  Radisson Hotel

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Rooms are $89 per night.  The hotel is upgrading their system so you need to call Jessica Bell, Sales Adiministrator, to reserve your room and mention that you are with the SECFR Conference.

Jessica Bell, Sales Admininistrator: 225-236-0602

Main number of hotel if Jessica cannot be reached: 225-236-4000

We have developed a document where people who are looking to share a room can locate others who are also looking to share a room.  Click on the link below for more information and to add your name to the document if you are looking to share a room with someone else.


Presentation Submission Information

Submissions are no longer being accepted at this time.

Undergraduate and graduate student awards will be given to the best poster and paper presentations.  There will also be a Student Writing Award offered to one undergraduate or graduate student.

Continuing Education

The SECFR Conference has been approved for 6 contact hours/.6 CEUs for CFLEs

Seeking Student Volunteers

Students interested in volunteering for a 3-hour shift during the conference should contact Juliet Bradley at jbradley2@kaplan.edu to sign up for a volunteer position.  Student volunteers receive a 50% discount on their conference registration fees.  Discount code required to register at the reduced rate.

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are numerous sponsorship opportuniities available for the SECFR Conference.  Some include page advertisements in the conference program: 1/4 page acknowledgment (black & white-$125), Full Page Inside Cover (color-$1000), Full Page Back Cover (color-$1500).  Contact Melissa Rector LaGraff (mrector@utk.edu) if interested.  For more information on all sponsorship opportunities that are available visit the SECFR website: https://southeastern.ncfr.org.

More about Conference Host SECFR

The Southeastern Council on Family Relations (SECFR), a regional affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations, exists to:

(1) provide a NETWORK for collaboration among family professionals,  (2) provide a platform to MENTOR future family professionals (i.e., students), (3) create a voice to PROMOTE programs and policies beneficial for families, and (4) provide a FORUM for dissemination of family research, in its nine member states:

Alabama      Arkansas      Florida       Georgia      Louisiana 

Mississippi     North Carolina     South Carolina     Tennessee

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), founded in 1938, provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and  family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.