SECFR Conference 2016

Thank you all for attending the Southeastern Council on Family Relations 2016 Conference!

We appreciate everyone’s attendance, and thank you again to all of our plenary presenters, Dr. Hernandez-Reif, Dr. Mancini, and Dr. Yelland, as well as all of our speakers.  All of you made the conference a big success!

PowerPoint presentation from 2016 plenary speaker Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif is available by clicking here.

PowerPoint presentation from 2016 plenary speaker Dr. Jay Mancini is available by clicking here.

PowerPoint presentation from 2016 plenary speaker Dr. Erin Yelland is available by clicking here.

The article by Elizabeth Gershoff that was referenced in Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif’s presentation is available by clicking here.

For more information on the Plenary Presenters, click here.

To access the program for the SECFR 2016 Conference, click here.

Learn more about our 2016 conference SERVICE PARTNER by clicking Family Promise of Greater Orlando.

View pictures from the SECFR 2016 Conference below.  Pictures can also be found on the SECFR Facebook page.

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Past SECFR Conferences

SECFR 2015 Conference

Promoting Family Resilience Through Community Partnerships
March 5-7, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn
Shreveport, Louisiana

SECFR/ALAMFT 2013 Conference

Making a Difference for Families in the Southeast
February 21 - 23, 2013
Embassy Suites-Hoover Hotel
Birmingham, Alabama

SECFR 2012 Conference

Looking Out for Families in the Southeast
March 1 - 2, 2012
Chattanooga Marriott
Chattanooga, Tennessee

SECFR 2011 Conference

We Shall Overcome: Changing the Status Quo for Families in the Southeast
March 3 - 4, 2011
DoubleTree Hotel
Birmingham, Alabama

Leadership Opportunities

Are you interested in holding a leadership role in your regional affiliate council? Open SECFR Officer positions are below. Contact James Duncan for more information.

  • President elect
  • Membership Vice President elect
  • Proposal Vice President elect
  • Secretary
  • Undergraduate Student Adviser
  • Graduate Student Adviser
  • North Carolina Member-at-Large
  • South Carolina Member-at-Large
  • Tennessee Member-at-Large

2019 SECFR Conference

  • April 11-13, 2019.
  • “The Evolution of Relationships: Changing Social Roles.”
  • Bentonville, Arkansas Four Points by Sheraton.
  • A professional/CEU opportunity.
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Kayla Reed-Fitzke – LMFT-Project Co-Manager of the Emerging Adult Healthy Relationships Study (2013-2016), Co-Chair for the NCFR Military Families and Children Focus Group.