© National Council on Family Relations
The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) provides a 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.
What NCFR does:
Publishes three scholarly journals - Journal of Marriage and Family, Family Relations, and Journal of Family Theory & Review - plus books, audio/video tapes, and learning tools.
Sponsors an Annual Conference of juried cutting-edge research papers, methods, and practices including research updates for practitioners sessions, and awards for research and services conducted in the family field.
Promotes family life education, sets criteria and guidelines for family life education curriculum, develops other family life education publications and products, and certified family life educators.
Fosters dialogue among family professionals through interaction at the Annual Conference, state/regional Affiliate Councils, special interest Sections, and Focus Groups. Networking and collaboration are actively pursued by NCFR members via the newsletter REPORT internet, listservs, discussion forums, task forces and committees.
For more information on benefits of membership, visit the NCFR website.