The description of AFCC Events
The AFCC Events app allows you to view events; browse the schedule and make a custom itinerary; send private messages to attendees; view the exhibit hall and venue maps; search sponsor and exhibitor listings; browse speaker profiles; find your way to local places with a GPS-enabled map; and mark new connections to follow up with later. You can also access session handouts ahead of time, view general event information and get timely updates from AFCC.
AFCC is the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts—the premier interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to the resolution of family conflict. AFCC promotes a collaborative approach to serving the needs of children among those who work in and with family law systems, encouraging education, research and innovation, and identification of best practices. Members include judges, lawyers, mediators, psychologists, researchers, policymakers, academics, counselors, court-connected service professionals, court administrators, custody evaluators, psychiatrists, parenting coordinators, social workers, parent educators, and financial professionals.
AFCC holds interdisciplinary conferences for family law, mental health and dispute resolution professionals. These events provide a unique opportunity for participants to meet the authors of bestselling books, researchers who conduct the landmark studies, and other leaders in the field from throughout the world. The interdisciplinary collaboration and the incredible breadth and depth of conference programs make every AFCC conference a memorable experience.
AFCC membership is an investment in your professional excellence. There is no better way to keep pace with the rapidly changing environment for those who work with families in conflict than being an AFCC member. Membership provides you with the latest information, most knowledgeable resources and access to supportive colleagues, saving you time and money. Member benefits include: an international network of colleagues available through the AFCC online searchable directory; the monthly AFCC eNEWS, which provides practice tips, research updates, relevant news and keeps members informed about AFCC events and initiatives; a subscription to Family Court Review the quarterly academic and research journal of AFCC in print and electronic format; an online resource center for professionals and parents; the AFCC Parenting Coordination Network (listserv) to share techniques, referrals, and network with members who serve as parenting coordinators or are interested in this role; reports, research and practice guidelines and standards from the AFCC Center for Excellence in Family Court Practice inform the work of practitioners with the most up-to-date thinking in the field; referrals and assistance from the AFCC staff to help you find the information you need.
AFCC conferences and training programs are a great way to meet colleagues, network with innovators, learn from the best in our field, discover new ideas and recharge your batteries. AFCC Chapters provide networking opportunities, education and advocacy at the local level. Participation on AFCC committees, task forces and projects provides opportunities to collaborate on contributions to the field.
Members receive substantial discounts on conference and training registration, exhibiting and advertising, a 15% discount on AFCC publications, 20% discount on publications from Wiley Publishing, which includes Wiley-Blackwell and Jossey-Bass, and professional Liability Insurance through Complete Equity Markets, Inc.
Visit www.afccnet.org to learn more about AFCC and register for an event today at www.afccnet.org.