What's New, What's News

Confidentiality in the Digital Age: Maintaining the Boundaries of Professional Information
Featuring Dr. Mark Hirschmann

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Friday, November 21, 2014 / 9am-1pm
The Sheraton, Madison, Wisconsin

2015 WAMFT Conference
Featuring Liana Lowenstein, MSW
April 19 & 20, 2015
New Venue - Hilton Garden Inn in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Creative Family Therapy Techniques

About the Carl Whitaker Award:

The Carl Whitaker Award is given to a WAMFT member who has distinguished themselves by contributing to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in creative or innovative ways. It is named after Carl Whitaker because he was a pioneer in the marriage and family therapy field. Through his experiential family therapy, he was personally engaged in helping families bring about change and flexibility in the family system.

Governor Scott Walker recently signed seven bills related to mental health services.

“Far too many Wisconsinites are in need of mental health care and because of circumstance or location, are unable to access the care they desperately need,” Governor Walker said. “These bills, which I am proud to sign today, are a huge step forward in the cause to ensure every individual living with mental illness gets the care they need. I thank the members of the Legislature for their bipartisan work on these bills.”

Tammy Conrad, who is currently serving as our Association Secretary will, effective January 1, 2014 begin serving two years as President-Elect followed by two years as President and finally a single year as Past President.  Tammy comes to this place having won a special election earlier this month

AAMFT Videos

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AAMFT Executive Director Tracy Todd gives some highlights from the "AAMFT Scorecard," which covers the second quarter of 2013.
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On July 18, 2013, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) announced a jointly commissioned, independent economic impact study to examine the cost and savings factors for Medicare Part B coverage of private-practice licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs).
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The "2013 AAMFT: First Quarter" provides members a snapshot of the organization's financial health and status as well as accomplishments, activities, and social media engagements. Questions and comments can be posted in the AAMFT Community.
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Executive Director Tracy Todd discusses the AAMFT discusses the AAMFT Scorecard, a periodic update to the membership on the health and activities of the Association.
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AAMFT President Michael Chafin gives an overview of the topics discussed at the Spring 2013 Board of Directors meeting.