What's New, What's News

On Friday, January 30 , 2015 AAMFT Executive Director, Tracy Todd traveled to Wisconsin to meet with the WAMFT Board of Directors, Association leadership and several of our members to field questions about the proposed Restructuring plans and it's impact on our Wisconsin Division.

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.

We are proud to offer scholarships to four Wisconsin MFT students to attend the 2015 WAMFT Spring Conference, covering the $100 registration fee. Students must be current AAMFT student members enrolled in a Master's level program.
Governor Walker is asking the legislature to merge the Department of Safety and Professional Services with the Department of Financial Services.  We will post details as they become available.

We are pleased to announce the results from our recent WAMFT election.  Congratulations to Kim Welk and Shannon Doherty who were elected Directors at Large. Both begin three-year terms on January 1, 2015.  Kim will continue her roles as Chair of the Conference Committee.

Stephani Storkson was elected to a three-year term as Secretary for the Board of Directors, a position she has filled in the past year, following her appointment to fill a vacancy.

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.