National Council on Family Relations

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National Council on Family Relations
AbbreviationNCFR
Formation1938
FoundersPaul Sayre
Ernest Burgess
Sidney E. Goldstein[1]
TypeProfessional organization
Legal statusNon-profit
Professional title
Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)
HeadquartersMinneapolis, Minnesota
Membership (2018[2])
Almost 3,000
Board President
Anisa M. Zvonkovic[3]
Executive Director
Diane L. Cushman
Websitewww.ncfr.org
Formerly called
National Conference on Family Relations

The National Council on Family Relations (abbreviated NCFR) is an American nonprofit, multidisciplinary learned society dedicated to research on all aspects of the family. Founded in 1938 as the National Conference on Family Relations, it was renamed to its current name in 1948.[1][4] Its current executive director is Diane L. Cushman.[5] It publishes three peer-reviewed journals in association with Wiley-Blackwell: the Journal of Marriage and Family, Family Relations, and the Journal of Family Theory & Review.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NCFR History". National Council on Family Relations. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  2. ^ "The Negative Effects of Separating Families at the U.S.-Mexico Border". National Council on Family Relations (Press release). 2018-06-19. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  3. ^ "2018 NCFR Board of Directors". National Council on Family Relations. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  4. ^ Cushman, Diane (2014-06-11). "Building identity". National Council on Family Relations. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  5. ^ "NCFR Staff". National Council on Family Relations. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  6. ^ "About Us". National Council on Family Relations. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  7. ^ Shehan, Constance L. (2016-02-29). The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 4 Volume Set. John Wiley & Sons. p. 1507. ISBN 9780470658451.

Further reading[edit]

  • Jewson, Ruth (1970). "The National Council on Family Relations– Decade of the Sixties". Journal of Marriage and Family. 32 (4): 610–615. JSTOR 350254.

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