Welcome to AFCC-NY

The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - New York Chapter

New York AFCC Chapter was formed in 2002 as an organization where individual judges, lawyers, court administrators and personnel, mental health professionals, mediators, and all those concerned with the welfare of children and families can dialogue and network with each other about how to improve the treatment of families and children in the court.

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AFCC NY Annual May Symposium

May 3, 2024 – Harvard Club of New York City

AFCC NY Program 2:00 PM – 5:40 PM
On-site Registration begins at 1:30 PM
AFCC NY Members please register at this link
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CE Credits are pending

Welcome to AFCC-NY

The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – New York Chapter

New York AFCC Chapter was formed in 2002 as an organization where individual judges, lawyers, court administrators and personnel, mental health professionals, mediators, and all those concerned with the welfare of children and families can dialogue and network with each other about how to improve the treatment of families and children in the court.

AFCC-NY

Professionals Resolving Family Conflicts

 

New York AFCC Chapter is the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – the premier interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to the resolution of family conflict. New York AFCC Chapter members are the leading practitioners, researchers, teachers and policymakers in the family court arena. New York AFCC Chapter Network members are the association’s best and most important resource.

 

New York AFCC Chapter membership network provides an international network of collegiality, support and timely access to information and resources. New York AFCC Chapter members gather, in person and electronically, to exchange information, share perspectives and work collaboratively on projects. New York AFCC Chapter’s website, members and staff can quickly help identify resources and information that benefit the busy professional.

New York AFCC Chapter convenes members of multiple disciplines in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, from all over the world. New York AFCC Chapter is unique as a professional association because members do not all share a common profession. Rather, New York AFCC Chapter members share a strong commitment to education, innovation and collaboration in order to benefit communities, empower families and promote a healthy future for children.

AFCC: New York Chapter

Collaborative Leadership to Improve Practice and Policy

New York AFCC Chapter plays a leadership role and collaborates with leading organizations on major reform initiatives and training in family law and domestic relations practice and policy. Through AFCC Center for Excellence in Family Court Practice, New York AFCC Chapter places an ongoing emphasis on issues including case management, domestic violence, family law education and the integration of research into practice and policy. National AFCC partners include the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Hofstra Law School Center for Children, Families and the Law, Battered Women’s Justice Project, Werner Institute for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, University of Baltimore School of Law Center for Children, Families and the Courts, Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Civitas ChildLaw Center, Resolution Systems Institute and Marquette University Law School Dispute Resolution Program.

New York AFCC Chapter and its members serve as catalysts for generating major reforms. Dispute resolution processes such as child custody mediation, parenting coordination and divorce education are just a few of the innovative ideas developed by New York AFCC Chapter members. New York AFCC Chapter has developed Practice Guidelines and Standards for family and divorce mediation, child custody evaluation, parenting coordination, brief focused assessment and court-involved involved therapists. Task forces and special projects address the ongoing challenges faced by New York AFCC Chapter members and the families they serve. New York AFCC Chapter actively disseminates innovations and ideas to its members.  The ripple effect can be seen in courts and communities throughout the world.

An Investment in 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 a New York AFCC Chapter member. Your membership will provide you with the latest information, most knowledgeable resources and access to supportive colleagues, saving you valuable time and money.

Networking with Innovators

  • Conferences and training programs are a great way to meet colleagues, discover new ideas and recharge your batteries.
  • AFCC Chapters provide local networking opportunities, education and advocacy.
  • Participation on AFCC committees, task forces and projects provides opportunities to collaborate on contributions to the field.
  • Mentorship opportunities for students and young professionals.

AFCC 61st Annual Conference

Coping with Transition: Individual, Family, and Beyond

Boston, Massachusetts | June 5-8, 2024
See complete Registration information at the AFCC website

 

 

 

Attend a Free Online Discussion

April 11, 2024 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT

 

Register to attend this free session to learn more about an upcoming 30-hour training session: Meeting with Children: A Child Centered Approach.

This session will provide information about the upcoming exciting “Meeting with Children” training, which will run virtually and in person from June through September 2024, featuring international trainers Jon Graham from Sydney, Australia and Lorri Yasenik from Calgary, Canada

Details here. 

AFCC NY Annual May Symposium

May 3, 2024 – Harvard Club of New York City

AFCC NY Program 2:00 PM – 5:40 PM
On-site Registration begins at 1:30 PM
AFCC NY Members please register at this link
CE Credits are pending

Upcoming Events

AFCC – AAML Joint Program

May 3, 2024 | Registration at 1:30 PM
Program 2:00 PM to 5:40 PM
Reception to follow
Check your email for details

AFCC 61st Annual Conference

Coping with Transitions:
Individual, Family and Beyond
June 5-8 | Sheraton Boston Hotel
Visit www.afccnet.org for details

Special Event – April 11, 2024

5:30 PM EDT – Free Preview of Meeting with Children: A Child Centered Approach.
Chapter Members Register Here

 

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