The Chapter’s expanding membership includes judges, attorneys, mediators, mental health professionals, agency leaders, court administrators, program developers, educators, researchers, and advocates. By offering trainings and conferences, interdisciplinary consultation and networking, mentorship opportunities, and the development of state-specific practice standards, the Chapter offers its members opportunities to keep apprised of current research, new developments in the field, legislative progress, and trends in the Oregon courts.
Membership involvement at all levels is encouraged, whether it is by taking on a leadership role, volunteering time or expertise, providing financial support or by ad hoc participation and input. As professionals in the field of resolving family conflict, AFCC Oregon Chapter members are committed to following guidelines for best practices, engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration, providing high-quality service, and upholding the highest of ethical standards in our respective fields
What is 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 members are the leading practitioners, researchers, teachers and policymakers in the family court arena.
A justice system in which all professionals work collaboratively through education, support, and access to services to achieve the best possible outcome for children and families.
- Collaboration and respect among professions and disciplines
- Learning through inquiry, discussion and debate
- Innovation in addressing the needs of families and children in conflict
- Empowering families to resolve conflict and make decisions about their future
The AFCC Oregon Chapter is a 501 (c) (3) entity, and is accepting tax-deductible donations.