Interest Networks & Engagement Programs

AAMFT’s engagement programs are benefits designed to enhance your member experience. With opportunities to get involved at the leadership level, advocacy efforts, and peer or training relationships, AAMFT engagement programs offer a key way to expand your membership and make vital connections to drive your career.

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Interested in adding an engagement program to enhance your membership?

Add a benefit in two easy ways:
  1. During Application or Renewal: Select the program to add to your membership through the online application.
  2. Mid-renewal Cycle: Click Join Now to add the program.
Questions? Call AAMFT at 703-838-9808 during regular business hours or email central@aamft.org. One of our membership staff will assist you in adding the program(s). 

 
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AAMFT’s Geographic Engagement Programs are benefits designed to enhance your member experience. Members have the option to join programs in various U.S. states and Canadian provinces that focus on advocacy, education, and networking with a local flavor. With opportunities to get involved at the leadership level, in vital advocacy efforts, or in peer or training relationships, joining a Geographic Engagement Program offers a key way to enhance and expand your membership.


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Alabama

Alabama Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

ALAMFT will be the primary education, training, and networking resource for those practicing systemic and relational therapies in Alabama. The mission of ALAMFT is to provide opportunities for professional development, education, and growth to enhance the delivery of marriage and family therapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups in Alabama. ALAMFT will advocate in partnership with the Family Team for practice parity for MFTs in Alabama. 

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Arizona

Arizona Network for AAMFT

The Arizona Interest Network of AAMFT will be the primary education, training, and networking resource for MFT’s and all those practicing systemic and relational therapies in Arizona. Our mission for the next year is to focus on increasing member retention and member participation in our events and community outreach. Our goal will be to educate our leadership team and volunteers on new AAMFT and Arizona Network policies and procedures to enhance our systems and overall workflow. This is important to our mission because it allows us to produce and promote more educational opportunities for members, increase community outreach and encourage member retention. We will work to bring more continuing education opportunities in person and virtually. We are working to create a steady stream of conference and community outreach volunteers to encourage the membership retention and interaction.

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Colorado

Rocky Mountain Family Therapy Network

We are a vibrant community of relational and systemic practitioners who are dedicated to maintaining the strength, visibility, and relevance of marriage and family therapy in the Rocky Mountain region by providing opportunities for local networking, ethical development, and ongoing growth of our members throughout their professional lifespan.

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Connecticut

Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The mission of the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) is to provide opportunities for professional development and growth to enhance the delivery of marriage and family therapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups. CTAMFT is committed to protecting the marriage and family therapy profession through active advocacy and legislative efforts.

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Georgia

Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

GAMFT provides leadership and expertise in systems-oriented, relationship-focused therapy; serving as a unique resource for prelicense, licensure, supervision and practice management information and assistance; and advances continuous improvement in marriage and family therapy through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and collaborative policy positions.

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Idaho

Idaho Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The Idaho Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (IDAMFT) is a regional network of AAMFT. Recognizing that relationships profoundly impact the health, well-being and effective functioning of individuals, couples, families, and communities, IDAMFT exists to advance excellence in our profession, expand access to our services, and promote the idea that problems and their solutions are best understood in the larger context of relationships.

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Indiana

Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (IAMFT) is an Independent Affiliate of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). IAMFT provides advocacy, continuing education, and networking for marriage and family therapists (MFTs) in the Hoosier state.  The mission of IAMFT in providing this advocacy, continuing education, and networking is fourfold: 1) to promote the common professional interests of its members; 2) to represent marriage and family therapy (MFT) as a distinct mental health profession to the public and to governing bodies; 3) to maintain the ethical standards of AAMFT; and 4) to support the well-being of Indiana families, couples, and individuals.

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Kentucky 

Kentucky Interest Network

The Kentucky Interest Network (KIN) is promoting the following goals: 1) Advocacy: Preserve in some organized way advocacy for the MFT profession in Kentucky, 2) Education: Preserve in some organized way an MFT network and an MFT CE resource, and 3) Professional Network: Preserve the cultivation of leaders for the next generation of MFTs in Kentucky.

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Montana

Montana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

We are the Montana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT), a statewide Independent Affiliate (formally a division of AAMFT) that provides members with networking and educational events, state advocacy, and the opportunity to connect with other members online to address practice-related questions, resources, and the latest updates on what is happening in our profession

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire Interest Network

The New Hampshire Interest Network’s mission is to cultivate engagement and organization among Marriage and Family Therapists and allied mental health professionals, maintain regular, quality trainings in systems models and other topics relevant to the practice of Marriage and Family Therapy. NHAMFT also provides mentoring meetings to guide early career MFTs, networking and social events for MFTs, and advocacy both for the Marriage and Family Therapy profession and for issues of importance to MFTs and their clients.

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New York

New York Interest Network

The New York Network (NYMFTN) aims to advance the profession and the practice of Marriage and Family Therapy by promoting the common professional interest of Marriage and Family Therapists in New York State.

We represent the profession to the public, before governmental bodies, and other agencies, work to establish professional standards, protect our license, and develop professional opportunities and trusted relationships within the scope of our field.

We provide a range of benefits to our members including: 8 continuing education credits included with membership, networking events, student exam-prep group, student leadership and mentorship, community and network building spaces, strong legislative advocacy and information, and professional resources.

 


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North Carolina

North Carolina Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The mission of the North Carolina Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is to promote the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy in order to improve the health and well-being of families, couples and individuals throughout the state of North Carolina.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

OKAMFT serves the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy in Oklahoma by providing networking and continuing education opportunities. OKAMFT also serves as an advocacy organization by fulfilling the legal mandate to provide recommendations to the Governor for appointments to the Oklahoma Board of Behavioral Health Licensing and working to advocate for the LMFT license and MFT profession in Oklahoma. 

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Ontario

Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (OAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy in Ontario. We are an international independent affiliate of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). We represent the professional interests of more than 200 members within Ontario.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The Pennsylvania Association for Marriage and Family Therapists are a geographical based organization of volunteers passionate about the profession and practice of marriage and family therapy.  We are dedicated to the growth of the profession and professional practice as well as upholding the excellence and distinction of our profession in the state of Pennsylvania. Our mission is to enhance the professional development of MFTs, throughout the life span of their career, by promoting licensure and continuing education, by fostering regional networking, and modeling career and practice development opportunities for our members.  We vigilantly advocate on behalf of our license, encourage parity across mental health disciplines, and defend threats to our profession.

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South Carolina

South Carolina Interest Network

The mission of the South Carolina Interest Network is to provide opportunities for MFTs to connect with, learn from, and advocate with each other in the Palmetto state. Our primary engagement activities are an annual conference as well as smaller scale trainings, regular networking events throughout the state, and advocacy efforts to help advance and protect the profession.

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Tennessee

Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is an affiliate of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. TNAMFT’s mission is to advocate for the wellbeing of families and to support the profession and practice of marriage and family therapy. 

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Washington

Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

“We network, educate, and advocate for the enrichment of our members, the advancement of our profession, and the health of our communities” – WAMFT Mission Statement

The WAMFT Mission statement was adopted in 2004. Since then, WAMFT leadership has been successful in supporting this mission in numerous ways. Through successful engagement of its members, WAMFT has created cutting edge educational events and networking opportunities, supported boots on the ground local advocacy, honored its members who have, with excellence, nurtured and promoted the profession and practice of marriage and family therapy, and has prioritized its students and emerging professionals with training and mentoring opportunities.

One of the key components in our mission statement is “the advancement of our profession.” While providing programs that enrich our members is important, it is critical we also focus on ways to support the profession. A key focus is to invest in our students and emerging professionals. They are our future. Another key objective in advancing the profession is through our legislative work.

Accordingly, WAMFT is prioritizing the following four goals: • Advocacy • Education • Networking • Leadership Development and Student Scholarship

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

WAMFT connects members and builds valuable relationships to promote the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy in Wisconsin and beyond. Through advocacy, education and networking we are committed to maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards for the public we serve. WAMFT offers professional development, networking, and educational opportunities through our connect and relationship with our members and colleagues. We offer conferences, web-based learning opportunities, as well as online and in-person networking events. We are the principal voice in legislative efforts that represent the best interests of Marriage and Family Therapists in Wisconsin.

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Wyoming

Rocky Mountain Family Therapy Network

We are a vibrant community of relational and systemic practitioners who are dedicated to maintaining the strength, visibility, and relevance of marriage and family therapy in the Rocky Mountain region by providing opportunities for local networking, ethical development, and ongoing growth of our members throughout their professional lifespan.

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