National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), founded in 1938, is the oldest multidisciplinary organization focused solely on family research, practice, and education. NCFR is a professional association comprising scholars and family professionals from sociology, psychology, family science, therapy and counseling, human development, social work, and other areas.
NCFR supports family research, education, and outreach through its scholarly journals, annual conference, information resources, member forums, career development, networking activities, and the Certified Family Life Educator credential.
Prominent Associated Figures
Ernest W. Burgess
Evelyn Mills Duvall
David and Vera Mace
William J. Doherty
Philip Cowan and Carolyn Pape Cowan