Mission, Vision and Values
AFCC is an interdisciplinary, international association of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through the resolution of family conflict. AFCC promotes a collaborative approach to serving the needs of children among those who work in and with family law systems, encouraging education, research and innovation and identifying best practices.
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
Diversity in family structures and cultures
Empowering families to resolve conflict and make decisions about their future
Welcome to Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - Alberta Chapter
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.
You must be a member of AFCC to join the Alberta Chapter
We are Official!
After an incredible amount of work by all of our Board Members and some non-Board Member volunteers we have completed the necessary requirements to have official chapter status within the AFCC parent organization. Now we can focus our energies on member communication and networking and providing outstanding continuing education and professional discussion opportunities.
Stephen Carter, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Association Of Family And Conciliation Courts - Alberta Chapter
Edmonton Supper Club
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6:00 – 9:00
WHOM Dr. Ann Marie Dewhurst of Valerian Consulting and Ms. Monica Johnson with the Social Enhancement Legal Team
WHAT Assessment of risk for future abuse behavior: the value of risk assessment in custody processes
AFCC 55th Annual Conference
Compassionate Family Court Systems:
The Role of Trauma-Informed Jurisprudence
June 6-9, 2018
Apply for the Scholarship from AFCC Alberta Chapter