AFCC is the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – this entity is the  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.

AFCC 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 the AFCC Center for Excellence in Family Court Practice, AFCC places an ongoing emphasis on issues including case management, domestic violence, family law education and the integration of research into practice and policy. 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.

Helpful AFCC Resources

Guidelines for Court-Involved Therapy

Guidelines for Parenting Coordination

Mental Health Consultants & Child Custody Evaluations

Model Standards of Practice for Child Custody Evaluation

Model Standards of Practice for Family and Divorce Mediation

Standards For Supervised Visitation Practice

Standards For Supervised Visitation Practice