Florida Association of Marriage and Family Counseling (FAMFC)
2016-2017 FAMFC Leadership:
FAMFC President - Dr. Cherise Murphy - Dr.Murphy@hotmail.com
FAMFC President Elect - Shon Smith - FCAPresident2013@gmail.com
FAMFC Treasurer -Rosslin Horton - rohorton@Argosy.edu
FAMFC Secretary - Adriana Oberhausen - OberhausenA1@SUAGM.edu
FAMFC Graduate Student Rep - Paige Harbey - firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMFC Past President - Dr. Cherise Murphy - Dr.Murphy@hotmail.com
Click here to see pics from our recent FAMFC Inclusive Family Garden Professional Development Event!
The Florida Association for Marriage and Family Counselors (FAMFC) is the newest division to join the Florida Counseling Association. The FAMFC, a chapter of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, promotes the value of marriage and family counseling through public awareness, professional development, and advocacy, as well as supporting and unifying marriage and family counselors in all settings, resulting in high quality practices in Florida.
The mission of the Florida Association of Marriage and Family Counselors is to promote the value of marriage and family counseling through public awareness, professional development, and advocacy, as well as supporting and unifying marriage and family counselors in all settings, resulting in high quality practices in Florida.
The purpose of the FAMFC is to enhance marriage and the family by conducting and fostering programs of education in the field of marriage and family counseling by: stimulating, promoting, and conducting programs of research in the field of couples and family counseling; by conducting scientific and educational meetings and conferences; by disseminating information on couples and family counseling to increase public awareness; by establishing contacts with other organizations for scientific and educational pursuits; by examining conditions which create barriers to marriage and families, and working to remove them; and to engage in such other activities as may be desirable or required to accomplish the foregoing objectives and purposes. The association is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes.
- To promote high standards of marriage and family counseling.
- To promote public policy advocacy.
- To provide educational opportunities for marriage and family counselors.
- To provide an organizational structure and support to fulfill our mission.
- To maintain and enhance communication among our membership.
- To promote public awareness of marriage and family counseling.
- To encourage partnerships with other professional stakeholders.
On July 20, 2016: The EB is in place with all roles filled: Pres.-Dr. Cherise Murphy; Pres. Elect-Dr. Shon Smith; Secretary-Adriana Oberhausen, MA; Treasurer-Rosslin Horton; Graduate Student Representative-Paige Harbey/Professional Development and Community Committee Chair-Paige Harbey. This decision will continue through from the time period of July 20, 2016-June 30, 2017.