Indiana Division


Register Today!
2018 Annual Spring Conference
March 2nd
Families and Forgiveness:
Therapy, Healing and the Ethics of Reconciliation

Keynote Presenter: Dr. Terry Hargrave

Graduate Student Research Award
Visit with Exhibitors and Sponsors
Network with Your Professional Peers

Optional IAMFT Member Mixer - Detour American Grille & Bar

Earn up to 6.5 CEUs - Approved for all Behavioral Health & Human Services Professionals

Early Bird Deadline is February 23rd!

Click to download the registration flyer - 2018 IAMFT SC Flyer 

Register Online - Click Here!

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am Welcome
8:35 - 10:00 am Session Begins
10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:45 am Session Continued
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Association Meeting/Awards & More!
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch 
1:15 - 3:15 pm Session Continued
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 5:00 pm Session Conclusion

Click to download opportunities - Exhibitor Form SC 2018

Holy Spirit Parish at Geist - Parish Life Center
10350 Glaser Way
Fishers, IN 46037

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*CEUs approved for all Behavioral Health & Human Services Professionals




Call for Graduate Student Research Awards

Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

IAMFT seeks applications for its annual Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA).  This award honors and supports an outstanding student research project.  Proposals from students at the master’s or doctoral level will be considered.

Applications for the 2018 GSRA will be reviewed by a team of judges on the criteria of innovativeness, methodological soundness, potential contribution to the field of marriage and family therapy, and likelihood of the study to be completed in the proposed timeline.

The 2018 GSRA will be presented during the IAMFT Spring Conference on March 2, 2018. The award recipient will receive a certificate and a monetary award of $250 to support the cost of the study.

All materials must be received by 12:00 midnight,
Monday, January 15, 2018

Submit application and accompanying materials by email attachment  Stephanie Waddell, IAMFT Central Office

Call IAMFT Central Office at 317-484-2630.

Click to Download the Application Instructions - 
2018 - Graduate Student Research Award Application



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839 IAC 1-6-1 Continuing Education                                                                 

Authority: IC 25-23.6-2-8
Affected: IC 25-23.6 

Sec. 1. (a) As used in IC 25-23.6, "continuing education" means education provided by board-approved providers which is obtained by a licensee in order to maintain, improve, or expand the licensee's skills and knowledge. As used in this rule, "CEU" means one (1) continuing education hour. 

(b) Continuing education shall be comprised of two (2) categories, Category I and Category II. The licensee shall obtain a minimum of fifty percent (50%) of the required amount of CEUs for renewal from Category I and may obtain a maximum of fifty percent (50%) of the required amount of CEUs for renewal from Category II. 

(c) Category I is defined as continuing education that is formal programming, which includes the following: 

1. 1. Formally organized courses. 
2. 2. Workshops. 
3. 3. Seminars. 
4. 4. Symposia. 
5. 5. Institutes. 
6. 6. Home study programs, including: 

A. A. computer; 
B. B. audio; 
C. C. video; and 
D. D. instructional programs, accredited by board-approved organizations. 

7. 7. Courses that are relevant to the license holder's professional skills, which are part of the curriculum of an accredited university, college, or educational institution, shall earn fifteen (15) CEUs for each academic semester hour completed, or ten (10) CEUs for each academic quarter hour completed. 
8. 8. Faculty teaching a course for the first time at an accredited university, college, or educational institution shall earn one and one-half (1½) CEUs for every hour taught. 

(d) CEUs obtained from Category I sponsors shall earn the amount of continuing education hours granted by the program sponsor. If the sponsor does not grant continuing education hours, then one (1) CEU will be granted for each clock hour of attendance. 

(e) Category II is defined as continuing education that is self-directed, which includes the following: 

1. 1. Journal clubs, earns one (1) CEU for each hour attended. 
2. 2. Office in-services, earns one (1) CEU for each hour attended. 
3. 3. Case conferences that are specifically designed for training or teaching, earns one (1) CEU for each hour attended. 
4. 4. Services as an instructor, presenter, or supervisor in a relevant professional seminar, workshop, or training conference earns one (1) CEU for each hour of service, but only for the initial instruction, presentation, or supervision given. 
5. 5. Research and publication of research results in a recognized professional journal or book form, earns ten (10) CEUs, but may only be claimed for the initial publication of the information. 
6. 6. Providing peer review of another licensee's therapy and skills, which includes consultation, conference, and critique, earns one (1) CEU for each hour spent with the peer for this purpose. 
7. 7. Services on boards and commissions and holding office in professional organizations, specifically related to the licensee's profession, earns one (1) CEU for each hour of service. (Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, and Mental Health Counselor Board; 839 IAC 1-6-1; filed Dec 29, 1998, 10:57 a.m.: 22 IR 1512; readopted filed Dec 2, 2001, 12:30 p.m.: 25 IR 1313) 

For more information regarding CEU’s and requirements, please click on the following link:


    2018 Annual Spring Conference
    March 2nd
    Families and Forgiveness:
    Therapy, Healing and the Ethics of Reconciliation

    By: Dr. Terry Hargrave

    Graduate Student Research Awards
    Click Here to Learn More - 


      IAMFT provides at least conferences per year with trainings focused on theory, clinical application, and ethics. CE’s apply to members and other behavioral health professionals.
      Provide a lobbyist who is regularly at the statehouse monitoring legislation that could impact our license here in Indiana.  Advocacy is key to help us sustain both the quality and availability of mental health services for Hoosiers.  It also supports the continuance of high clinical and ethical standards for the profession.
      One of the greatest benefits is the opportunity to network with other MFTs for support and accountability.
      Numerous leadership opportunities are available to serve on the Board as a Region Representative, Member at Large, Officer or Committee.

    The Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is a division of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. The Indiana Division currently has approximately 406 members. Membership categories include Clinical/AMHP, Pre-Clinical and Pre-Allied, Student, and Affiliate.

    Indiana Member Division dues are as follows:

    $75 for Clinical and AMHP (Allied Mental Health Professional)
    $35 for Pre-Clinical and Pre-Allied
    $35 for Affiliate
    $6 for Student

    1. Join IAMFT by joining AAMFT.  When completing the application to join or renew, complete all the fields and be sure to select OPT IN for division membership.

    Learn more about AAMFT membership categories and benefits of membership.

    Benefits of Clinical Membership:

    • International and national recognition as a highly qualified Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Free listing in, AAMFT’s online Clinical Member Referral Directory
    • Free access to, AAMFT’s Members-Only section
    • Free access to AAMFT’s Clinical Member Logo for practice marketing
    • Opportunity to train and earn the AAMFT Approved Supervisor designation

    IAMFT Membership:

    • Support the Legislative Advocacy for MFTS in our state
    • Become Medicaid provider eligible
    • Annual Ethics Trainings
    • Access to information regarding trainings and CEU opportunities for MFT’s
    • Newsletter that includes articles from a variety of professionals in the field and updates on issues pertinent to MFT’s
    • Opportunities to participate on committees to network with other professionals and support the ongoing efforts of INAMFT.

    To promote the common professional interests of members; to represent marriage and family therapy as a distinct mental health profession to the public and to governing bodies; to maintain the ethical standards of marriage and family therapy; and to represent and promote the well-being of families in Indiana.


    Ann Ninness - Executive Director
    Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    2346 S. Lynhurst Drive, Suite D101
    Indianapolis, IN  46241
    Phone: (317) 484-2630    
    Fax: (317) 481-1825

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