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2017 Annual Fall Conference
November 17-18
Family Challeges with Disability

Keynote Speaker: Joe Wetchler, PhD
Treating Families with Disabilities at Midlife and Beyond

Families of adult children with severe disabilities face different issues that those with younger children. This workshop will prepare participants to understand these issues and prepare them to better serve these families. Discussion will stem from the presenter's clinical practice and his own life as a midlife parent of an adult child with profound disabilities.

Learn More about all of the speakers:
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Earn up to 11 CEUs
Early Bird Deadline is November 5th

 IAMFT Annual Association Meeting
Poster Presentations
Visit with Exhibitors and Sponsors
Network with Your Professionals Peers

Optional IAMFT Member Mixer at Claddagh Irish Pub

Download the Brochure - IAMFT 2017 FC Brochure


Sponsorship & Exhibits
2017 Fall Conference Sponsor.Exhibit Application


Friday Breakfast Sponsor

Saturday Breakfast Sponsor





To be presented at the 2017 Annual Fall Conference

Friday & Saturday – November 17th & 18th  

Indiana Wesleyan University
3777 Priority Way South Drive
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240

Call for Poster Presentations. 
The Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is accepting proposals for poster presentations for the 2017 Spring Conference.  Poster presentations are an important component of our educational conference.

Open to all participants, posters are visual displays created to share ongoing research, clinical innovations, and other clinical activities including best practice and business strategies.  This activity allows for one-to-one interaction with conference attendees and presenters.

Posters will be judged during the conference. Evaluation criteria include concept originality, relevance to the MFT field (why is it important?), methodology (how did you arrive at your conclusion?), practical application, professionalism (grammar, APA formatting, etc.), and visual appeal of the poster.

All placement awards and prizes will be presented on
Saturday, November 18, 2017.

An “Audience Favorite” award will also be given.

Proposals and acceptances will be communicated by email only.

Email the completed application to:, Julia Pratt – IAMFT Conference Committee.  Applications must be received by Sunday, October 15, 2017, 12:00 am midnight for consideration.

Please click on the attached link for instructions for submissions -  

2017 Fall Conference - Poster Presentations Application - Extended




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:


    2017 Annual Fall Conference
    November 17-18

    Family Challenges with Disability
    Call for Posters is OPEN
    Click to Learn More - 


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

    By: Dr. Terry Hargrave

    More Information Coming Soon!

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