Students and New Professionals

The Student / New Professional section is open to both members and non-members of MNCFR. The section is comprised of students at any level, new professionals, and those who desire to be part of the lives of those who build the future of the family field.

Purpose: To allow students, new professionals, and student supporters to join together to facilitate networking, mentoring, and dynamic exchanges of knowledge.

Examples of Past Student Posters:

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Interested in Joining?

Annual Membership Year: January 1 – December 31

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Archive of Past Events & Resources


Fall: The Role of Family Tradition in Family Life Education - How does Chinese Tea Ceremony contribute to parenting of self-regulation? (by Chun Zhang)


Fall: A Conversation with Family Professionals: MFT & PE
  • Family professionals: Bill Allen & Nancy Melquist
Spring: Establishing Yourself in the Family Field


Fall: Presenting Powerful Posters & Other Conference Tips Spring: Planning Session for Involvement in NCFR Local Arrangements Committee


Fall: Tips for Student Work / Life Balance Spring: Wisdom from the Field of Family Education


Fall: Making the Transition from Life as a Graduate Student to Life as a Professional
  • Speakers: Sarah Lassig & Kristin Dillon
Spring: Working with and for Families
  • Speakers: Betty Cooke, Minnelle Tralle, Rose Allen, Peg Lindlof & Susan Walker
National Council on Family Relations
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