What We Do

The mission of the Intervention Research in Systemic Family Therapy topical interest network is to create a community of Systemic Family Therapy (SFT) researchers through online networking and research conferences, and to disseminate research findings to therapists, policy makers, and the public in order to inform policy related to healthcare and mental healthcare.

Members in this Network will benefit from:

  • Quarterly webinars on key topics including innovative methods, grant funding, and statistics
  • Annual research conference with speakers from the SFT community
  • Online community for networking, discussions and profiles of scholars
  • White papers, research briefs, and blogs with the aim of disseminating SFT knowledge to the field, policy makers, and the public

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Research Conference

Our third annual conference will be held on September 21-22, 2023 in Provo, Utah. 

The theme for the 2023 annual conference is around Expanding our Reach: Engaging Underrepresented Groups in Systemic Research. As such, keynotes, plenaries, and breakouts will be around this topic. The conference will feature high-quality systemic family therapy-related research, with the aims of advancing systemic research and clinical care, creating a supportive community of scholars, developing collaborative networks among researchers, and ultimately advancing our field. The conference will feature keynote speakers, a panel discussion, breakout sessions, brief research presentations, and a poster session. See our Events page for abstract submission instructions and submit your abstract by June 30th!  Registration for the conference will be available starting July 15th. 

How To Join

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Questions? Call AAMFT at 703-838-9808 or email central@aamft.org.

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