Name and review one professional organization that focuses specifically on child and or family studies (for example, a site for educators would not be appropriate for this assignment), and explain why membership in a professional association is important for a child and family development practitioner.
Important:You CANNOT use any of the five organizations that you will be reviewing for yourProfessional Associations Review and Reportassignment in this Forum.
The purpose of this assignment is to make you aware of professional organizations relevant to your field of study and how these groups can assist you professionally. (Need to use an organization dealing with Child & Family Development)
Cannot use these:
National Military Family Association (NMFA) http://www.militaryfamily.org
National Council of Family Relations (NCFR) www.ncfr.org
Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) http://www.s-r-a.org
The National Association for Child Development (NACD) http://nacd.org
Child Life Council, www.childlife.org