Statement on Transgender Students

March 14, 2017 The American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) stands in opposition to the recent executive order rescinding the protection of transgender students using bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their affirmed gender identity. Rescinding these...

AFTA Statement on ICE Raids

February 14, 2017 The American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) stands in absolute opposition to the recent raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement over this past weekend. These raids, in Atlanta, New York City, Los Angeles, and in the states of Texas,...

Letter in Support of Standing Rock

December 1, 2016 Today the President of AFTA, Jane Bardavid, sent the following letter to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Governor of North Dakota. Dear Chairman Archambault and Mr. Dalrymple: As an organization of leaders in the field of Family Therapy, with a...

AFTA’s Organizational Restructuring

October 11, 2016 In light of our budgetary constraints, and after careful thought and serious consideration by the AFTA Board of Directors, a decision has been made to restructure the organization and to eliminate the position of Executive Director. The Board believes...