Nga Kairaranga Whānau o Aotearoa
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Purpose of Association:
The New Zealand Association of Family Therapy is dedicated to the support, networking, and improvement of practice of everyone working with families and/or systems. The term therapy in the association name is meant in its broadest meaning of “acting in the service of healing” rather than being limited to a provision of professional treatment. Members of the NZAFT will aspire to:
Because the code of the association is only aspirational, the conduct of its members is not regulated under the authority of NZAFT, and issues of propriety or legality of conduct should be referred to other professional bodies with whom the member is affiliated.
Free membership in the NZAFT is open to everyone interested in family therapy, systemic practice, or family support.
Members will receive the electronic association newsletters, be eligible for posting on the therapist locator page of the website, and receive member discounts to events.
A membership fee of $25 will be required to cover administrative costs of reviewing the application documentation.
Clinical Members will receive a certificate designating their having met the NZAFT criteria for one of two sub-categories:
Clinical Practitioner--Family Therapy Criteria. To qualify for this status, the member must have completed:
Clinical Practitioner--Family Work Criteria. To qualify for this status, the member must have completed:
To qualify for this status, the member must:
Approved Trainer--Family Therapy Criteria. In an effort to ensure that training receiving NZAFT approval is of high quality, the following standards must be met: