Best Poster Awards (One Student Award, One New Professional Award)

2022 - No Recipient (Student)

2022 Recipient (New Professional)

Everette Coffman, University of South Florida
“Developing Attachment Security Through Addiction in the Family: A Grounded Theory Study"


Family Therapy (FT) Section poster awards are intended to foster scholarly activity and to assist in identifying future leaders.


Recipients will receive a $125 cash award and a certificate. Two awards will be presented - one to a student and one to a new professional. Awards are presented annually after the NCFR Annual Conference.


Recipients should be:

  • students or new professionals within three years of graduation;
  • current members of NCFR and the Family Therapy Section; and
  • first authors on the posters submitted and ready to present them at the NCFR Annual Conference

Nomination/application process

Upon acceptance of posters for presentation, students and new professionals will be contacted by a section representative and invited to apply for the award. Applicants' posters are judged at the conference.


October 1: Application deadline.