2017 NCFR Conference Registration Details

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Full conference registration rates

All rates are in U.S. dollars. Prices posted on this page supersede any prices posted previously.

Member status

Early-bird: ends June 15

June 16-
Oct. 19

Oct. 20-Nov. 18

NCFR member




NCFR student**




NCFR emeritus




Nonmember professional




Nonmember student





**NCFR student members can sign up to volunteer at the conference and reduce their full conference registration rate to $75. Sign up to volunteer before you register for the conference.

Not an NCFR member? A membership plus conference registration can cost less than a nonmember conference registration alone. Find out more about NCFR membership options.

Single-Day Registration

  • Professional: $190 early-bird rate (through June 15); $205 regular rate (June 16-Oct. 19); $255 late

  • Student: $115 early-bird rate (through June 15); $130 regular rate (June 16-Oct. 19); $180 late

Guest Badge Registration

For guest of registered participant: $50. Admits to receptions only, no conference sessions.

2017 NCFR Preconference and Other Special-Admission Events

Registration is open now for the events listed below. If you already registered for the conference, you can update/add to your registration online without contacting an NCFR staff member. If you would still prefer to contact NCFR staff to make changes, please call 888-781-9331.

Theory Construction and Research Methodology Workshop (TCRM)

Tuesday, Nov. 14 and Wednesday, Nov. 15 — $50 for professionals, $35 for students

Preconference Workshop: Introduction to MAXQDA 12

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. — $300 for professionals, $225 for students

Preconference Workshop: Strengths-Based Leadership Development in Family Science

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. — $150

National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families Mentoring Event

Date and time TBA — price: free (must be registered for the conference on the day of the event)

Affiliate Councils Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 16, afternoon — price: free (must be registered for the conference on the day of the event)

Continuing Education Hours (CE)

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) (same agency as AAMFT) — approved provider; $25 for NCFR members/$50 for non-members

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW), $25 for NCFR members/$50 for non-members (pending approval)

  • Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) — $25 for NCFR members/$50 for non-members (Note: NCFR does not require CFLEs to submit CE verification. CFLEs should register for CE verification only if wanted for their own record-keeping.)

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Cancellations and Refunds

If you must cancel — deadline Oct. 19!

Refund requests must be submitted in writing and posted by Oct. 19, 2017. No refunds after Oct. 19. No refunds for special events, workshops, or preconference events unless the event is canceled. Refund checks will be mailed approximately three weeks after the conference.

All refunds are subject to an administrative processing fee of $50 ($30 for student registrations).

In the event that NCFR must cancel an annual conference due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or other circumstances that would make the event non-viable, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of the conference, NCFR has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at a new, future date.

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