Professional Associations Review

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REVIEW AND REPORT

(Addresses Course Objective 1)  For this assignment, research each of the organizations below and write a one and a half page summary of its purpose/function/benefits and the resources it offers to members and general the public (if available).  NOTE:  These five brief papers must contain paraphrases of organization website content with proper APA source citations in-text and as part of an attached “Reference(s)” page and NOT content copied directly from the sites (the latter constitutes plagiarism and will void the assignment points and result in a course grade of “F” if multiple instances are detected).

This assignment is due in your Student Folder by 11:59 PM EST on Sunday of Week 2As with other written assignments, all work must be in compliance with university academic standards and formatting rules of the American Psychological Association (APA) – 6th Edition.

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

Course Objectives

Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:

1.  Describe advanced concepts concerning the processes of child and family development