tfi alumni logo croppedThe Alumni Association strives to foster lifelong relationships between The Family Institute and its alumni. The Association promotes a spirit of loyalty and fraternity among graduates, students, and friends, while encouraging alumni to maintain involvement in activities of The Institute and to support The Institute's work through financial and volunteer contributions.

The Alumni Association provides:

  • Service to the alumni through professional development, networking and social events, and advocacy.
  • Service to the students of The Family Institute graduate programs by providing mentoring, advocacy and promoting continued involvement with the Institute and the Alumni Association.
  • Service to The Family Institute by supporting the mission and activities of the Institute and fostering a culture of financial support among alumni for their alma mater.

Alumni Practice Directory Online You must be registered in our online community to view the Practice Directory online. If you are not already registered, click here.

If you have not already joined the Practice Directory for the coming year, consider it! A one-year Premium Membership is just $50, and there is a 30% discount for alumni who have graduated within the last five years.
The Practice Directory is a simple way for you to market and enhance your business, make referrals, build your professional network and stay connected.


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The Commission on Accreditation of Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) requires that MFT Programs follow career trajectories of their graduates. Your responses to this survey will strengthen our application for re-accreditation and allow us to inform prospective applicants about the range of our graduates' professional experiences. The information you provide will be aggregated with that of other alumni and only the combined data will be disclosed to COAMFTE and/or other parties, such as prospective applicants, faculty, potential program donors, and the Graduate School at Northwestern. We understand that for some of you, this is the 5th and 6th time you have provided this information. We ask that you please complete it each year, so that we may have the most accurate information to strengthen our program. Your identity and personal information will remain confidential. If you have any questions please call the Assistant Director of Administration, Education Programs at 847-733-4300 ext. 399.

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