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Stay Connected to The Family Institute as Alumni

Even after you graduate from one of our graduate education programs, we still consider you part of our family. You are now an alum of The Family Institute.

Participating education programs include: 

  • The Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies at Northwestern University
  • Center for Family Studies at Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • School of Education & Social Policy Counseling Psychology Ph.D. or M.A. program at Northwestern University

As an alum, you receive access to continuing education opportunities, the latest research out of The Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies and networking events to meet fellow graduates who are now leaders in their respective fields.

Professional Education CEs

Receive discounts on fees for all continuing education programs conducted by The Family Institute, including conferences, master classes and professional workshops.

Networking Opportunities

Take part in networking and social events where you can connect with fellow alumni and other professionals.

Alumni Advisory board Meetings

Attend Alumni Advisory Board meetings and make your voice heard. Whether you want to network, get involved or meet other alums meeting regularly to serve The Family Institute.


Receive the The Family Institute newsletter to stay on top of the latest news about your fellow alumni and The Family Institute happenings. 

Career Connection

Explore career options we receive on a regular basis. View current career listings.

Opportunities to Stay Involved with The Family Institute

We invite all alumni to get involved with the Alumni community. Depending on your interest and availability, we have a variety of ways you can stay involved.

Join us on Facebook or LinkedIn to stay up to date about our current activity.

Alumni Mentoring

Offer your time and expertise to recent graduates as they embark on their career. This is a flexible opportunity that allows you to serve as a guide and resource to other The Family Institute alumni in your field.

Career Guidance Night

Serve on a panel of alumni to answer questions and share your career experiences with The Family Institute graduate students.

Social Networking Event Planning

Volunteer your time to serve on a planning committee and give input on Alumni social networking events.

Professional Development

Work with The Family Institute to plan continuing education events such as the biennial Fall Conference and the biennial Clinical Update.