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William Nichols Family Therapy Papers

William Nichols Family Therapy Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Nichols Family Therapy Papers
Creator: Nichols, William C., 1929-
Inclusive Dates: 1970-1999
Language: English
Extent: 10 Linear Feet 10 cartons
Collection Number: ms2948
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. It represents the professional interests of more than 24,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. The organization works to set standards for Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) education and training, ethics, and clincal practice.

William C. Nichols was a long-time therapist and educator at the University of Georgia's Human Development and Family Science PhD program, Marriage and Family Therapy concentration, under the College of Family and Consumer Science. Nichols played a leadership role in the AAMFT.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of papers gathered in effort to document Marriage and Family Therapy practice and education at the University of Georgia and beyond, from the 1970s through the 1990s. Included are materials of Gerald H. Zuk, an MFT practitioner, as well as organizational papers from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) as well as other important professional organizations. The latter includes meeting agendas, accreditation efforts, publications and newsletters. Also included in the collection are several training tapes on audiocassette.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Nichols Family Therapy papers, ms2948, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, UGA Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 02.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Family psychotherapy
Marital Therapy.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Gerald H. Zuk materials

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11 Process and Practice in Family Therapy
12 Family Therapy
13Audio tapes
 

2. AAMFT and Other Organizations



2.1 AAMFT Board of Directors-Agendas

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211991 March 14-17
221991 June 13
231991 October 30
241990 March 9-11
251990 June 8-10
261990 October 3
271989 March 3-5
281989 June 15-18
291989 October 25
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311988 June 24-26
321988 March 4-6
331987 October 28
341987 June 5-7
351987 February 27-March 1
361986 June 14-15
371982



2.2 Accreditation materials

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41Commission on accreditation
42Site visitor training manual
43Directory of accredited MFT programs
44Manual on accreditation
45AAMC/AAMFC/AAMFT accreditation, 1977-1979
46AAMC/AAMFC/AAMFT accreditation, 1978
47AAMC/AAMFC/AAMFT accreditation, 1986



2.3 Publications

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51AAMC-Directory of members, 1967-1981
52AAMFC-Convention and conference, 1978-1980
53AAMFT-Bylaws
54Multiregional conference
55Consumer's guide
56AAMFC-Fellows
57AAMFT-Procedures
58AAMFT-Presidential banquet and awards
59AAMFT-Miscellaneous
510National council on family relations
511AFTA-Newsletter



2.4 AAMFT Administrative files

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61Third party reimbursements, 1980
62Champus, 1980-1985
63Public relations
64Regional development
65Minority therapist concerns
66Problems facing presidents
67National collection
68Family Therapy News, 1980
69Minutes, 1973-1978
610Minutes, 1979-1980
611Minutes, 1981-1982
612Bylaws
613Research and development



2.5 AAMFT-AAMC-AAMFC materials

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71APGA
72COFO
73FTN
74AAMC-AAMFC Ethics
75AAMC-AFTA
76Journal
77Standards
78Education and Training
79Michigan merger
710AAMC-AAMFC, 1967-1972
711Membership
712Licensure/Certification
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81Lan Jordon vs. AAMFT
82Nugent vs. AAMFT
83Miscellaneous trade publications, 1981-1992



2.6 Audiovisual materials

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9Training tapes: approx. 30 audiocassettes, 1970-1979
 

3. Newsletters, Conferences and Reports



3.1 Family Therapy News

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101Vol. 13 No. 1-6, 1982
102Vol. 14 No. 1-6, 1983
103Vol. 15 No. 1-6, 1984
104Vol. 16 No. 1-6, 1985
105Vol. 17 No. 1-6, 1986
106Vol. 18 No. 1-6, 1987
107Vol. 19 No. 1-6, 1988
108Vol. 20 No. 1-6, 1989
109Vol. 21 No. 1-6, 1990
1010Vol. 22 No. 1-6, 1991
1011Vol. 23 No. 1-6, 1992
1012Vol. 24 No. 1-6, 1993
1013Vol. 25 No. 1-5, 1994
1014Vol. 26 No. 1-5, 1995
1015Vol. 27 No. 1, 1996



3.2 AAMFC Newsletter

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1016Vol. 4 No. 2-3, 1973
1017Vol. 5 No. 1-4, 1974
1018Vol. 6 No. 1-4, 1975
1019Vol. 7 No. 1-4, 1976
1020Vol. 8 No. 1-5, 1977
1021Vol. 9 No. 1-6, 1978
1022Vol. 10 No. 1, 3-6, 1979
1023Vol. 11 No. 1-6, 1980
1024Vol. 12 No. 1-6, 1981
1025AAMFC Conference materials, 1991-1992
1026National Council on Family Relations Report
 

4. Other

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84Printed material- Florence Kaslow
85Aaron L. Rutledge biography
86Aaron L. Rutledge Wayne State University Medical School
87Printed material- Aaron L. Rutledge