Structure and Governance in 1976–77

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Plans and approval of the new International Section were completed in order to allow this Section to begin planning its 1978 program. The membership of the Counseling Section reached 978 members.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 The Advisory Committee, composed of past NCFR Presidents, was reactivated after a long hiatus.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In 1977 a proposal to change the name of the NCFR to the Family Relations Council fell 18 votes short of the required 60% of those voting. The name thus remained the National Council on Family Relations.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 A position paper on family life education was presented to the Board.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Task Force activities were as follows:

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  • Guidelines for the structure and functioning of NCFR Task Forces was adopted, with a “sunset” provision for all ad hoc committees.
  • The Task Force on Middle Years produced a bibliography on the subject and conducted a panel on “Love, Sex, Marriage, and Divorce.”
  • The Task Force on Aging presented statements on ageism in family-related materials and materials on the family in later life usable for courses and workshops.
  • The Task Force on Child Maltreatment made available Part II of “Child Abuse—What Is Being Done About It?” Authors Dean Knudsen and Hope M. Bernstein concentrated on parent education as one viable preventive force.
  • The Task Force on Population and Family Planning continued its emphasis on adolescent parenthood.

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