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OrganizationAssociation of Family and Conciliation Courts
http://www.afccnet.org/This link will open in a new window.
This organization publishes a brochure on joint custody as well as a journal with the most current thinking on joint custody. Contact this group at: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts 6525 Grand Teton Plaza Madison, WI 53703 (608) 664-3750

OrganizationAmerican Psychological Association (APA)
http://www.apa.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.

OrganizationThe National Stepfamily Resource Center
http://www.stepfamilies.info/about.phpThis link will open in a new window.
The National Stepfamily Resource Center is a division of Auburn University's Center for Children, Youth, and Families. The group aims to share the latest research with couples and children who are members of stepfamilies.

Web SiteDivorce Online
http://www.divorceonline.comThis link will open in a new window.
Divorce Online is for people involved in, or facing the prospect of, divorce.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
http://www.aacap.orgThis link will open in a new window.
AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development and issues.

OrganizationChildren's Rights Council
http://www.crckids.org/This link will open in a new window.
CRC promotes legislation that works to benefit children through shared parenting. The organization, a strong advocate of joint custody, also manages Child Access Centers that provide supervised access and visitation of children and serve as safe transfer points for children who are moving from the custody of one parent to another.

OrganizationAcademy of Family Mediators
http://www.mediate.com/people/personprofile.cfm?auid=724This link will open in a new window.
This organization helps families locate family mediators. For assistance in locating a family mediator in your area, contact: Academy of Family Mediators 5 Militia Dr. Lexington, MA 02421 (781) 674-2663

Web SiteParents Without Partners
http://www.parentswithoutpartners.org/This link will open in a new window.
Parents Without Partners is an international nonprofit organization devoted to single parents and their children.

OrganizationAmerican Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
http://www.aamft.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This organization provides listings of marriage and family therapists nationwide.