Yearly Archives: 2023

your vote is NEEDED – bylaw revisions

The Ohio Council on Family Relations (OHCFR) has reviewed its By-laws and is asking its members to vote on the recommended changes.  If you live in Ohio and are a member of the National Council on Family Relations, you are a member of OHCFR.

The ballot contains only the article/section where changes are being recommended. The changes involve proposed deletions and additions (as noted below and on the ballot).

Please vote by May 26th 2023. These proposed changes will be effective if two-thirds of the voting members approve the changes. 

1. Please review the changes being proposed HERE.

* if interested, the complete By-laws that were last ratified in March of 2019, can be accessed HERE.

2. Please approve or deny the changes by filling out the ballot HERE.

If you have a question or point of discussion, please contact Audrey Kraynak, President, at [email protected]

The Stronger Families Project – FREE webinar on 1.25

OHCFR is pleased to announce their first webinar of the year!

Description: We are excited to welcome “back” Rachel Arocho to Ohio through this webinar. Previously, she served on the OHCFR board before moving to her current position. Arocho, Julie Nelson, Kaicee Beal Postler, and Traci Day will share about The Stronger Families Project, a FLE (Family Life Education) community program taught by university interns and supervised by faculty and staff. The webinar will include an overview of The Stronger Families Project, how it is implemented and linked to an internship program, and ideas to adopt and adapt it in other academic settings.

Who should attend: Professionals who interact with families, teach content related to characteristics of healthy functioning, instructors of Family Life Education courses or internships, as well as students are welcome to attend this free webinar.

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Time: 12-1pm, Eastern Standard Time

Title: The Stronger Families Project: A FLE community program

Presented by: Julie K. Nelson, MA, CFLE, SFHEA, Assistant Professor of Family Science, Utah Valley University, Rachel Arocho, PhD, CFLE, FHEA, Assistant Professor of Family Science, Utah Valley University, Kaicee Beal Postler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Family Science, Utah Valley University, and Traci Day, BS, CFLE-P, Program Coordinator for the Utah Valley University Stronger Families Project.

*their full professional profile can be accessed at

1 CEU hour is being credited by the National Council on Family Relations. The webinar will cover content areas of Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts, Internal Dynamics of Families, Interpersonal Relationships, Parent Education and Guidance, and Family Life Education Methodology.

Hosted by: Ohio Council on Family Relations, state affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations

Sign up by clicking here: OR by using this QR code –

National Council on Family Relations
The Ohio Council on Family Relations is an affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations