Associations

Education, Child Care & Family Services

  • American Geophysical Union

    Established in 1919, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is a nonprofit corporation chartered under the laws of the District of Columbia. The Union is dedicated to the furtherance of the geophysical sciences through the individual efforts of its members and in cooperation with other national and international scientific organizations.
    http://www.agu.org
  • American Geriatrics Society

    The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of close to 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.
    http://www.americangeriatrics.org/
  • American Health Assistance Foundation

    The American Health Assistance Foundation is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to finding cures for age-related degenerative diseases. The foundation funds research on Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma and provides the public with free information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, and current treatments and coping strategies.
    http://www.ahaf.org
  • American Health Care Association

    The American Health Care Association is a non-profit federation of affiliate state health organizations, together representing more than 11,000 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.
    http://www.ahcancal.org
  • American Historical Association

    The American Historical Association (AHA) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies. The AHA provides leadership for the profession, protects academic freedom, develops professional standards, aids in the pursuit and publication of scholarship, and supplies various services to sustain and enhance the work of its members.
    http://www.historians.org/
  • American Holistic Medical Association

    Founded in 1978, the AHMA remains true to its original mission, serving as the leading advocate for the use of holistic and integrative medicine by all licensed healthcare providers. Today, our members are authors, speakers, expert practitioners, and organizational leaders. As a nonprofit association we routinely collaborate with numerous others, collectively providing the voices necessary for continued progress in the transformation of healthcare.
    http://www.holisticmedicine.org
  • American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

    The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is the national membership organization of conservation professionals. Its members include conservators, educators, scientists, students, archivists, art historians, and other conservation enthusiasts in over twenty countries around the world.
    http://www.conservation-us.org
  • American Institute of Architects, Orange County

    AIA Orange County (AIAOC), a Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, was established in 1952 by 18 members.
    http://aiaoc.org
  • American Journalism Historians Association

    Founded in 1981, The American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) exists to foster research and teaching of journalism history, to provide a forum, and to be a resource. The association defines journalism in its broadest sense to encompass a wide range of mass communication studies.
    http://ajhaonline.org
  • American Library Association

    Founded on October 6, 1876 the American Library Association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.
    http://www.ala.org
  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

    The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 24,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
    http://aamft.org
  • American Mathematical Society

    The American Mathematical Society (AMS) is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, which it does with various publications and conferences as well as annual monetary awards and prizes to mathematicians.
    http://www.ams.org
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

    The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is a multi-disciplinary organization of sports medicine physicians whose members are dedicated to education, research, advocacy and the care of athletes of all ages. Founded in 1991, the AMSSM is now comprised of more than 2,100 sports medicine physicians whose goal is to provide a link between the rapidly expanding core of knowledge related to sports medicine and its application to patients in a clinical setting.
    http://www.amssm.org/
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association

    Enhances the profession of mental health counseling through advocacy, education and professional development. Mission is to be the national organization representing licensed mental health counselors and state chapters, with consistent standards of education, training, licensing, practice, advocacy and ethics.
    http://www.amhca.org
  • American Music Therapy Association

    The American Music Therapy Association's purpose is the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings. AMTA is committed to the advancement of education, training, professional standards, credentials, and research in support of the music therapy profession.
    http://www.musictherapy.org
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

    The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.
    http://www.aota.org
  • American Orff-Schulwerk Association

    The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is a professional organization of educators dedicated to the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman. Their mission is to demonstrate the value of and promote the widespread use of Orff Schulwerk. They support professional development of their members and inspire and advocate for the creative potential of all learners.
    http://aosa.org/
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

    The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. Founded in 1972, AOSSM is an international organization of orthopaedic surgeons and other allied health professionals dedicated to sports medicine.
    http://www.sportsmed.org/
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine

    The American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM) provides osteopathic education, leadership and expertise in the field of addiction medicine. It educates the profession and the public with the highest level of prevention, early identification, treatment and recovery for individuals and families living with the disease of addiction.
    http://www.aoaam.org/
  • American Philosophical Association

    The American Philosophical Association was founded in 1900 to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers and to represent philosophy as a discipline.
    www.apaonline.org
  • American Political Science Association

    The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.
    http://www.apsanet.org
  • American Psychiatric Association

    The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing more than 38,000 psychiatric physicians from the United States and around the world. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual developmental disorders and substance-related disorders. APA is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry.
    http://www.psych.org
  • American Public Health Association

    The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world. The Association aims to protect all Americans from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States.
    http://www.apha.org
  • American Public Human Services Association

    The American Public Human Services Association is a bipartisan, nonprofit membership organization representing state and local human service agencies through their top-level leadership. APHSA has been working to improve public health and human services for over 80 years by collaborating with state and local agencies, partners and national policymakers to promote effective policies and innovative strategies
    http://www.aphsa.org
  • American Rehabilitation Counseling Association

    American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) is an organization of rehabilitation counseling practitioners, educators, and students who are concerned with improving the lives of people with disabilities. Rehabilitation Counselors are counselors with specialized training and expertise in providing counseling and other services to persons with disability. Its mission is to enhance the development of people with disabilities throughout their life span and to promote excellence in the rehabilitation counseling profession.
    http://www.arcaweb.org/