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AIS Membership Criteria

Classes of Membership

The Association shall have four classes of Membership, Full, Candidate, Emeritus and Organizational.   The designations for these membership categories are listed below

Full Member:This is a voting category – A professional meeting the following criteria shall be considered a Practicing Interventionist eligible for Full membership in the Association:

(a)   Is Currently registered and in good standing with the Pennsylvania Credentialing Board (PCB) as a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP)

(b)  Has completed and submitted the Application for AIS membership to the AIS Office for approval.

(c)   Maintains payment of annual dues

(d)  Completes a written commitment to support the Association’s mission statement and abide by the PCB and AIS Code of Ethics

 

Candidate Member This is a non-voting category – A professional meeting the following criteria and abiding by the following guidelines shall be considered a Candidate member in the association after completing an application and paying dues

(a)  Has some knowledge of or interest in addictive illness with a focus on interventions;

(b)  Has declared their intent to work toward Full Membership

(c)   Has completed and applied for Membership to AIS office for processing and approval;

(d)  Completes a written commitment to support the Association’s mission statement and  abide by the PCB and AIS Code of Ethics

(e)   May attend all AIS meetings;

(f)   Maintains payment of annual dues.

Emeritus Member.   This is a voting membership category.  Any full member who is in good standing that retires from actively conducting interventions or takes a sabbatical may apply for Emeritus status.

(a)   The member may apply to the Membership Committee in writing their intent and date to retire or take a sabbatical from conducting interventions;

(b)  The Emeritus members shall retain all rights and privileges of Full members and are not required to attend any number of meetings;

(c)   An Emeritus member shall only pay 50% of what Full members pay.

(d)  Emeritus members need not continue to be registered with the PCB.

(e)   Maintains payment of annual dues.

(f)   If an Emeritus Member begins to do interventions, they must be reinstated as a Full Member and obtain their CIP.

Organizational Member This is a non-voting category – An individual who supports the practice of intervention and who supports the mission of the Association of Intervention Specialists may join the association in this category. Membership in this category is not seen as a clinician but as a supporter of intervention. This category is not expected to move toward full membership.

(a) Has some knowledge of or interest in addictive illness with a focus on interventions;

(b) Has completed and applied for Membership to the AIS office processing and approval;

(c) May attend all AIS meetings;

(d) Completes a written commitment to support the Association’s mission statement and abide by the PCB and AIS Code of Ethics

(e) Maintains payment of annual dues

 

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