Association of Inteventionists

The Association of Intervention Specialists (AIS) is a network of interventionists located throughout the country and abroad.

Members guide families and friends, business executives, and others through the intervention process whereby a person addicted to alcohol and/or other drugs and compulsive behaviors is encouraged to accept help.

All full members are Certified Intervention Professionals, thereby meeting or exceeding educational and performance standards. All members adhere to the AIS Code of Ethics.

AIS Membership Criteria

Classes of Membership

The Association shall have four classes of Membership, Full, Candidate, Associate and Emeritus. 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
(e) Proof of Professional Liability Insurance no less than 1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 aggregate

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 submitted an Application 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.

Associate 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 submitted an Application for Membership to the AIS office for 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

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.

Setting the Standards of Excellence

AIS continues to work closely with the PA Certification Board to ensure the field of intervention services provides quality, ethical treatment.

Leaders in the Industry

AIS continues to provide leadership to all stakeholders within the field of intervention services, through ongoing training, public education and support.

Establishing Ethical Guidelines

AIS continues to fight for ethical intervention practices, through the establishment of a stringent Code of Ethics, by which all AIS members must adhere.






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AIS Administrative Offices

13610 Barrett Office Dr
Suite 104
Ballwin, MO 63021
(561)-408-2759

For AIS Information Contact:

Rebecca Mowen