Full CAPDA Membership

Eligibility Requirements for Full CAPDA Membership

From the By-laws of the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment, Article VI, Membership.

6.01.01

The Corporation will have two categories of members:

a. Full Member; and
b. Honorary Member

6.02.02

FULL MEMBER:

6.02.03

In order to be admitted as a Full Member, a practitioner must meet the admission criteria set out in this By-law or as otherwise approved by the Board.

6.02.04

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must provide evidence of registration, license or full membership as a psychologist with a provincial or state regulatory body, for autonomous practice.

6.02.05

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must provide evidence of having obtained a doctorate from an accredited educational program in an area acceptable to both (1) the applicant’s provincial or state regulatory body for registration for the practice of psychology and (2) the Board.

6.02.06

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must have five years of relevant post-doctoral experience and training in psychology as determined by the Board.

6.02.07

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must have substantial experience and competency in disability assessment as determined by the Board.

6.02.08

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must provide letters of support from at least two Members (who are not Directors) in good standing with the Corporation.  In the case of an applicant not being known to any Members, the applicant may submit two letters of reference from registered psychologists, and be interviewed by two Directors, who will act as sponsors and confirm this in writing to the Chair of the Membership Committee.  If the applicant has one letter of reference from a Member, then only one Director’s interview and sponsorship is required.

6.02.09               

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must be approved by the Board.

6.02.10   

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must be assessed by the Board to be in good standing in the profession of psychology, which includes verification by the Board of the applicant’s current status and areas of practice with the applicant’s provincial or state regulatory body.

6.02.11   

An applicant for admission as a Full Member must provide a recent sample disability assessment report that reflects knowledge of practice standards and relevant jurisprudence as determined by the Board.

6.02.12   

Each Full Member will have one vote at each meeting at the Members of the Corporation.

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