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Become a member
There are 4 classes of Membership in CCPA and you do not have to be a Psychologist to join CCPA!
Membership is granted at the highest level for which an individual is qualified, with the exception of predoctoral students who are granted student membership rates.
If you would like to become a member, simply navigate to the Membership Marketplace and purchase a membership - you will be required to complete a membership form at the time of purchase.
Not sure which type of membership to purchase? Read on to find out more...
Full members shall consist of those members who hold (1) a doctorate in psychology or an equivalent degree, or (2) a license as a psychologist in the State of California, or (3) a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Only Full Members may hold office and vote in CCPA elections.
Associate members shall consist of those members who hold a masters degree in psychology or equivalent.
Associate members approved for membership after January 1, 2002 shall have all the rights and privileges of CCPA membership except for voting, holding office, or serving on the Board of Directors.
Student members are predoctoral students enrolled in a graduate psychology program. Student memberships may be continued or offered to full time postdoctoral fellows in an organized psychology training program in a clinic, hospital, industrial or university setting. Student members have all the rights and privileges of CCPA membership except for voting, holding office, or serving on the Board of Directors. However, A CPAGS representative duly elected to serve on the Board of Directors or appointed to serve on a committee or task force shall have the right to vote when serving in that capacity.
Life members shall include those members 65 or older and retired who have held membership in the association for 15 years or more; or regardless of age or length of participation, are adjudged to be totally and permanently disabled. Members shall retain those rights and privileges of CCPA of the class of membership held prior to becoming life members.
Click here to learn more about the benefits of CCPA Membership. Additional information on CCPA membership may also be obtained by contacting Dr. Safarjan directly.
Thank you for your interest in the CCPA!