Parental member status stands for any regular member who wishes to temporary leave the practice of one of the disciplines recognized by the Association to welcome a child and who desires to retain his acquired rights in terms of training as well as its membership number.
Specific aspects of a parental member
The parental member:
Benefits from the member section of the Association’s website;
Keeps his acquired right in the Association as to his training;
Keeps his membership number;
Could become a regular member at any time by paying only the remaining months in the contribution year.
However, the parental member:
Cannot issue insurance receipt to his clients;
Cannot vote at the general meetings or become part of the administration;
Cannot obtain the items sold by the Association;
Cannot benefit from any form of recognition or insurance.
The admission fee for the parental member status is 25$ without taxes. The parental member can reapply as a regular member at any time by paying only the remaining months in the contribution year.
Become a parental member
To become a parental member, the regular member must contact Mrs. Julie St-Onge by phone at 1 800 461-1312 extension 1436 or by email to [email protected] and provide a document attesting the pregnancy or adoption of a child.