Support member stands for any regular member from the Association, who during the renewal period, temporary stops practicing professionally for a year or more. This status applies to any therapist who stops practicing for a certain period of time, but desires to keep his acquired right in the Association as to his training.
Specific aspects of a support member
The support 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 again at any time only by paying the portion of his annual fees that correspond to the number of remaining months in the current year, minus the 50$ paid to become a support member;
Can renew his application for a maximum of 24 months.
However, the support 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 to become a support member is 50$ without taxes. The support member can reapply to become a regular member again at any time by paying only the portion of his annual fees that correspond to the number of remaining months in the current year. Conditions apply.
Become a support member
To become a support member, the regular member must apply before the renewal period by communicating with the Association.