“Fellows” of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology are Diplomates of ABPdN who attained their Board Certification/Diplomate status via Board examination. Fellows are voting members of the Academy, are entitled to one vote, and must be in good standing at the time of the vote. Fellows are also entitled to all benefits of membership and pay annual dues to the association of $250.00.
“Members” of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology are individuals who are licensed or certified (masters level or above) providers of mental health services to children and adolescents. Members are not boarded with ABPdN nor are voting members of the Academy, but desire to be affiliated with the organization and are entitled to all benefits of membership, may serve on committees, and pay annual dues to the association of $75.00.
“Student Members” of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology are individuals who are currently enrolled in academic programs leading to a degree from a regionally accredited university or college at the undergraduate, graduate, internship or post-doctoral level. Student members are not voting members of the Academy and may not hold office; however, they may serve on Academy committees and are entitled to all benefits of membership. Student Members pay annual dues of $25.00.
Emeritus status pertains to Fellows of the Academy who are retired from clinical and/or academic practice. Fellows in good standing may apply for Emeritus status to the Membership Committee by written request. Emeritus members do not pay association dues, but retain their voting rights and may serve on committees, and are entitled to all benefits of membership.
“Honorary Members” of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology are professionals in the field of child mental health services or other relevant professional career who have distinguished themselves by publications, research, and or service to the field and are recognized as national and international leaders. Honorary Members do not pay association dues, are not voting members but may serve on committees, and are entitled to all benefits of membership.
Benefits of Membership
The following items are associated with all levels of membership.
Networking opportunities with other professionals actively interested in pediatric neuropsychology and the mission of the organization
Discounted registration rate at the Annual Conference
Professional practice and specialty area information
Updates on legislative and advocacy issues
30% reduction in costs of Springer Publishing products, including the AAPdN book series