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DPCA MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Clinical Members / $40 per year

Applicants for clinical membership shall certify that they are licensed in Delaware as an LPCMH or LACMH in good standing. At the discretion of the Board of Directors, individuals who are licensed as a Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Chemical Dependency Professional may apply as Clinical Members. Clinical members are eligible to vote in DPCA elections and may be nominated or elected to serve on the DPCA Board of Directors.


Professional Members / $40 per year

Applicants for professional membership shall certify that they have a Master's degree or higher in counseling or a related field covering the basic principles of professional counseling (as defined by the DPCA Board) from a regionally accredited institution. Professional members are eligible to vote in DPCA elections and may be nominated or elected to serve on the DPCA Board of Directors.


Retired Members / $20 per year

Members in retirement shall be entitled to reduced annual dues and shall maintain all the privileges of clinical/professional membership.


Associate Members / $20 per year

Any person whose primary work-related responsibilities are in the area of counseling or a related field shall be eligible for associate membership in DPCA. Associate members may attend meetings of the association but shall not be entitled to vote and shall not be eligible to hold office.


Student Members / $10 per year

Individuals enrolled as a student in good standing in a regionally accredited graduate program in counseling or a related area that covers the basic principles of professional counseling. Student members may attend meetings of the association but shall not be entitled to vote and shall not be eligible to hold office, with the exception of student members-at-large.