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Becoming a Member

 

  Who is eligible to be a member?

 

A person is eligible for full membership of the Association who

 

(1)   supports the purposes of the Association; and

(2)    either

a. has successfully completed a training in group psychotherapy conducted by the AAGP or equivalent international body recognised by the Committee;

                                   or

b. has    

i. a tertiary qualification from a university or tertiary institution recognised by the Committee; and

ii. is a clinically qualified member of ; and

iii. can demonstrate by virtue of experience, supervision, learning and personal psychotherapy his/her competence in the theory and practice of group psychotherapy and

(3) if in clinical practice, holds appropriate professional indemnity insurance; and

(4) is nominated and seconded by two members of the Association.

 

2.      Application for membership

(1) To apply to become a member of the Association, a person must submit to the Secretary the full membership form and pro forma applications, available at the bottom of this page, stating the person

a. wishes to become a member of the Association; and

b. supports the purposes of the Association; and

c. agrees to comply with these Rules.

(2)    The application 

a. must be signed by the applicant; and

b. signed by two members of the Association, one a nominee, the other a seconder; and

c. Provide evidence of clinical qualification, training and experience as set out above

 

 Who is eligible to be an associate member?

 

A person is eligible to be an associate member who 

 

(1) supports the purposes of the Association, and

(2) is one or more of the following         

a. a student of the AAGP training program following completion of the theoretical seminar component of the training.

b. a student who has completed the formal seminars of another psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapy training program.

c. a member or associate member of :

The Australian Psychoanalytical Society

The Group Analytic Society

The American Group Psychotherapy Association

The International Association of Group Psychotherapy

The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australasia

The Australian & New Zealand Society of Jungian Analysts

The Child Psychotherapy Association of Australia

The Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis

The Freudian School of Melbourne

The Australian & New Zealand Psychodrama Association

Any other professional association the Committee deems to be compatible with the interests of the Association;

d. any other professional person who has a demonstrated interest in group psychotherapy or related fields (eg, organisational psychology).

 

Application for associate membership

(1) To apply to become an associate member of the Association, a person must submit to the Secretary the associate membership form and pro forma applications, available at the bottom of this page, stating that the person

a. wishes to become a member of the Association; and

b. supports the purposes of the Association; and

c. agrees to comply with these Rules

(2) The application –

a. must be signed by the applicant; and

b. signed by two members of the Association, one a nominee, the other a seconder; and

c. provide evidence of clinical qualification, training and experience or professional membership as set out above

 

The application forms are to be sent to the secretary marilyngross@bigpond.com 

 

Full membership form

 

Associate Membership form

 

Pro forma Application

 

 

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