THE ACADEMY IS CELEBRATING ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

post traumatic stress disorder

Members have the option of renewing their membership for one or two years. Those renewing for two years receive a discount on the second year membership dues. Please scroll down to view all renewal options.

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One Year Full Membership Renewal with The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

This level of membership is reserved for individuals who hold a Doctorate, Masters Degree or Bachelors Degree. Members can also hold an Associates Degree High School Diploma with a minimum of two (2) years experience working with survivors of traumatic events and/or crisis situations. The Executive Officers reserve the right to grant full membership to an individual who does not meet the aforementioned criteria, but who has made important contributions to the field or to the Academy.

$125.00



Two Year Full Membership Renewal with The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

This level of membership is reserved for individuals who hold a Doctorate, Masters Degree or Bachelors Degree. Members can also hold an Associates Degree High School Diploma with a minimum of two (2) years experience working with survivors of traumatic events and/or crisis situations. The Executive Officers reserve the right to grant full membership to an individual who does not meet the aforementioned criteria, but who has made important contributions to the field or to the Academy.

$225.00

two year
full membership renewal


One-Year Associate Renewal with The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

This level of membership is reserved for students who are still attending school or individuals who have retired from their profession. Associate Members are afforded all benefits of membership with the exception of qualifying for the Diplomate credential; however, the Executive Board has the right to allow Associate Members to apply for the Diplomate and Fellowship credential based on individual circumstances and/or credentials.

$80.00


Two Year Full Membership Renewal with The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

This level of membership is reserved for students who are still attending school or individuals who have retired from their profession. Associate Members are afforded all benefits of membership with the exception of qualifying for the Diplomate credential; however, the Executive Board has the right to allow Associate Members to apply for the Diplomate and Fellowship credential based on individual circumstances and/or credentials.

$140.00

THE MISSION OF THE ACADEMY

  • INCREASE AWARENESS

    Increase Awareness of Effects of Traumatic Events and Crisis Situations on Human Functioning  

  • LOOK BEYOND PHYSICAL NEEDS

    Enable Professionals to Look Beyond Physical and Safety Needs and also Address Emergent Psychological Needs

  • ESTABLISH STANDARDS

    Improve the Quality of Support and Intervention and Establish Meaningful Standards Among Professionals Across Disciplines

  • TRAINING AND EDUCATION

    Provide Information and Training through it’s Educational Resource Center and Premier Speakers Bureau

  • SUrVIVOR TO THRIVER

    Ultimately to Assist Victims to Become Survivors and then Thrivers