MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

BECOME A MEMBER OF ISPA AND FIND YOUR TRIBE

Joining ISPA is easy

 

Are you a qualified and practicing coach or therapist using Strategic therapy approaches with your clients?

Or are you interested in learning more about Strategic approaches as it fits with your values?

Are you not yet practicing, or working full-time, or even slowing down your practice and clinic?

ISPA has a place for you

Limited Membership

Limited Membership applies to members who do not necessarily have sufficient qualifications yet to meet full membership requirements.  Alternatively, they may not seek full membership as they are no longer an active practitioner.

ISPA Limited membership levels apply across all the ISPA Colleges.

Limited Membership entitles you to:

  • discounts on ISPA sponsored workshops,
  • receive various ISPA newsletters and publications,
  • limited access to the ISPA Member Hub,
  • access to the ISPA Community Forum
  • And so much more

1  Affiliate Member

  • Annual Fee   – $47 per annum
  • May not have sufficient qualifications as yet
  • has a strong interest in Strategic Approaches
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2  Student Member

  • Annual Fee:  FREE for year of study
  • Must be enrolled in an approved course
  • Is studying to qualify
  • Evidence of enrollment is required.
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3  Non-Practicing Professional

  • Annual Fee:   – $67 per annum
  • Is not currently practicing or fully engaged in the profession
  • Meets the education standard of their preferred college or has completed an approved course
  • Currently, meets the qualification criteria for membership as per their college
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FULL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

Full Membership applies to members who have completed their qualification standards as laid out by their primary college. These membership levels are for therapists.

Full Membership entitles you to:

  • discounts on ISPA sponsored workshops,
  • receive various ISPA newsletters and publications,
  • limited access to the ISPA Member Hub,
  • access to the ISPA Community Forum.
  •  and so much more – Click here for more details

2  Accredited Member

Accredited Members are recognized as fully qualified  or professional practitioners within their field of practice.

  • Annual Fee:  – $197 per annum
  • Meet the education standard of the specific college or has completed an approved course
  • First year post  graduation
  • Must  complete 10 hours supervision during their first year– 6 x Group and 4 x One on One Sessions 
  • Must complete 20 hours of Continuing Professional Development activity during their first year
  • Must hold a current First Aid Certificate – HLTAID001, -002, -003
  • Must hold a valid Police Check
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children or equivalent permit if working with children or the vulnerable
  • Must have Professional and Practice insurance cover 
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 3  Accredited Clinical Member

Accredited Clinical Members are experienced clinical professionals who are active in their field.  They are qualified in using  strategic approaches.

  • Annual Fee: – $197 per annum
  • Meets the education standard of their specific college or has completed an approved course
  • Has worked for more than 12 months in the field, gaining experience
  • Has logged over 500 hours of clinical practice in the previous year
  • Has completed 10 hours of group supervision annually 
  • Has completed 20 hours of CPD activity for the previous year
  • Must hold a current First Aid Certificate  – HLTAID001, 002, 003
  • Must hold a valid Police Check
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children or equivalent permit if working with children or the vulnerable
  • Must have Professional and Practice insurance cover
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 Fellow Membership

Fellows of ISPA are members who have made a significant and obvious contribution to their field of practice. They have a reputation at a national or international  level and continue to share their wisdom and experiences with others.

  • Annual Fee:  – $197 per annum
  • Meets the education standard of the specific college or has completed an approved course
  • Has over ten years of experience in their chosen  field
  • Has contributed to the field, industry in a nationally recognized manner
  • Does not need to be actively practicing.
  • Has extensive industry profile due to contributions made to their industry, field of practice on a national or international level. 
  • Identified by Advisory Board and National Committee
  • Ratified and approved by National Committee

 Life Membership

Life Members are our memories, our source of stories, expertise and enthusiasm for everyone. They are well known within ISPA and actively contribute to the ongoing success of their field across many levels.

  • Annual Fee: Complimentary
  • Meets the education standard of the specific college or has completed an approved course
  • Has over 20 years of experience in the field
  • Has contributed to the field, industry in a nationally recognized manner
  • Does not need to be actively practicing.
  • Has extensive industry profile due to contributions made to their industry, field of practice on a national or international level. 
  • Identified by Advisory Board and National Committee
  • Ratified and approved by National Committee

COACHING MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

Within ISPA,  Coaching Members are practitioners who use strategic approaches within their coaching interventions to support and enable change for their coaching clients. Coaches may be working in performance coaching, life coaching, health coaching, business coaching or other coaching fields.

FULL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS – Coaching


Level 2: Accredited Coach

Accredited Coach members are members who are recognized as fully qualified coach practitioners within their field of coaching.

  • Annual Fee:   – $147 per annum
  • Meets the education standard of the Coaching college or has completed an approved course
  • First year post graduation
  • Must complete 10 hours supervision every year– 6 x Group and 4 x One on One Sessions 
  • Must complete 20 hours of CPD activity every year
  • Must hold a current First Aid Certificate – HLTAID001, -002, -003
  • Must hold a valid Police Check
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children or equivalent permit if working with children, or the vulnerable
  • Must have Professional and Practice  insurance cover 
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Level 3: Accredited Master Coach

ISPA Accredited Master Coaches are experienced Coaches  who are active in their field. They are qualified in using  strategic approaches.

  • Annual Fee:   – $147 per annum
  • Meets the education standard of the Coaching College 
  • Has over 5 years of experience in the field
  • Must complete 10 hours supervision annually – 6 x Group and 4 x One on One Sessions 
  • Must complete 20 hours of CPD activity for the previous year
  • Must hold a current First Aid Certificate – HLTAID001,-002, -003
  • Must hold a valid Police Check
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children or equivalent permit if working with children
  • Must have Professional and Practice insurance cover 
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Neuro-Linguistic Program – NLP Based MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

Within ISPA,  NLP members are practitioners who combine NLP and strategic approaches  when working with their clients.

FULL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS – NLP


Level 2:  Accredited NLP Practitioner

Accredited NLP Practitioners are members who are recognized as qualified within NLP – at level2.

  • Annual Fee: –  $147 per annum
  • Meets the education standard of the NLP College. The minimum standard is an NLP Practitioner Certification
  • First year post graduation
  • Must complete 10 hours supervision every year– 6 x Group and 4 x One on One Sessions 
  • Must complete 20 hours of CPD activity every year
  • Must hold a current First Aid Certificate -HLTAID001 – 003
  • Must hold a valid Police Check
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children or equivalent permit if working with children or the vulnerable
  • Must have Professional and Practice insurance cover 
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Level 3:  Accredited NLP Psychotherapist

ISPA Accredited NLP Psychotherapists are recognized as fully qualified within NLP field –  at Master Practitioners  or level 3. They use strategic approaches with their clients.

  • Annual Fee:-  $147 per annum
  • Meets the education standard of the NLP College. This level requires a minimum of an NLP Master Practitioner Certification
  • Has a minimum of 12 months of experience in the field
  • Must complete 10 hours supervision annually – 10 x Group Sessions
  • Must complete 20 hours of CPD activity for the previous year
  • Must hold a current First Aid Certificate HLTAID001 -003
  • Must hold a valid Police Check
  • Must hold a valid Working with Children or equivalent permit if working with children or the vulnerable
  • Must have Professional and Practice insurance cover.
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