Membership in the state California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) organization is a prerequisite for membership in the Central Valley Chapter (CV CAMFT) and your state number is required upon registration.
Membership is open to Licensed MFTs, Registered Associates, Registered Trainees, and professionals in related fields, i.e., Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, Psychiatrists, etc.
Membership Levels & Dues:
You are considered a new member if you have never been a member of this local chapter of CAMFT OR you have been on inactive status for one year or more. Fees are stated below and membership period is 1 year from the date you join this chapter. Reminder renewal notices will be automatically sent by email with a link to renew your membership. You will not automatically be charged for the new membership period.
Clinical Members include clinicians holding a License governed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), such as LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, and LEP. Yearly dues are $60.
Associate Members include pre-licensed clinicians who are registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), such as AMFT, AMPCC, and ASW, Once licensed and we receive notification of your license number, the Chapter will up manually upgrade your membership to clinical status at no extra charge for the remainder of the calendar year in which you become licensed. Yearly dues are $30.
Student Members are those enrolled in post-secondary or graduate school, or those who have graduated and are awaiting associate registration with the California BBS. Yearly dues are $20 Once you have registered as an associate and we receive your associate number, the Chapter will manually upgrade your membership to Pre-licensed associate status at no extra charge for the remainder of the registration year in which you become licensed.
Affiliate Members include members in fields related to mental health who are interested in being professional members of our chapter, such as PsyD, PhD, JD, MD, DO, or other ancillary professionals. Yearly dues are $30.
Retired Members are clinicians who are either previously held a license to practice psychotherapy or currently hold such license but are seeing five or less clients per week. We value your wisdom and would like to offer you a discounted membership for $30 per year.
Membership Renewal Note:
Those members who do not pay their renewal fees by the last day of their registration year will be placed on inactive status and will be subject to a $10 reactivation fee upon renewal. Members who remain inactive for more than 1 year will have to rejoin as a new member.