How to Become a Member
To become a member of the Association for Positive Behavior Support:
1. Log on to the Online Membership Website
and complete your membership application or renewal and payment there.
- OR -
2. Mail a completed Membership Form with payment and supporting documentation (if needed) to the APBS office.
To obtain a Membership Form, download a PDF of the Membership Form
The Association for Positive Behavior Support
P.O. Box 328
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Fax: (570) 389-3980
Telephone: (570) 389-4081
If you have questions about becoming a member of APBS, please contact
Crystal Andrezze, APBS Membership Coordinator.
Effective July 1, 2008
|Regular membership: $80.00/year
or 3 years for $200.00
| Family membership: $35.00/year
|Agency membership: $125.00/year|
|Student membership: $35.00/year|
|Transitional membership: $50/year|
Family Membership will be given to individuals who verify that they are
providing direct care or support to an immediate family member, i.e.,
child, adolescent or adult, who demonstrates chronic or persistent
challenging behavior. Applicant must complete verification on their
Agency membership will include the following benefits:
a) an identified agency contact will receive one copy
of JPBI (including the APBS Newsletter) on a quarterly
b) the agency contact will have one (1) vote on APBS
voting matters, including elections, and
c) the Agency will be able to register up to a maximum
of three (3) agency staff to attend the annual conference
at the membership rate for that given year, given that
they meet all relevant deadlines established for registration.
Student members are full-time undergraduate or graduate
students, residents, or interns.
Students must complete verification of full-time student,
intern, or resident status on their Membership Form.
A Student APBS member who completes his/her full-time
status as a student may join as a Transitional member
for a period of one year. If you believe you are eligible for Transitional Membership, please contact
Crystal Andrezze for details.
Opportunities to vote on business matters and elect
members of the board
Subscription to The Journal on Positive Behavior Interventions
Subscription to the quarterly APBS Newsletter
Discounted registration for APBS Conferences