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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION:
 
The Membership Application Form is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). To read or print this form, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which is distributed free of charge by Adobe (Click here to download).
 
Send completed forms along with payment to:
          ARSP
          P.O. Box 80692
          Austin, Texas 78708

 
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:
 
Membership provides access to continuing educational opportunities.
  • ARSP offers its members a chance to network and attend meeting, educational programs, and social events in their communities.
  • ARSP holds an annual conference and brings together professionals to discuss, teach, and learn about new and relevant issues.
  • ARSP provides CEUs for professionals interested in advancing their education in the field.

REASONS FOR JOINING:
 
1. Express your professionalism.
Add your name to the ranks of other members who express the pride in the profession you have chosen.
 
2. Underscore your integrity.
ARSP has a reputation for upholding high standards. Its members follow the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.
 
3. Advance your career.
ARSP members have educational opportunities designed to increase knowledge and keep up with the newest information, both on the international and local levels.
 
4. Network with others who do what you do.
Making connections is an important part of advocating for the cause you represent. Meet others who can help you make those connections.
 
5. Advocate for your profession.
ARSP has a developing program that monitors trends in education, regulation, and standard practices, and periodically advises members on required action.
 
6. Serve your profession.
Opportunities are available for individuals to serve on international and local committees that work on a variety of issues related to uprooted and displaced people and their plight.
 
7. Use available resources and share best practices.
ARSP is developing an online resource center that will provide its members with the resources needed to do their job well.
 
8. Travel Opportunities.
ARSP will organize trips to "hot spots" of the world where members will have an opportunity to learn about different stages of a refugee's journey.
 

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