How to Become a Member

CP Cal is a unique organization of collaborative practice groups!

Step-by-step on how to become a member:

  1. Download and complete the Membership Application form.
  2. Add your check (or credit card information) for the first year’s dues and the one-time Web site application. (The Web site fee may be paid in two equal installments over two years.)
  3. Snail mail or e-mail the completed application and payment to the address shown on the application form.

Member Group Eligibility:

The majority of members in CP Cal-eligible practice groups must:

  • Be members of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
  • Meet the Minimum Standards for Collaborative Professionals (“Minimum Standards”) as promulgated by the IACP

Each “practice group” must have at least five (5) professional members, each of whom holds a professional license and/or designation recognized by the “Minimum Standards”.  There is no prohibition on a member group having as associate members additional professionals who aren’t required to be IACP members and/or have a professional license or designation recognized by the IACP.

Representation of Member Groups:

Each Member Group is entitled to one or more delegates on the Conference of Delegates of CP Cal, with each delegate having one vote at the Conference meetings.

Groups with 76 or more members:

Receive five delegates

Groups with 50 to 75 members:

Receive four delegates

Groups with 30 to 49 members:

Receive three delegates

Groups with 10 to 29 members:

Receive two delegates

Groups with 9 or fewer members:

Receive one delegate

Responsibilities of Member Groups:

  • Payment of all dues and assessments as may be levied from time to time by the Conference of Delegates
  • Cooperation with CP Cal and other member groups to promote the purposes of CP Cal
  • Adherence to the Ethical Standards for Collaborative Professionals promulgated by the IACP, the laws of the United States and the State of California