Becoming a member

Are you interested in becoming a member?

Then contact us at info@apapsxm.com and we will send you further information to enrol. 

We have the following types of membership: 

Ordinary member:

This is the regular membership of the Association. You are welcome to join all meetings and activities and participate actively to contribute to the goals of the association. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Doctoraal/Master (WO/University) in psychology or related fields
  • Living on St. Maarten

 

Costs:                   100 US Dollar

Boardmember

This person is an active ordinary member who is officially also part of the board. You have to be elected to get this membership. 

Requirements:

  • Doctoraal/Master in psychology (WO/University) or related fields
  • Living on St. Maarten
  • Present during board meeting to utmost possibilities 

Costs:                    100 US Dollar 

There is a distinction between active and non active members. You are active if you are present for at least three meetings a year. Active members get a discount for activities and/or materials.

Associate membership

This membership is developed for persons who are professionals in psychology or related field, who do not fit all the criteria of the regular membership but are interested to be involved. They can join meetings, stay updated about developments and invited to join activities.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor (HBO or WO) in psychology or related fields
  • Living (for at least several months a year) on St. Maarten or Dutch Antillies
  • Providing a constructive addition to the association 

Costs:             75 dollar

Retired member

This membership is developed for persons who used to be members before, are etired but still want to stay connected to the association. They will be updated regularly about the developments and invited to join during activities.

 

Requirements:

  • Retired from profession in psychology or related field 
  • Used to have one of the other memberships (ordinary, board, associate) before
  • Does not have to live on St. Maarten anymore

Costs:            20 US Dollar

 

Honorary member

A membership for life that is given by the board when a person has made “distinctive contributions” in the workfield on St. Maarten and/or to the Assocation. The membership provides all the rights and privileges of a normal membership.

Requirements: 

  • Does not have to be a member before
  • Does not have to live on St. Maarten
  • Has to have made “distinctive contributions” in the workfield on St. Maarten and/or to the Assocation. 

Costs:       None

 

Student membership

Membership for students who want to be updated about development in the workfield on St. Maarten and be involved during activities.

Requirements:

  • Studying psychology or related field
  • Does not have to live on St. Maarten 
Costs:              30 US Dollar