Membership

Any person over the age of eighteen years is eligible for membership, subject to the provisions of membership.

Categories of membership:

There are four categories of membership:

1) Student Member: One-time (non-refundable) registration fee of US $5 plus annual membership fee of US $5

2) Regular Member: One-time (non-refundable) registration fee of US $10 plus annual membership fee of US $10.

3) Professional Member: One-time( non-refundable) registration fee of US $20 plus annual membership fee of US $15.

4) Drug Demand Professional: One-time (non-refundable) registration fee of US $40 plus annual membership fee of US $25.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

1) Student Membership

 Criteria:

• Attending an educational institution (any field) or attending training with drug demand reduction within their field of interest

• Acknowledgment and acceptance of ISSUP’s code of ethics

Benefits of membership:

• Information provided to support ongoing professional development

• Access to student networks

• Access to early careers network to develop professional standing

• Access to job opportunities

• Learning from the Knowledge Share section of the website

• The opportunity to publish work to the field via the ISSUP website

• Invitation to progress to other levels of provision of documentation on completion of studies

2) Regular Membership

 Criteria:

• An interested, non-professional applicant (can include volunteers, family members or non-accredited community members)

• Acknowledgment and acceptance of ISSUP’s code of ethics

 Benefits of membership

• Access to relevant online networks

• Learning from the Knowledge Share section of the website

• Ability to share work and experiences with others

Access to job opportunities from around the world

3) Professional Membership

This category is for those that are undertaking a role that makes a contribution to the drug demand reduction field, even if not necessarily a specialist or 100% dedicated to that activity. This includes professions such as:

• Social workers

• Religious leaders

• Medical profession

• Teachers

• Youth workers

• Community workers

• Academics

Criteria:

• An interest and/or contribution to drug demand reduction practice, policy or research

• Hold a professional qualification/credential/certification related to their field

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in their role

 Benefits of membership

• Access to relevant online networks

• Information provided to support ongoing professional development

• Access to job opportunities

• Learning from the Knowledge Share section of the website

• The opportunity to publish work to the field via the ISSUP website

4) Drug Demand Reduction Professional Membership

This level of membership is for those who have specific qualifications, expertise and experience directly linked to the drug demand reduction field

 Criteria:

Applicants should meet one or more of the following criteria:

• A minimum of 5 years significant and relevant experience working in the field of drug demand reduction (Prevention, Treatment or Recovery Support)

• Demonstrate a specific professional qualification in a field that is directly related to drug demand reduction as one of its fundamental purposes

• Demonstrate completion of internationally recognized training relevant to drug demand reduction

• Hold relevant qualifications/credentials related to substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery support

Benefits of membership

• Access to relevant online networks

• Information provided to support ongoing professional development

• Access to job opportunities

• Learning from the Knowledge Share section of the website

• The opportunity to publish work to the field via the ISSUP website

• Invitation and member discount to the ISSUP international/regional/national conferences

Payment Details:

Account Name: ISSUP-K

Bank: Co-op Bank

Branch: Business Centre

Acc No: 01134696828300

Mpesa Paybill

Business No: 400222

Account No: 322737 (followed by #; then your full name)

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For more information on membership call 0724 70 22 65 or fill application form

and send to secretary [at] issupkenya [dot] or [dot] ke

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