Membership of APATAP is available to those who, within their professional duties conduct threat assessments, stalking risk assessments and violence risks assessments, or are conducting research into these areas. Membership is also open to those providing legal services or counsel, mental health care, or security management of related cases.
Join now and receive immediate access to a range of benefits, including:
- Linkage with a global network of threat assessment professionals with reciprocal membership to all the TAPS (Canada, Europe and the United States)
- Reduced conference fees
to all APATAP conferences and events, and all international TAP conferences,
providing fantastic global networking opportunities
- Access to the Journal of
Threat Assessment and Management, the official journal of the International
TAPs. The JTAM is published by the American
Psychological Association and is a forum for scholarly dialogue regarding the
most important emerging issues in the field of violence risk assessment. View APA's description of the Journal.
access to the members only section of the website which includes an
Intelligence newsletter, all presentation slides of previous conferences and
the latest news on events and literature relevant to the field
opportunities: All current members who have an interest in developing their own
careers and promoting the aims of the Association have the opportunity to put
themselves forward to become a voted member of the Executive and General
committees. These opportunities are extended to members prior to the Annual
Membership can be obtained at three distinct levels.
Affiliate membership can be granted to those who have applied for membership without the endorsement of existing members. This grade of membership is encouraged for students and those new to the field who are seeking to further their knowledge and establish professional connections within the threat management field.
General membership require nomination by two existing members, who are general members or above, and approval by the APATAP Committee.
Endorsed experts* are members who have applied for, and met, the stipulated criteria for recognition as an endorsed expert in the field of threat management.
* At the current time, APATAP only have the Affiliate and General membership grades open as the requirements for an Endorsed Expert are currently being finalised. These requirements will be sent out to all General members once confirmed and published.