Who Should Apply for the Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section?

Individuals applying for membership in the Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section shall be engaged in education, research or practice in the forensic application of: Forensic Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Neuro-Psychology, Counseling, School Psychology, or Research Psychology.

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership include:

  • Reduced registration rate for the AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Complimentary meeting registration for Student Affiliates in good standing, in exchange for meeting volunteer service
  • Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS)digital subscription for full dues-paying members (Student Affiliates, Retired Members, and Retired Fellows may subscribe at a reduced rate of $45)
  • 30% discount on new and bestselling forensic science books from CRC Press (2020 dues year)
  • AAFS Newsfeed e-alerts
  • Opportunity to serve on Academy-wide and section committees
  • Opportunity to have a voice in AAFS bylaws, policies, decision-making, etc.
  • Opportunity to apply for grants, scholarships, and award funding
  • Opportunity to advance to a status (Retired Member/Retired Fellow) that includes complimentary annual dues (Retired Fellows also receive complimentary meeting registration)
  • Access to communicate with fellow forensic professionals in educational, private, research, and governmental fields around the world
  • Assistance in researching JFS archived articles

Status

Student Affiliate
Trainee Affiliate
Associate Member
Member
Fellow