• Membership follows the fiscal year, July 1 thru June 30.
  • Programs can support the work of the Council through active membership, whether or not the program is accredited.
  • To become a member, complete the Membership Application found on the Council website and submit it with a check for the annual dues to ASCENT Management or complete online application and online payment. 

CSHSE Board approved a change in membership policy and membership rate increases at the November 2021 board meeting.  These rates will take effect July 1, 2022.  A reminder notice for the July 2022-2023 membership year will be sent out in April 2022. 

  • There is one membership per institution. Effective July 1, 2022, membership fees will be based on the highest degree human service program level that can be earned at the institution:
    • Associate degree- $550; Baccalaureate -$650; Master’s- $750
  • If an institution offers a human service program at two-degree levels, the membership fee will be assessed at the highest degree level. For example, if an associate and baccalaureate human service degree is offered, then the membership rate is $650. If a baccalaureate and master’s human services degree is offered, then the membership rate is $750.
  • Billing procedures:
    • An invoice will be mailed on April 1 and payment is due no later than July 15.
    • If the membership fee has not been received by September 15, a second billing invoice will be sent with a late charge of $25.
    • If payment is not received by October 31st, a reinstatement fee of $75 will also be charged.
    • If payment is not received by December 31st, accredited programs will lose their membership and lapse accreditation.

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