NYACP Membership Information and Benefits

Advancing Collaborative Practice in Metropolitan New York

The New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (NYACP) is the resource for attorneys, financial professionals and mental health professionals who work with divorcing couples and want to enhance their Collaborative Practice.

It is NYACP's mission to empower our members to achieve excellence in their Collaborative skills and practice.  Membership provides the opportunity to achieve excellence in developing and perfecting Collaborative skills through creative, open minded, honest and transparent efforts with divorcing couples and in our collaborative community.  

The NYACP membership year is from January through December. Annual memberships are due by January 1 each year.  

After June 1, new Professional Members will be offered a prorated dues of $395 for the remainder of that calendar year.  In November of the year you join, you will receive an invoice for the full amount as your dues for the next calendar year.

NYACP member benefits include:

  • Web site profile for increasing on-line visibility among prospective clients and referral sources
  • Member-only web site link to access resources on training and practice materials, including protocols, forms and checklists
  • Nationally recognized training and education programs to increase your competence in Collaborative Practice
  • Annual professional symposium to educate prospective referral sources and other professionals on Collaborative Practice
  • Ongoing networking events with like-minded professionals to introduce you to Collaborative Practice colleagues and prospective referral sources
  • Regional community building opportunities to strengthen your relationship with Collaborative Practice professionals in your area
  • Newsletter to learn about NYACP events, trainings, and member updates
  • Resources and training on how to promote your Collaborative Practice to assist you in attracting more Collaborative Practice clients.  These resources include over 50 reference documents in our Member Library.
  • Member-Only Video Library of training videos provided by our professional members and training presenters. The NYACP Video Library is a list of videos that offer, quality, professional development programs to collaborative professionals produced by our members and training professionals for you to view at your convenience.
  • NYACP Videosocials package through NYACP offers the opportunity to create and post video blogs of your expertise. Videosocials.net will create a special video marketing package for you; all you need is Zoom. Try it out for free before signing up for the package, then add four more videos for unlimited re-posting for $150. 

Why you should join:

The refinement of skills as well as the development of vibrant, trusting and respectful professional relations are a cornerstone of the value of membership in NYACP.

  • Connect to the local Collaborative community and like-minded professionals
  • Engage in professional development activities
  • Deepen understanding of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Practice skills, evaluate complex case scenarios, brainstorm approaches, and learn from others in multidisciplinary peer support groups
  • Gain proficiency in NYACP practice protocols in order to deliver a consistent and quality experience for clients
  • Ensure best practices in Collaborative conflict resolution
  • Develop rewarding personal relationships
  • Join in helping people in conflict find resolution through decency, respect, and understanding

Trainings, Meetings & Events

Our programs offer our members the opportunity to train with nationally recognized instructors to improve their Collaborative practice skills in substance, process and team functioning.  Learn More

Membership Requirements

At NYACP, we take pride that our members are the best in their fields. We welcome new members but please make sure you meet all requirements before joining. See our membership requirement page to make sure you're ready. Learn More

What is a Collaborative Practice?

Many today are seeking an alternative to traditional divorce, one that minimizes the time, expense and hostility that are so often a part of divorce.  Learn More