Membership Requirements
Please take a few minutes to review the membership types below. This guide will help you determine your eligitability in the Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District.

Legal Professional

Membership Cost
$200 Annual Membership | If paid by January 31
$225 Annual Membership | If paid AFTER January 31
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of Mediation Training
  • Completion of Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training
  • Practicing Law for a MINIMUM of 3 Years
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Mental Health Professional

Membership Cost
$200 Annual Membership | If paid by January 31
$225 Annual Membership | If paid AFTER January 31
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

  • Mental Health License
    Must posses a New York license in good standing as:
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • Psychiatrist
    • Other License
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Financial Professional

Membership Cost
$200 Annual Membership | If paid by January 31
$225 Annual Membership | If paid AFTER January 31
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

  • 3 Years Experience and Education in Financial Aspects of divorce and/or personal financial planning concepts

  • License in good standing:
    (One Required)
    • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
    • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)
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Affiliate Member

Membership Cost
$100 Annual Membership
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

Successful completion of 2 hour Introductory Local Collaborative Practice training program.

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Student / Intern Member

Membership Cost
$75 Annual Membership
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

Continuous course of study in law, mental health field, financial planning, or accounting. Student/Intern members may be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, which upon completion of that area of study, and upon completion of the requisite collaborative divorce training, would qualify the student for full voting membership.

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Paralegal Member

Membership Cost
$100 Annual Membership
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

Successful completion of the 2 hour Introductory Local Collaborative Practice training program.

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Emeritus Membership Registration

Membership Cost
No Cost Annual Membership
Membership Term
Membership in the CDACD is from January 1st to December 31st.
Membership Requirements

Members must meet the following requirements:

This subscription is available for retired professionals.

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