ATAP Student Membership Applicant
I have known the applicant for:
A graduate level student in good academic standing
aending a regional or naonal-level accredited educaonal
Engaged in study and/or research in the behavioral sciences,
criminal jusce and/or related studies.
Acvely involved in the study or research of threat
assessment or violence risk assessment.
Is the student applicant, by the nature of their academic studies
(Check all that apply):
Sponsor knowledge of candidate (Check all that apply):
I have personal knowledge of the student applicant’s
I have discussed the responsibilies of being an ATAP
member with the student applicant and I feel condent that
the applicant understands the nature of ATAP as a professional
networking, educaon, and fellowship organizaon rather than
a tool for markeng.
In my opinion, the applicant qualies to become a student
member of ATAP and I am sponsoring this applicant.
To the best of my knowledge, there is nothing in the
applicant’s professional/personal history that would present a
potenal concern as a member of ATAP.
I aest that to the best of my knowledge, the above
informaon is accurate.
Student Applicant’s name:
Thank you for taking the me to assist in ensuring
ATAP’s connued growth by sponsoring a new
student member. By taking acons to verify
certain aspects of the applicant’s background
and accurately compleng this form, you are
taking the important rst step in the process
of: (1) enlisng qualied new members; and
(2) just as importantly, screening out applicants
who are not suited for membership. Please
make certain that you have had a substanve
conversaon with this applicant prior to
compleng this form. While it is easy to
describe the benets of membership in ATAP, it
is vital that they understand the responsibilies
that come with membership.
If you do not feel comfortable in sponsoring
this applicant, please have a conversaon with
them and do not return this form.
Student Membership Criteria
A student membership within ATAP is appropriate for a graduate level student in good standing aending a regional- or
naonal-level accredited educaonal instuon who wishes to become a member of the associaon, but does not qualify
as listed in Arcle IV (A) of the ATAP Bylaws. To qualify for a student membership, the individual must meet the following
1. The student must be currently engaged in study and/or research in the behavioral sciences, psychology, criminal
jusce and/or related studies and must be acvely involved in the study or research of threat assessment or violence
2. Student applicants must be sponsored by a member in good standing. A prospecve member shall submit his or her
completed applicaon signed by the sponsoring member and a non-refundable applicaon fee to the appropriate
Chapter Membership Coordinator or other designated Chapter Ocer.
3. Submit payment of annual dues once their chapter has veried that the student is sll acve in a study/research
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