Membership Information

We welcome anyone to contact us to learn more about what it means to be a Collaborative Professional and a member of Howard County Collaborative Professionals. We have members from many professions including legal, mental health, financial, real estate, etc.

Member Application & Dues

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HCCP Membership Application


Why Join HCCP?

Affiliation with an network of professionals committed to promoting collaborative practice

  • Listing — including your photo, bio, and contact information — on the HCCP website as an active collaborative professional
  • Mentoring and sharing of “best practices” with experienced colleagues
  • Training and education programs
  • Publish articles on the HCCP blog

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Membership Requirements

  • Attend Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training, minimum of 13 hours.
  • Require 4 out of 8 meetings: per year: Members sign in, pay, treasurer keeps record.
  • Comply with all the rules of HCCP as they evolve.
  • Complete 8 hours of educational training (ADR, Collaborative Practice, Team Building- Enhancing Collaborative Practice In-services) per year documented with renewed membership. These 8 hours can include practice group meetings with an additional substantive educational component. **
  • A required membership with IACP simultaneous with membership with HCCP for all Attorneys, Mental Health professionals and Financial Neutrals. (Support Professionals are excluded from this criteria, but membership is encouraged.)
  • Pay annual HCCP and IACP membership dues. *
  • Agree to the public use of name on the List of Professionals maintained by HCCP once basic requirements are met.
  • Each Professional must be a member in good standing within their own profession.
  • Each Professional shall take responsibility to become familiar with the Best Practice Protocol Resource for a Full Team Model: Collaborative Divorce; D.C. Metro Protocols Committee.These are posted on the HCCP Website.

Noted: *IACP membership requires a minimum of 30 hours of Basic ADR and Negotiation Skills/ Mediation Training (within one year of becoming a member). HCCP strongly recommends this requirement be fulfilled. ** All trainings will be documented on the HCCP renewal/application form.

Affiliated Organizations and Collaborative Practice Resources