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Benefits Include:

  • A subscription to The Community Psychologist, which contains the latest news from SCRA's leadership and members, as well as opportunities for professional development and collaboration;
  • A subscription to the American Journal of Community Psychology (a $280 value) and online access to all current and past issues;
  • A reduced rate (75% off) for an individual subscription to the Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community;
  • Reduced membership dues ($50) for The Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice( (formerly the American Orthopsychiatric Association, or Ortho);
  • Involvement in formal and informal meetings at regional and national conferences;
  • Participation in Interest Groups, Task Forces, and Committees;
  • Access to SCRA listservs for active and continuous interaction about resources and issues in community research and action;
  • Access to the members section of the SCRA website, which includes resources for teaching, practice, research, and policy; employment information; notices of regional conferences; links to international community psychology organizations; and member blogs;
  • Opportunities to apply for small grants and awards to support and recognize the diverse work of community psychologists;
  • Access to the online Membership Directory which features hundreds of contacts right at your fingertips;
  • Opportunities for students to be active participants. (e.g., Representatives on the Executive Committee, Student Regional Coordinators, presentations at regional Eco-Community conferences, members of the Editorial Board of the AJCP, contributors to TCP, the society newsletter);
  • Access to unique student benefits, e.g., travel awards to biennial conferences, scholarships to support students on their research projects, dissertation awards recognizing outstanding student contributions;
  • Opportunities for on-going professional development (e.g., individual and group mentoring, trainings, and consultation via an early career listserv). 

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Types of Membership Price
SCRA US Membership: Psychologists and people from related disciplines such as psychiatry, social work, sociology, anthropology, public health, and political science, including teachers, researchers, and activists. $75.00
SCRA International Membership: Non-US Members. $60.00
SCRA International Membership - Electronic Publications Only: Non-US Members. $30.00
SCRA Student Membership: Undergraduate and graduate students in psychology and related disciplines. $30.00
SCRA Senior Member: must be 65 or over, retired, and a member of SCRA/Div 27 for 20 years. $15.00
SCRA Undergrad Membership - Electronic Publication Only: Available to any current undergraduate student and any recent (within a year) graduate who has not entered graduate school. Both US and International students are eligible. two years, $15.00
SCRA Early Career Membership: Available to individuals for the first consecutive three years after obtaining a terminal degree. If individual has accepted one-year gift membership, Early Career Membership term is limited to two years. Both US and International graduates are eligible. $45.00
SCRA 12-month New Graduate Gift Membership - Electronic Publication Only: Membership must be activated within six months after graduation with a terminal degree. Following the gift membership year, you are eligible for two years of an Early Career Membership, a discounted membership with electronic publication access only. If you are eligible, please email and request access to the Gift Membership application.  $0

Electronic Delivery of TCP and AJCP

If you are an SCRA member and wish to receive your copy of AJCP electronically rather than a hard copy, you can choose that option by changing the settings in your membership profile. To log in to your membership profile go to this page

Look for the filed that says: "Journal Subscription - AJCP and select either electronic or print. 

If you need instructions on updating your membership profile you can find them here.