|Member Type||Annual Dues||Eligibility||Features|
|Active||$225||Must be a certified hand therapist (CHT).||An active member may vote, hold elected office and participate on (or chair) committees.|
|New CHT||$185||A CHT who has passed the CHT exam within the past 12 months.|
|Associate||$225||A Certified or Licensed occupational or physical therapist.||An associate member may serve on, (but not chair) committees, and may vote only to elect an associate representative.|
|Retired||$85||A current Active or Associate member who is no longer practicing, but wishes to remain connected to the Society may apply for Retired status. ***||
Applications for Active Retired, Associate Retired, Active Leave of Absence of Associate Leave of Absence must be made in writing. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis. More information is available from ASHT Member Services at 856-380-6856.
NOTE: These categories are intended for members who are unemployed or employed for less than 10 hours a week.
|Leave of absence||$85||
A current Active or Associate member who has taken a planned or unplanned leave of absence from the profession may apply for Leave of Absence status. ***
Requires a signed statement outlining the reason for the leave of absence. Supporting documentation is required.
|Step-Up||$175||Must have graduated from OT or PT school within the past 12 months.|
|Affiliate||$175||Must be a certified or licensed occupational therapy or physical therapy assistant.||An affiliate member may serve on (but not chair) committees. Affiliate members cannot vote.|
|Student||$45||Must be enrolled in a full-time accredited entry-level (masters/doctoral) occupational or physical therapy degree program. (Verification required.)||Student members may be invited to participate in ASHT activities, but may not hold elective office, chair committees or vote.|
|Lifetime||$0||The nomination is open to ASHT members active for a minimum of 15 years and to those members who are founding members.||Administered through ASHT's Awards Program.|
|Honorary||$0||The Honorary Award nomination is open to professionals who are not certified hand therapists (CHTs) and/or those not eligible to be members of the Society.||Administered through ASHT's Awards Program.|
*** For more information, please contact ASHT Member Services at 856-380-6856.