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The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect
ISPCAN is a global membership organization for anyone working or interested in the protection of child rights. Wherever children live, learn and play under the care of adults are opportunities for intervention and prevention. We equip multidisciplinary professionals with tools and resources to build better systems of care, improving quality of life for children in every region of the world.
Memberships Provide Valuable Resources and Access to Multidisciplinary Networks
One ISPCAN mental, physical health, legal or front line provider helps 1,000 kids a year or treats over 20,000 in their careers.
Our members give them hope and a chance at a normal life, ensure best practice and quality improvements in systems of care globally.
Subscription to Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, our monthly peer-reviewed publication
Access to educational webinars, data tools, and special reports on cutting-edge CAN topics
Reduced rates at ISPCAN international congresses
Training and networking opportunities across all disciplines
Connect with like-minded researchers, practitioners, and multidisciplinary professionals globally
Opportunity to contribute CAN data to the special reports and represent your region
Multidisciplinary training tools and curricula, e-courses, e-library of reports, presentations
Free use of ICAST data collection tools, available in multiple languages
ISPCAN publications including World Perspectives on Child Abuse & other Resource Guides
Participate in ISPCAN Working Groups and Regional Networks
Access to the ISPCAN Member Logo to feature on your website, business cards, email signature, etc.
Major discounts for ISPCAN congress
Author discounts for new open access journal Child Protection & Practice
Individual Member Pricing Options
Standard Membership – Discounted*
*Reduced rate for individuals in middle/low income countries as determined by World Bank.
For students or recently qualified professionals an opportunity to become familiar with ISPCAN. Not eligible to run for Executive Council.
This membership category is limited to community health workers, family support workers, child protection workers, law enforcement, school teachers and administrators, school counselors, nurses, paramedics, journalists/media, court judges, child advocate attorneys, clergy, juvenile probation, detention or correctional officers, daycare/preschool workers, coaches, parents, survivors and anyone interested in learning more about this topic.
The Emeritus Membership is available to ISPCAN members who have concluded their working or professional career and are no longer actively working. The member must provide proof of their retirement and cannot run for Executive Council.
Organization Member Options
High Income Country Residents $165 + $50/each additional person
Low to Middle Income Country Residents $65 + $50/each additional person
For groups of 5 or more members from the same organization we offer a discounted group rate. The first member will pay the standard rate of $165 High Income Country Residents or $65 Low to Middle Income Country Residents, and each additional member will cost $50 each. Each group member will receive one subscription to the online Journal and all other benefits of Standard Membership. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Our Country Partners are like-minded organizations or non-profits within a country or region who have applied to our program in order to share resources, experiences, and research and support each other’s work in ending child maltreatment. Applications undergo rigorous screening and must have at least three individual ISPCAN members to remain active. Benefits include co-hosting conferences, having free booths at ISPCAN events, promoting regional events and resources on the ISPCAN website, and use of our logo for marketing. Click Here for more information.