CFS Membership

Benefits of membership of the ACA Council on Forensic Sciences

  • Prestige within the chiropractic profession in being part of an ACA affiliated Specialty Council regarded for its excellence in examination and investigative knowledge and skill base.  Application acceptance demonstrates the high professional standards to which you are held by the Council as well as yourself and paves the way for furthering your education and credentials within the forensic community.
  • Invitation with discounted rates for the CFS Annual Fall Conference held in the Chicago area during its beautiful autumn October.  This conference provides state-approved CE hours and re-certification CE for Diplomates of the American Board of Forensic Professionals (DABFP).  This event also hosts the annual CFS member luncheon where members have the opportunity to meet, mingle and converse with their esteemed professional colleagues from across the country.
  • Complimentary subscription (a $114 value) to the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal which is indexed in PubMed.  CFS members receive both physical mailed copies and electronic access.  Members have been invited to get involved in the peer-reviewing process and potentially becoming JCM Editorial Board members.
  • Full access to the CFS website which has recently been overhauled. Ongoing expansions to online resources and networking with CFS peers from across the country provide unique tools to expand your professional aptitude and tap knowledge bases to help take on your own cases and undertakings.
  • Free listing of the current “in good standing” CFS members who have re-certified with the ABFP. The CFS frequently receives inquiries from attorneys and other potential clients in need of an expert. Inquirers will be directed to this online listing.
  • Access to the CFS email discussion group which was formed to exchange forensic science information to improve and advance the subspecialty. The group provides need-to-know education, articles of interest and updates important to forensic examiners. Share best practices, collaborate on common issues, and discuss emerging trends with your forensic peers. Increases networking with and referral opportunities from your fellow forensic experts.
  • Our members consistently cite the chance to give back as one of their biggest benefits to membership. Having received so much from the CFS, they look for ways to give of what they have learned. They can taking an active part in our Council by exposing fellow members to new tools, new techniques and new ways of thinking that helps them provide better forensic services.
  • Council representation on the ACA House of Delegates (HOD).
  • Exclusive affinity benefits such as access to a worldwide inventory of rentals cars and hotels at discounted rates, special rates from Bank of America, life insurance, annuity products and the Members Retirement Program (MRP) from AXA Equitable and rewards points when you shop online through the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA’s) corporate member program.

 ACA Membership

Note: membership in the Council on Forensic Sciences is contingent upon current membership in the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).

Complete the application form and send it to:

Council on Forensic Sciences
c/o Dr. Clayton Hopkins
6231 66th Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
hclinic@tampabay.rr.com

ACA Student Membership

Due to popular demand, the Council on Forensic Sciences has created a unique opportunity for Student ACA (SACA) members interested in the field of forensic sciences. *FREE* CFS student membership is contingent upon current student membership in the American Chiropractic Association.

Questions about your student membership? Contact your local SACA representative or the ACA athttp://www.ACAtoday.com.

Complete the application form and send it to:

Council on Forensic Sciences
c/o Dr. Clayton Hopkins
6231 66th Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
hclinic@tampabay.rr.com

Please note that membership in the Council on Forensic Sciences is contingent upon current membership in the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).