Apply to Become a Member of The Ohio Council

The Ohio Council has four membership categories


Full Membership, Category I:
Behavioral Health & Family Services Provider Organization


Member Application Membership Criteria:

  • Organization must be a private (i.e. non-governmental) entity and deliver alcohol, drug, mental health, and/or family services.
  • Organization must be licensed, certified or accredited by an Ohio department of state government or by a nationally recognized certification/accreditation organization.
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Full Membership, Category II: 
Department, Office, or Program of a Larger Private, Non-Profit Health Care/Social Service Entity; and a Behavioral Health Department, Office or Program of a Public Educational Institution

Member Application Membership Criteria:

  • Organization must be a department, office or program that delivers alcohol, drug, mental health and/or family services and is part of a larger private health care/social service entity; or a behavioral health department, office or program of a public educational institution.
  • Organization must be licensed, certified or accredited by an Ohio department of state government or by a nationally recognized certification/accreditation organization (or fall under the certification/accreditation of the larger health care entity of which it is part).

*Restrictions regarding Membership Category II:

  • The larger corporate entity cannot provide behavioral health and/or family services as its primary business.
  • The department, office or program is not eligible for group products which provide member benefits based on the entire organization.
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Affiliate Membership, Category III:

Workers' Compensation Group Participant

Associate, non-voting membership can be be extended to individuals, firms or companies that are directly or indirectly associated with the behavioral health & family services industry but are not eligible for full membership in the Ohio Council.

The sole purpose of this membership category is for members to participate in the Ohio Council’s Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program. Members shall receive no other benefits and/or services from the Ohio Council, and are not permitted to participate in other Ohio Council endorsed group programs.

Annual membership dues are $100.

Download Affiliate Application

Affiliate Membership, Category IV:

Individual, Firm, or Company Offering Goods and Services to the Behavioral Health & Family Services Industry

 

Affiliate, non-voting membership shall be extended to individuals, firms or companies that offer goods and services to the behavioral health and family services industry, but are not eligible for full membership in the Ohio Council. Members are not permitted to participate in Ohio Council endorsed group programs or member committees. Organizations providing mental health, alcohol, drug addiction and/or family services are not eligible to join this membership category.

Annual membership dues are $1,800.

Download Affiliate Application

Questions about Ohio Council membership?
Please contact Brenda Cornett, Associate Director for Administrative Services, at (614) 228-0747, [email protected]