Policies and Procedures
Practicing/Non-Practicing Membership Reinstatement is available for past members when received (requested in writing) within 3 years (36 months) of last being a Practicing or Non-practicing members in good standing with the BCAK. The date of request is the date a written request is received by the BCAK office and excludes all other forms of request.
Who does not qualify for reinstatement
- Previous members who do not apply within the 3 year reinstatement period.
- Previous members who owe monies to the association (including accrued interest), until such time as the outstanding amounts are paid in full.
- Previous members who have not fulfilled the continuing education requirements for reinstatement.
- Previous members who were expelled from the association regardless of when they were last a member in good standing.
- Members who are currently suspended.
****Previous members who do not qualify for reinstatement are required to initiate a new membership application process and meet all the current requirements for membership****
Continuing Education Requirements for Reinstatement
A total of 20 credits for each year membership has been not in good standing.
The requirements reflect that membership renewal begins in mid November of the previous year. If you are looking to reinstate from November 15 to December 31, you will require to have completed the current years credits to qualify. An additional 20 credits will be required should you wish to renew for the subsequent year if you were reinstated between January and November 14th.
Year 1 - 20 credits
Year 2 - 40 credits
Year 3 - 60 credits
Year 3+ - 80 credits (applies to reinstatements effective 35 to 36 months, since last being a member in good standing, reinstatement is not available after 36 months have passed)
Example-1: Membership expired in December 2021, reinstatement applied for and approved in July 2022 - 6 months after last being a member in good standing.
2021: 20 credits owed
To renew in 2023 an additional 20 credits will be required and you cannot reuse credits used for reinstatement.
Total Credits Required = 20 credits.
Example-2: Membership expired December 2021, reinstatement applied for and approved December 5th, 11 months later.
2021: 20 credits owed
2022: 20 credits owed (as the 2023 membership purchase period has begun and your membership will run until the end of 2023 and not end in December 2022)
To renew in 2024, an additional 20 credits will be required and you cannot reuse credits used for reinstatement.
Total Credits Required = 40 credits.
- Fall within the categories indicated in the Continuing Education Categories Table for Reinstatement.
- Be within the Scope of Practice of Kinesiology as defined by the BCAK.
- Be relevant to your area of intended practice upon becoming a member. (Note: A letter of intent or declaration of intended practice area is required as part of your application for reinstatement) and,
- Be verifiable by the BCAK. BCAK must be able to confirm or authenticate any documentation provide. BCAK reserves the right to request additional verification of support documentation or reject a submission, should it not be able to authenticate any documentation provided. Mentoring, self-directed education and unregistered webinars/seminars do not qualify as acceptable continuing education.