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Membership Benefits


Online Community

Networking Opportunities

FREE Official GAFN G Suite Access

FREE Program Resources

FREE and Discounted Tool Kits

Document and Resource Sharing

FREE and Discounted Forensic CE Opportunities

Discount on Annual Conference Registration Fee

FREE Group Peer and Case Reviews

FREE Clinical Practice Mentoring

FREE Expert Peer Review of Records

FREE Expert Trial Testimony Preparation

GAFN Committee Service Opportunities

FREE Clinical Assistance from Expert Colleagues in the State

Coming Soon: Electronic Quarterly Newsletter

Opportunities to Shape Policies Impacting Forensic Nursing Practice in Georgia

More to Come!


Membership Categories

Healthcare Professional Membership

Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Physicians, Residents, Physician's Assistant, Psychologists, Other Mental Health Providers.

Annual Membership: $85

2-Year Membership: $165

Associate Professional Membership

Advocates, Social Workers, Law Enforcement Personnel, Prosecutors, Criminal Defense Attorneys and Public Defenders, Private Attorneys, Forensic Scientists, Criminalists, Victim Witness Liaisons, Forensics Interviewers, Coroner, etc.

Annual Associate Membership: $60

2-Year Associate Membership: $115

Student Membership

Must provide evidence of current enrollment in an accredited nursing program leading to initial licensure as a nurse at an accredited college or university in the United States and expresses an interest in pursuing a sub-specialty in forensic nursing upon graduation or within two (2) years of initial licensure as a nurse. 


Any individual holding a nursing license or has previously held a nursing license does not qualify for student membership. 

Annual Student Membership: $50

Retired Membership

Retired Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Physicians, Physician's Assistants, Psychologists, Other Mental Health Providers.

Annual Retired Membership: $55

Important Note

By clicking on the appropriate box below, new members should first select their membership option and submit payment for the selected option (Step 1). Immediately following payment, new members must return to this page to complete the application for membership (Step 2).


Organizational Membership

Eligibility Requirements

A discount is given to organizations that register multiple employees and/or volunteers at a single point in time. An "organization" is defined as a rape crisis center, children's advocacy center, free-standing or other community-based medical-forensic clinic, hospital, coroner or medical examiner's office, other medical-forensic facility, law enforcement agency, county prosecutor's office, or single public defender's office. 

3-10 Members from Same Organization:

Discount: $5 per Member


11-25 Members from Same Organization:

Discount: $8 per Member

Organizations must register the members at the same time to receive the discount. Each membership must be assigned to the name of an employee of the qualifying organization at the time of purchase, and memberships are non-transferable. Organizational memberships must be paid by the organization and not individual applicants.


Organizations who would like to purchase memberships for their employees and/or volunteers should send a request to GAFN for an invoice to: admin@gafn.org

​Place "Request for Organizational Membership" in the subject line of the email. In the body of the email, provide the following information: 

1. Organization: Name, mailing address, and street address

2. Organization Representative (individual sending email): Full name, position in the organization, and direct contact number

3. Payment Method: Business credit card or business check

4. Memberships: Number and type the organization will be purchasing

5. Employees/Volunteers (for which the memberships will be purchased): Full name, position in the organization, email address, phone number, and mailing address