Dedicated to the Improvement of Women's and Men's Health Globally

Member Guide

Members: you have joined a group of dynamic professionals committed to making a difference in our patients’ lives. Take a moment to navigate the SOWH website. There are many excellent resources, templates and links to great information.  Explore your membership benefits below and click on the links to access each resource.

If you are not a Section on Women’s Health member, please consider joining our organization. You may learn more about membership benefits here.

+ Sign In & Build Your Profile 

Click Here: Membership Log-In Web Page

Username: E-mail Address

Password: LastNameAPTA#

*For any log-in issues, please e-mail s[email protected].

+ Add Yourself to PT Locator

The PT Locator is an important tool to help potential clients to find your name and location. It is very easy to add your information to the list. I encourage you to update your profile periodically as you complete more women’s health coursework and gain more specialized experience. To get on the PT Locator, you may follow these 5 Easy Steps.

+ Access the Journal of Women´s Health Physical Therapy (JWHPT)

Access Research Articles written by members and leading PT professionals! As a member of SOWH, you receive access to the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy (JWHPT) which is located here. You will have access to journal articles and abstracts related to Physical Therapy research in the field. If you have any issue accessing a specific article, please contact [email protected].

+ Stay Socially & Professionally Connected

State & Regional Representatives are at your service. We are here to help you obtain information and fulfill your expectations and collect feedback. If you relocate to a new state or need to connect with a representative of your state or region, you may contact your specific rep here: Get to Know Your State & Regional Reps!

Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to stay updated! We have a building social & professional network of followers who are patients, PTs, sponsors, clinics, and leaders of the Section and other Physical Therapy organizations. Click below on each icon to follow/subscribe.

Follow our SOWH Blog – Stay in Touch with the PTs in Action and trends  in the physical therapy field (2-4 posts a week).

+ Continue Your Education & Earn CEUs

Live Continuing Education & CAPP Courses

As a member, you receive a $100 discount on all courses in both CAPP-OB & CAPP-Pelvic series as well as our new non-CAPP Courses. Learn more about our course offerings for the year by clicking here: Live Continuing Education & CAPP Courses

On-Line Home Study Courses

Unable to travel for our courses? We also feature multiple on-line Home Study courses that you can do in the comfort of your own home or office. Course topics include: EMG, medical management, high-risk pregnancy, obstetrics, chronic pelvic pain, prevention and management of osteoporosis, intra-abdominal pressure, all available today in the Online Shopping Store.

Access Your Certificates at Any Time

Does your employer or educational institution need a copy of your certificate? Every time you pass the final course exam, you may retrieve your downloadable & printable Certificates of Achievement via this link. In order to log-in successfully, you will need to use your membership E-mail Address as your username and your Last Name as your password (*first letter capitalized).

Get Certified in The CAPP-Series

Complete all levels of either CAPP-Pelvic or CAPP-OB (Pregnancy & Postpartum) and submit a case reflection to achieve a Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic PT (CAPP-Pelvic) or a Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy/Postpartum (CAPP-OB). To learn more about this process, click here: Certificate of Achievement CAPP-Series or download theCAPP-Series Certification Candidate Guide (PDF Download)

As the leader in Women’s Health education, the Section on Women’s Health continues to set the standard for quality education and training with the introduction of the CAPP-Pelvic and CAPP-OB. This is YOUR national professional organization, committed to training strong Women’s Health physical therapists. Many employers recognize and reward certificate training that is developed and hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association and its Sections. Pursuing the CAPP while attending these courses provides a rich learning experience for our participants. The CAPP has gone abroad! CAPP courses are being requested and hosted in other countries where solid, certificate training is desired for establishing and growing strong Women’s Health Physical Therapists.

+ Apply for a Research Grant

The Section has a strong commitment to research. Grant money is available to clinicians and students whose investigation focuses on an aspect of women’s health. Please contact the Director of Research [email protected] or take a look around on our Women’s Health Research portal to learn about our grants & opportunities.

+ Volunteer for the Section

Are you interested in volunteering for the Section on Women’s Health? We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities during annual events and leadership opportunities in SOWH committees. To get on the listserv or inquire about these opportunities, contact our Volunteer Coordinator by filling out this form: Get Involved!

ARE YOU A STUDENT?

Join the SOWH’s SSIG! Collaborate with other students interested in the field of women’s physical therapy. Attend SSIG meetings at CSM and NSC, apply for scholarships and receive updates about women’s health related events in your area! Learn more & join their listserv here.

+ Find a Job in our Career Center

Check out our Career Center where Physical Therapy clinics and hospitals regularly post job opportunities.

+ Frequently Asked Questions

Need a question answered? Explore our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact your Regional/State Rep for guidance. Couldn’t find the answer to your question? Send an e-mail to: [email protected].

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