AATA News

2021 Art Therapy Award Recipients!

2021 Art Therapy Award Recipients!

November 18, 2021

The American Art Therapy Association congratulates this year’s distinguished recipients of awards in art therapy leadership, scholarship, research, clinical practice, and legislation. We also thank our generous funders whose contributions make it possible for AATA to offer these prestigious awards each year.

The Last 2 Days of AATA’s Annual Conference Are Just 4 Weeks Away!

November 18, 2021 | Susan Boxer Kappel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, CGP, Conference Chair Our last 2 conference days on December 18 and 19th are fast approaching! We invite you to join us for the remaining program that is part of the AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference, Reconnecting...

New School-Based Art Therapist Directory

November 4, 2021 This school-based art therapist directory aims to help connect school-based art therapists working in schools across the United States. Many art therapists are the sole art therapist at the school, and the AATA wants to facilitate peer support and...

UPDATED: AATA’s 1st Ever Online Training in Spanish

UPDATED: AATA’s 1st Ever Online Training in Spanish

La American Art Therapy Association (AATA) se enorgullece en presentar su nueva oferta de entrenamiento en línea en español que incluye ejercicios de creación artística que proporcionará a los asistentes dos créditos de educación continua.

AATA is proud to present a new online training offering in Spanish, which will include creative exercises and provide 2 continuing education credits.

Please vote in the AATA 2021 Election!  

Please vote in the AATA 2021 Election!  

October 7, 2021

To ensure that the AATA leadership fully and fairly represents our members, we need broad engagement from you in the elections process. Online voting is open from Sept. 29 – Oct. 29, 2021. We’ve compiled FAQs on the voting process and an overview of information about board leadership responsibilities to help inform your decision. Please contact the National Office at (888) 290-0878 or info@arttherapy.org if you have any questions or need assistance. 

The First Day of AATA’s Annual Conference is 2 Weeks Away!

The First Day of AATA’s Annual Conference is 2 Weeks Away!

October 7, 2021

Now is the time to get registered so you can attend the AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference, Reconnecting and Visualizing Future Pathways for Art Therapy in a Diverse Society. Our first conference days are Saturday, October 23rd and Sunday, October 24th.

Art Therapy Program at Drexel Univ. Receives Initial CAAHEP Accreditation

Art Therapy Program at Drexel Univ. Receives Initial CAAHEP Accreditation

October 7, 2021

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) awarded initial accreditation to the Art Therapy master’s program at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The AATA is proud to sponsor the CAAHEP accreditation process managed by the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE).