May 23, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel
Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner, and with that, the start of summer. It’s time to register for the AATA 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, MO. Registering early ensures you receive the lowest conference rates and the best selection of the very popular experiential learning sessions (Workshops and Advanced Practice Courses).
May 22, 2019
AATA is pleased to announce that the art therapy master’s programs at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR and New York University in New York, NY have been approved for accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
May 16, 2019
Last year the AATA made a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) to ensure it guides the Association’s work on behalf of the profession. During the April 2019 in-person board meeting, the AATA Board of Directors created the following DE&I Vision Statement to help lead this work:
May 16, 2019 | By Gioia Chilton
“Serving on the board has been great because it has given me the opportunity not only to serve my profession, but it has also given me professional skills I was in need of, such as leadership and business mentality.” – Nadia Paredes, MA, LMFT, ATR, Board Treasurer. We are accepting nominations for Volunteer Officers and members of the AATA Board of Directors for two-year terms (2019-2021) in the following positions: President-Elect (1), Secretary (1), Board of Directors (3), Nominating Committee (1).
May 9, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel
We are pleased to announce that all three of the plenary sessions at the American Art Therapy Association’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri are now confirmed. These outstanding sessions are part of the top-notch program that offers more than 220 educational sessions attendees will discover at the AATA conference.
May 9, 2019 Volume 36, Issue 1 of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association is now available online. This year, the Journal editorial team seeks to feature three themes in art therapy: The profession’s unique strengths Research-based and...
May 2, 2019
AATA joins the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as a National Collaborating Organization for their annual National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day event. This year’s event, “Suicide Prevention: Strategies That Work,” will focus on the impact that suicide has on children, youth, young adults, families, and communities and will showcase evidence-based strategies to connect those in need to information, services, and supports that can save lives. Tune in on May 6 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT to watch the live webcast of the event!
2019 Call for Applications and Nominations: Celebrating Leadership, Excellence, and Advancement in Art Therapy
April 25, 2019
The American Art Therapy Association champions individual members who are making an impact in our profession and community. Every year we recognize members who are elevating the field, and we support the next generation of art therapists who will transform the profession. Read below and find more information on MyAATA for opportunities in the following categories (listed by application deadline): Scholarships (May 1), Nominations (June 3), Honors (June 17), Research (June 17), and Government Affairs(June 17).
April 25, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel
If you want to make sure you get the lowest conference rates of the year and the best selection of experiential sessions (Workshops and Advanced Practice Courses) then it’s time to stop procrastinating and start registering!
April 25, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel
Consider marketing opportunities at the American Art Therapy Association’s Annual Conference. AATA’s special 500th Anniversary conference will be held October 30 to November 3, 2019, in the middle of America’s Heartland in Kansas City, Missouri! We anticipate more than 1,100 attendees at this year’s conference. There is a discounted Early Bird rate for Exhibit booths that expires on April 30, so be sure to act fast to save!