Conference News

AATA Celebrates 2019 Distinguished Members at 50th Annual Conference

AATA Celebrates 2019 Distinguished Members at 50th Annual Conference

November 14, 2019

The American Art Therapy Association recognized recipients of annual awards and scholarships during the 50th Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO.  After a special 50th anniversary celebration with Rising Stars and Legacy Members, AATA Board President Christianne Strang, PhD, ATR-BC, CEDCAT-S, led the recognition of AATA’s Award and Scholarship winners at the Plenary Awards Ceremony on Thursday October 31, 2019.

50th Annual Conference: New Conference Program Highlights

50th Annual Conference: New Conference Program Highlights

September 23, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, CGP, Conference Chair

Learning Abounds! The conference offers more than 230 educational sessions that provide a rich learning environment for attendees to take away ideas, knowledge, and inspiration to apply to their current positions, practices, and professional development. The conference also provides continuing education and offers both didactic and experiential learning sessions. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Learning at this Year’s AATA Conference

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Learning at this Year’s AATA Conference

August 21, 2019  | Susan Boxer Kappel

The AATA Conference Committee has been working with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force of the AATA Board of Directors to ensure that at this year’s 50th Annual Conference we provide ample learning opportunities for attendees to expand their knowledge in this important area for our profession.

Two Topics on MyAATA: Art Therapy with Displaced People and Ethics in Digital Media

Two Topics on MyAATA: Art Therapy with Displaced People and Ethics in Digital Media

August 7, 2019

There’s always something new to learn on the MyAATA forum! This month we’re featuring two special opportunities to engage with other members and experts on best practices, new perspectives, and research. Join the online conversation on art therapy with displaced populations with Dr. Essam Daod and panel of experts, in advance of his keynote address at the AATA’s 50th Anniversary Conference.  You won’t want to miss our second Journal Chat on informed consent and digital literacy to learn about the latest in ethics and digital media!