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Support Needed: Art Therapy in the Schools: Advocacy Meeting on June 6th

NYATA member, Marygrace Berberian, LCAT, ATR-BC, LCSW, has been working towards the inclusion of  creative arts therapies in public schools in New York State. Below is a message from Marygrace regarding upcoming steps. History: The legal basis for inclusion of creative arts therapies in a child’s IEP was historically stated in the reauthorization of the Individuals […]

Summary of NYATA’s Town Hall Meeting on April 1st

First and foremost I would like to thank everyone who came to NYATA’s Town Hall Meeting on Saturday April 1st at Pratt University. As a group we were able to explore important topics that are affecting our LCAT License today. It is very important to me and the entire NYATA board to hear the membership’s thoughts […]

Take Action: Reclassify Art Therapy to “Therapist: All Other”

AATA has been working on changing the designation of Art Therapists to “Therapists: All Other,” moving from the current classification that places art therapists under recreation therapy. Here’s what you can do to support this change: Comments can be submitted by email at soc@bls.gov with the subject line “2018 SOC.” Submit the following comments: “I support […]