Call for Art! Juried Art Show

September 10th, 2017 1-3:30pm Sid Jacobson JCC Greenvale, LI Art Show Reception, General Meeting, Experiential & Special Awards to be presented Art Show Entry Requirements Learning Objectives: The juried art show will afford the artists with the opportunity to create a visual reflection expressing how color and imagery are used to provide a safe, compassionate environment that allows individuals to connect either personally or universally during turbulent times. The artwor

Mandatory Continuing Education Requirements for LCATS starting January 1, 2017

Beginning on January 1, 2017, LCATS will be required to complete 36 hours of continuing education each three year period. Here’s the latest update from David Hamilton, in the Office of the Professions: After January 1, 2017, in order to register and practice the profession, each mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, creative arts therapist and psychoanalyst, licensed under the Education Law, must complete 36 hours of continuing education (CE) from a Departme

NYATA is Advancing Mental Health in NY State

The New York Art Therapy Association is dedicated to advancing mental health in New York State. We recognize that there is a crisis in mental health in New York. The following information in this packet is to provide information to you regarding Art Therapy and how it can meet the needs of those in such crisis in New York. There are two major issues of concern to New York residents. This first is that Art Therapy services are currently not reimbursable by Medicaid. This barri