Home   /  About CAAHEP   /   Committees on Accreditation   /   Art Therapy

Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education

Dana Elmendorf, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Chair
4875 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 240
Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone: 724-830-1140
Email:


FIND ACCREDITED ART THERAPY PROGRAMS HERE

STUDENTS: HAVE YOU BEEN HEARING ABOUT THE TRANSITION OF ART THERAPY PROGRAMS FROM BEING APPROVED TO BEING ACCREDITED AND HAVE QUESTIONS?  REVIEW THIS PAMPHLET ON THESE IMPORTANT CHANGES OCCURING AND TO UNDERSTAND THIS TIME OF TRANSITION. 

 

FOR PROGRAM DIRECTORS AND FACULTY:
See Accreditation Documents (to right) for material related to the accreditation process and ACATE policies and procedures. Art Therapy programs interested in applying for accreditation will wish to start with a review of the:

1) Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Art Therapy

2) Initial Self-Study Report Handbook- (updated 2018)   

3) Initial Self-Study Report Template 

 

Sponsors for Art Therapy

American Art Therapy Association 

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE) cooperate with the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) to establish, maintain and promote appropriate standards of quality for educational programs that meet or exceed the minimum standards.  


Do you have any good photos of art therapy students in action, learning and growing professionally? We need a few photos to represent art therapy on the CAAHEP website. Send us your photo(s) and include this signed Photo Release form.