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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: acatecouncil@gmail.com

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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  

3) Standards and Guidelines Compliance Response Form 
 

Current ACATE Roster

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.  

Following extensive review with our communities of interest, an Open Hearing for the 2017 Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Art Therapy was held October 2016.  To review all written and verbal comments recevied, please contact the ACATE Chair. 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming ACATE meetings 

August 3

Sept  13 

Oct. 11

Nov 7 & 8,  prior to AATA confĂ©rence 

Dec 6