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Approval in New York

New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy

  • Provider
    • NYSEDCAT #CAT-0008
  • 36 Contact hours required every 3 years — 12 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • New York Art Therapists

Beginning January 1, 2017 each Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) must complete 36 hours of approved continuing education courses for each triennial registration period. No more than 12 hours of continuing education activities in any 36 month period, or one-third of the total hours in periods of other length, may consist of self-study educational activities from New York State Education Department approved providers.

View All Courses NYSEDCAT accepts individual courses only. Currently 25 of our courses are available for art therapists licensed by NYSEDCAT. These are just a few examples!

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