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National Approval

Continuing Education for Art Therapists

  • NBCC 5951

100 CE credit hours required every 5 years — 100 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • Art Therapists

1) All certification periods begin with a July 1 date approximately five years following the initial certification date.

2) All recertifications are due by June 30.

- A minimum of six (6) hours must be attained in the content area of Ethics.
-Educational activities focused on art methods or techniques (without reference to therapeutic uses) are limited to ten (10) CECs per cycle.
-Participation in a juriedart exhibition is limited to one show, or ten (10) CECs, per cycle.

CECs will be accepted for all courses or events that fit in the ATCB Eligible Content Areas and that are presented or approved by any of the following art therapy, mental health, or behavioral sciences entities: state licensing authority, national professional organization, or national credentialing body for continuing education credit. Usually, pre-event advertising, registration materials, and conference attendance certificates for approved professional education will state such approval. Documentation
collected should include descriptive programs or catalogs and verification of attendance.

Board Contact Info

Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc.
2941 Battleground Ave
PO Box 38726
Greensboro, NC 27438
Email: [email protected]

Should you have any questions regarding the Art Therapy Credentials Board, please use the following:
Appeal submission: [email protected]
Application inquires: [email protected]
Board inquiries: [email protected]
Ethics inquiries: [email protected]
Examination inquiries: [email protected]
*All other inquires can be sent to the general inbox: [email protected]

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