The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) supports federal and state policies, legislation, regulations, judicial actions, and initiatives that encourage, promote, and support efforts to gain a professional art therapy license
and licensure of art therapists.
The Virginia Association of Art Therapy, as a chapter of AATA supports such policies, legislation, regulations, judicial actions, and initiatives in the state of Virginia specifically.
What is happening for Art Therapists in Virginia:
In August, 2018 the Department Of Public Health agreed that Art Therapy ought to be a licensed profession. The Virginia Art Therapy Association is currently seeking Virginia State Senators and Congresspeople to Sponsor our Draft Bill during the 2020 General Assembly.
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