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Approval in New York

New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy CE Information

  • NYSEDCAT #CAT-0008

36 contact hours required every 3 years — 12 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

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.

For registration periods starting on or after April 1, 2023, licensees have to complete 3 credits of coursework in appropriate boundaries.

Board Contact Info

New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy

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