Art Therapy Continuing Education for LCAT

Del Giacco’s Creative Arts Therapy, PLLC, is a New York State approved provider of Continuing Education to Licensed Creative Arts Therapists.  

However, many courses will be offered here that have to do with learning with the arts and applying them to groups and clients. Courses will address learning to sculpt in clay, stone, and how to relax with art, music. Many other courses are under development for the general public to enjoy. Check back often

Who should take these courses? Person’s who are interested in an arts based program to help client’s with traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor and general cognitive decline may find this program helpful to the populations they serve.  DAT improves, overall cognitive abilities and awareness. Improvement in these areas during a pilot study showed improved socialization and helped in the prevention of falls. Agencies, who serve the above client base may incorporate into their day program applications from Del Giacco Creative Arts Therapy (DAT). The DAT program is well a established program with clients using it around the world for over 2 decades. 

What are the requirements? You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher, with studies  in the field of Psychology; Introduction to Psychology, Developmental and Abnormal Psychology  (12 credit hrs) and Studio Arts Courses (12 credit hrs). 

For more information about how to set up a program indoor facility please contact the Manger Maureen Del Giacco, Ph. D., LCAT

2 Certificates are offered for completion of studies

1. LCAT: NY State Continuing Education Credit Hours

 2. General Public Art Therapy Based Cognitive Rehabilitation

Del Giacco  Art Therapy (DAT) is a highly successful therapeutic process that was found valid in 1984 by the New York State Education Department: Office of Vocational Educational Services with Disabilities  (Now known as Acces V-R).  The DAT  program is beneficial for helping improve short-term memory for persons with traumatic brain injury.  However, over the years the program has also proven helpful for a staggering cross section of the populations:stroke, brain tumor, ADHD, anxiety and depression. We use the hierarchy method of treatment.

Our training is for clinical intervention and human development as related to traumatic brain injury, post concussive syndrome and/or many other types of neurological disorders that result in cognitive deficit.

For more information on our training please click on the text below.

General Information

Approved LCAT Provider #: #CAT-0053

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.

NYSEDCAT uses the term contact hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CEU for credit hours these terms may be considered synonymous.

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So what Are you waiting for? Call us for more information 1-877-227-517 or email mdelgiacco553@gmail.com


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