Ethics and Legal Issues for the Art Therapist March17, 2012

  • 17 Mar 2012
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • Loyola Marymount University, University Hall, Room #ECC1857, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045


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Ethics and Legal Issues for the Art Therapist


Presenter:   Terry Towne, ATR-BC

Saturday, March 17, 2012


6 CEU’s for ATR-BC’s, MFT’s and LCSW’s


Register Before March 1st for Discount!

Members $75  / Non-Members $100

After March 1st Registration Costs

Members $100 / Non-Members $125

Advance Registration Required / Limit 35 Participants 


Where:  Loyola Marymount University

              University Hall, Room #ECC1857

              1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045

When:     Saturday, March 17  9:00 --4:30

    8:30   Registration:  Coffee/Tea provided

    9:00   Workshop Part 1

    12:00  Lunch on your own       

    1:30    Workshop Part 2


This workshop will satisfy requirements for ATCB and BBS for

 the Law and Ethics renewal requirement for ATR-BC, MFT, and LCSW. SoCalATA is a BBS provider # PCE 496


Course Description:


Using both didactic and experiential methods, this course will examine ethical and legal best practices and risk management strategies for the art therapist.  Placing emphasis on the most common ethical and legal pitfalls, the Art Therapy Credentials Board Code of Professional Practice will be used as a framework for problem solving and a step-by-step process for making sound ethical decisions.



  • Participants will be able to discuss the historical evolution of professional ethics
  • Participants will be able to list the key aspects of values in the mental health professions
  • Participants will be able to describe the four purposes of ethical codes
  • Participants will learn a minimum of three risk management strategies to avoid ethical misconduct/malpractice 


TerryTowne, ATR-BC, has over thirty years experience in the practice of art therapy.  She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Art Therapy Association and is a Past President of the Art Therapy Credentials Board.  She was an Assistant Professor and the Clinical Coordinator of the graduate art therapy program at Albertus Magnus College.  She is a frequent presenter on topics relating to the professional practice of art therapy, ethics and supervision.


The Southern California Art Therapy Association would like to thank the following organizations for their generous donations and making our beach picnic a success!

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