0207 - Fostering Multicultural and Diversity Competence in Art Therapy
Multicultural and Diversity Competence in art therapy is a capacity whereby art therapists possess cultural and diversity awareness and knowledge about self and others, and at the same time ensure that this awareness and knowledge is skillfully applied in practice with clients and client groups. Fostering Multicultural and Diversity Competence in Art Therapy is designed to strengthen the identity of art therapists by advancing multicultural and diversity competence as essential to ethical practice and thecornerstone for effective art therapy practice.
- Have a historical overview of the Multicultural Committee.
- Understand the Art Therapy Multicultural and Diversity Competencies.
- Have knowledge of the Multicultural Committee Selected Bibliography and Resource List.
- Have an expanded knowledge of historical and contemporary “Pioneers of Color” and their contributions to the art therapy profession.
The American Art Therapy Association’s Multicultural Committee
The course was developed through extensive collaboration among the members of the American Art Therapy Association’s Multicultural Committee over an extended period of time. All contributors have a Master’s degree or higher level of education.