VATI offers 2 program streams, a 15-month diploma stream and an advanced diploma stream.
The 2 streams follow the guidelines for training art therapists as established by the British Columbia and Canadian Art Therapy Associations.
OUR 2 PROGRAM STREAMS
VATI offers two program streams, a 15-Month Diploma Stream and an Advanced Diploma Stream. The two streams follow the guidelines for training art therapists as established by the British Columbia Art Therapy Association and the Canadian Art Therapy Association.
The Vancouver Art Therapy Institute (VATI) follows the educational guidelines of the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA) and is accredited through the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). From the PTIB website: “The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations.”
Their contact information is as follows:
15-MONTH DIPLOMA STREAM
Our diploma is a blended program designed for people with a Bachelor’s degree.
ADVANCED DIPLOMA STREAM
Our distance art therapy stream is designed for 1) people with a Master’s degree or 2) people who are enrolled in the Master’s of Counselling: Art Therapy Specialization (MC:AT) through Athabasca University.