Buckeye Art Therapy Association
36th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
Keynote Speaker: Deborah Elkis-Abuhoff, PhD, LCAT
Deborah Elkis-Abuhoff, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in Hofstra’s Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education and Rehabilitation, and teaches in the Creative Arts Therapy graduate program. Dr. Elkis-Abuhoff holds both psychology and creative arts therapy licenses in New York state. Her research interests bring together the areas of behavioral medicine and creative arts therapy/medical art therapy.
September 21-23, 2017
Dear Creative Friends and Colleagues,
Welcome to our 36th Annual Buckeye Art Therapy Symposium, at the Embassy Suites Columbus, September 21-23, 2017. We are honored to have the renowned as our Pre-Conference Course and Keynote presenter.
The BATA Symposium provides connections with our creative colleagues who share our interests, attitudes, and aspirations. It is a time of renewal, connections, and networking. We explore the latest advances in the identification of pivotal skills that our variety of presenters offer to share. It is our chance to deepen our grasp of the complex craft and profession of art therapy and learn how we can continue to enhance our sense of expertise and fulfillment.
Thank you for joining us at the 36th Annual BATA Symposium to enrich our profession, each other, and ourselves.
Molly Kometiani, MA, ATR-BC, LPCC
President, Buckeye Art Therapy Association
Call for Papers Coming Soon!
(This event is in addition to the symposium, and requires a separate registration/fee payment)
BATA Professional Member: $130
BATA Student Member: $110
Non-BATA Professional: $150
Non-BATA Student: $130
Early Bird Rates: Full Symposium Friday Only Saturday Only
(Register before August 31, 2017)
BATA Professional Member $180 $100 $130
BATA Student Member $130 $80 $105
Non-BATA Professional $230 $130 $150
Non-BATA Student $160 $95 $120
Workshop Fee: $5 per workshop
Presenter Rate: $90 for entire conference plus free workshop registration.
There will be a $50 surcharge for registration after August 31, and for same day registration.
BATA reserves the unilateral right to change speakers, programming and schedules for the Symposium without notice.
After August 8, the registration fee is non-refundable.
Information on Ohio Counseling and Social Work CEUs/NBCC will be available soon!