BATA membership is open to individuals who make a written application to BATA's Membership Chair, meet membership eligibly requirements, and pay the appropriate dues. BATA's membership year is January 1-December 31, annually.
As an art therapist, student, interested professional, friend, or supporting organization, BATA eagerly invites you to become a member of our Association.
It is BATA’s hope that you will commit to supporting the efforts of our association and the Ohio art therapy community through submitting your dues contribution and be a part of one of the strongest chapter affiliates of The American Art Therapy Association (AATA).
BATA membership entitles you to a wide variety of benefits:
Networking opportunities with colleagues and continuing education opportunities at quarterly regional meetings and workshops
Current contact information for art therapists published in BATA’s Membership Directory
Opportunity to promote your art therapy practice and services through being listed in BATA's on-line Referral Directory
Receiving timely current local and national art therapy news, events, and announcements through BATA’s members only e-mail list-serve
Eligible to apply for and receive funds through BATA's Request for Funds Grant Opportunities
Scholarship, award, and leadership opportunities
Please note a $10.00 late fee will be charged forrenewingBATA members after March 1.
Publication Subscription Fee
All BATA members receive electronic publications as part of their membership.
Paper USPS mailings of BATA's newsletters and membership directory require an annual $20.00 subscription fee that covers postage, paper, and cost of printing.
Please add this amount to your dues and payment if choosing this preference.
Please note that all BATA members must be members of theAmerican Art Therapy Associationin the equivalent membership class. Individuals not eligible for AATA membership or who are not AATA members, may join BATA as a "Friend of BATA.” BATA membership dues should be paid/sent directly to BATA.