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NorCATA offers events by and for the local art therapy community including quarterly workshops with low-cost CE hours available, regional art groups, community art or art therapy groups, and an annual business meeting (ABM) in late January. 

For details about events, please see ALL UPCOMING EVENTS area below.  Scroll to bottom of page for full list of past events.

When you attend NorCATA's workshops and conferences, you will be entering an area where photography may occur. As such, you consent to photography, and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, inclusion on websites and printed materials, and/or any other purpose by NorCATA. You release NorCATA, its organizers, employees, vendors, and each and all persons involved from any liability and waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties connected with the taking, and/or publication of photographs taken by NorCATA or the person or entity designated to do so by NorCATA. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before attending the event.

Cancellation & Refund Policy in cases of non-attendance by the registrant.

All workshops and conferences sponsored by NorCATA are accepted for continuing education by the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB). NorCATA has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP 6832). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  NorCATA maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.  NorCATA has also been approved by the California Association for Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (CEPA 57985).  All courses are approved for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

It is each participant's responsibility to determine whether her or his licensing or credentialing body will accept the continuing education units earned at NorCATA's workshops and conferences.  NorCATA continuing education is defined as the number of actual clock hours spent in direct participation in a structured educational format as a learner. ​

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San Francisco, CA  94146-0661 USA


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NorCATA is approved by the Internal Revenue Services as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that promotes the therapeutic use of art throughout Northern California, public awareness of art therapy, professional development through educational events, workshops, conferences, and more.  All donations are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.

NorCATA does not and shall not discriminate, or allow discrimination against any person because of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, physical disability, medical condition, or special needs, in any of its activities or operations. Following the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), NorCATA is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone.

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