ATR-BC Frequently Asked Questions

  1. ATR-BC Frequently Asked Questions

I have just taken the Board Certification examination, and I would like to know how soon I will have my results.

You will be notified of your results in writing in approximately eight (8) weeks. Results will not be given over the phone.

I recently received my ATR, but I was wondering if there was a “waiting period” before I could take the exam to become Board Certified (BC)?

No, there is no waiting period in order to take the exam. You are eligible to register for the certification examination if you are a Registered Art Therapist (ATR). You must possess a current ATR credential to register for the exam.

What type of supervision can I provide as an ATR-BC?

When providing supervision as an ATR-BC to prospective ATR applicants, please note the following:

  1. At least 50% of all ATR applicants supervision hours must be completed by an ATR-BC.
  2. When completing application materials for an ATR applicants use only the current forms provided by the ATCB-any application materials on outdated form will not be accepted. 
  3. When providing supervision the a group setting, ATCB accepts group supervised direct client contact experience. The hours of supervision provided in a group setting must be divided by the number of participants in the group. Example, one hour of supervision with four individuals being supervised would equate to .25 hours of supervision.