CHAPTER 415

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 218

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF ART THERAPISTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §3062, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strikethrough and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 3062. Qualifications of licensed professional art therapist [Effective Mar. 7, 2018]

An applicant who is applying for licensure under this subchapter shall complete a Board-approved application, submit the application fee, and supply evidence verified by oath and satisfactory to the Board that the applicant:

(1) Has completed 1one of the following:

a. A master's or doctoral degree in art therapy from an accredited educational institution with a minimum of 60 credit hours of graduate course work in an art therapy program that was either approved by the American Art Therapy Association or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs at the time the degree was conferred. For those graduating with a master's degree prior to January 2013, a minimum of 48 graduate semester credit hours or 72 quarter-hour credits is required. a master’s degree from an accredited educational institution in an art therapy program that was either approved by the American Art Therapy Association or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs at the time the degree was conferred is required.

b. A graduate degree in an allied field from an accredited educational institution and graduate-level work which is the equivalent to a master's degree in art therapy, as determined by the Board.

Approved September 4, 2018