Free Article from Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association
November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The American Art Therapy Association is pleased to announce the release of the newest issue of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. Volume 31, Issue #3 was released to our membership in September 2014 and is now also available to the general public. To celebrate the public release of the latest issue of the Journal, we are providing access to an article for free to the general public.
This issue's free article is entitled: Process and Outcome Evaluation of an Art Therapy Program for People Living With HIV/AIDS . This article describes a process and outcomes evaluation of an art therapy program within the mental health services unit of a community-based organization for people living with HIV/AIDS. The aims were to assess utilization patterns and program impact on decreasing depression and improving health-related quality of life among HIV-positive individuals who received art therapy services during a 5-year period (N = 255).
You can access the article here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07421656.2014.935593#.VE-5eFcwPIg
The Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association is one of the many benefits to members of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). The Journal is the most prestigious publication in the field and showcases leading research by professional art therapists from around the world. The American Art Therapy Association provides the Journal and its archived editions to our members as a benefit for joining to help them expand their knowledge of cutting edge research and programs. Memberships are open to professionals in art therapy and related disciplines, students of all levels, educational institutions, the general public, and more. For more information about how to join AATA, please visit us at www.arttherapy.org.
The Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association is the leading publication in the field of art therapy. The purpose of the journal is to provide a scholarly forum to advance the understanding of how art therapy and visual art contribute to the treatment, education, development, and enrichment of people. As the official journal of the AATA, it aims to advance knowledge and research on contemporary art therapy practice, theory, education, and research. A recognized academic publication for more than twenty years, Art Therapy welcomes diverse points of view on art therapy in order to present a broad spectrum of viewpoints and ideas. Articles and subscriptions for non-AATA members are available for purchase from the Taylor and Francis website.
The American Art Therapy Association's Mission
The American Art Therapy Association, Inc. (AATA) is an organization of professionals dedicated to the belief that making art is healing and life enhancing. Its mission is to serve its members and the general public by providing standards of professional competence, and developing and promoting knowledge in, and of, the field of art therapy.
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