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The Committee on Accreditation of Recreational Therapy Education (CARTE), an organization created to develop minimal quality standards for accrediting university education programs in the field, was established in 2010 and is sponsored by ATRA. CARTE is an approved accreditation program under the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
CARTE and ATRA entered into a ten-year contract from 2013-2022 in an effort to stabilize and standardize higher education program accreditation specifically for the field.
The mission of CARTE is to promote the highest levels of professional competence of recreational therapists through:
The Committee on Accreditation of Recreational Therapy Education (CARTE) is currently solicitating applicants for the following opportunities to service as board members:
Interested individuals need to submit their applications by April 1, 2016.
Read the official announcement for qualifications, criteria, and nomination procedures.
For more information, consult the CAAHEP website.
To learn more about CARTE consider replaying the following webinars (CEU credit available):