Per Wis. Stat. § 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Dance Therapist credential is 09/30/even odd years. Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.
Applicants must be certified, registered or accredited as Dance Therapists by the American Dance Therapy Association or another national organization that certifies registers or accredits Dance Therapists.
In order to practice psychotherapy, a registered dance therapist must submit an application for psychotherapy and provide evidence of additional qualifications. The state examination must be passed prior to taking the National Exam.
Pre-Credential Education Information
A Master's degree in dance therapy from an accredited university and a program that is approved by the American Dance Movement Therapist Association (ADTA). Candidates with a masters or doctoral degree in a human services-related field may be eligible for licensing through an alternate route approved by the ADTA.
Application for Licensure
|2427||Application for Music, Art or Dance Therapist Registration|
|2426||Request for Verification of Certification, Registration or Accreditation (Complete this form and forward to the organization where you are Certified, Registered, or Accredited.)|
|2829||Malpractice Suits or Claims Form (if applicable)|
|2252||Convictions and Pending Charges|
|3071||Fax Payment Form|
Application for License to Practice Psychotherapy
|2575||Music, Art, or Dance License to Practice Psychotherapy Application|
|2585||Certificate of Professional Education (This form must be completed by your school and sent directly to the Department.)|
|2586||Affidavit of Supervisor|