Why Should I Get Certified by AEE?

Getting certified as a Certified Clinical Adventure Therapist (CCAT) or a Certified Therapeutic Adventure Specialist (CTAS) by the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) can offer several benefits for your career in adventure therapy. Here are some reasons why you want to consider getting certified:

1. Professional Recognition:

Certification is a mark of professional excellence in adventure therapy. Certification shows that you have met AEE's standards for education, training, and experience in adventure therapy.

2. Career Advancement:

Certification can enhance professional credibility and provide a competitive advantage in the job market. Certification may open new career opportunities, increase earning potential, and advance your career trajectory.

3. Professional Development:

The Certification process involves ongoing professional development, including continuing education and supervision, which can help you stay current on the latest research, trends, and best practices in adventure therapy.

4. Networking:

Certification can connect you with a network of others who have been certified, providing opportunities for collaboration, support, and mentorship.

5. Ethical Standards:

Certification requires a commitment to ethical standards in the practice of adventure therapy, demonstrating your dedication to client safety and wellbeing.

Getting certified by AEE will demonstrate your commitment to professional excellence in adventure therapy and provide a framework for ongoing professional development and growth.

Have questions? Contact Steve Pace, the Director of Accreditation & Certification at steve@aee.org