What is REACE®?
Registered Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator
A Registered Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator (REACE®) is a professional who uses the expressive arts in a broad range of approaches in education, organizational development, health fields and more. A REACE® has demonstrated and documented their mastery in the application of integrative/multimodal expressive arts facilitation. The cornerstone of their work is the combination of a variety of modalities such as visual art, movement, dance, creative writing, voice techniques, music, and poetry in facilitation, consultation or educational work. The REACE® designation from the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association indicates that this professional has met all necessary training and experience requirements and is an expert in the field.
Why Become a REACE®?
As the field of expressive arts facilitation emerges on the world stage and is acknowledged for its power and proficiency in education and healing, the need to have vetted experts has never been greater. Becoming a REACE® means that you will be part of a thriving global community of experts who provide integrative/multimodal expressive arts in service around the world. Having this designation communicates that your work has been substantiated by extensive training and experience, putting you at the head of the field. It provides the opportunity to network and share scholarship with other professionals and to be supported by guiding ethical standards and practice.
How to Register as a REACE®?
The REACE® designation was established as part of IEATA’s mission to promote professional excellence and standards of practice for practitioners and consumers. You must apply to become a Registered Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator (REACE®), be an IEATA member, and meet all of the registration standards and requirements through a screening and registration process.