Open to graduates of the Child Art Psychotherapy training programmes who have completed all the required hours in clinical practice, personal psychotherapy, and supervision over their 4+ year training combined with 1 to 5 years post-practicum experience. There is a fee of €125 for first-time applications, payable with the €90 annual membership fee below. If you have already paid for Pre-Accredited Membership in this calendar year, you will be refunded €90. Applications for full Accreditation must be re-submitted for review every 5 years.
Please ensure you meet the minimum criteria as outlined on the previous page before applying for full Accreditation. First-time Applicants must download, print, and fill out a paper copy of the Application for Accreditation Under Grandparenting Form and Supervisor’s Report Form (Click file names for links to forms). On pages 3, 4, 6, and 7 of the Application form, we ask the individual Supervisor to sign off on the applicant’s stated hours. The onus is on the applicant to share relevant documentation with their Supervisor so that the Supervisor may sign their confirmation of the stated hours.
Please email your completed Application Form, Supervisor’s Report Form, as well as the documents outlined below, to Please do not begin the application process until you have all documentation ready to submit via email.
Other supporting documentation required:

1. Garda Vetting Certificate (can be from another organisation i.e. Teaching Council)
2. Current Children First Training Certificate
3. CAP Training Certificates
4. Confirmation of Personal Psychotherapy hours
5. Professional Practice References 
6. Journal/portfolio of Self Care 
7. Declaration Form (link to this document)
8. Addendum for Hours during Covid (if applicable)
9. Proof of Professional Employment (if applicable)
10. Insurance Certificate

In addition to emailing your documentation, please fill out the details below and continue to the next page for payment.

Please Note: This payment is €215 for Accreditation Application and one year annual ACAP membership. If you have already paid for Pre-Accredited membership during this calendar year, you will be refunded €90.