Mission: To empower and energize individuals, families and communities to grow and heal by inspiring change and wellness in individuals and families through creative arts therapy; strengthening health in community orgs; school students' academic and social development.
Programs: Private therapy served 137 clients with 81 percent achieving their treatment goals. School programs served 107 cleints at eleven schools with 83 percent achieving their treatment goals. The school program department increased the number of schools receiving arts therapy and continued art, dance, movement, drama and music therapy in schools. Community programs served 391 clients at 17 sites with 94 percent achieving their treatment goals. Four new partnerships were established during the year. Ita hosted its second annual creative arts therapy conference in march 2017 with over 95 therapist in attendance.