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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Music Therapy Highlights: NIH-Sponsored Third National Summit on Military & Arts
Music therapist Dr. Joke Bradt, presented the opening plenary speech for the “Third National Summit: Advancing Research in the Arts for Health and Well-being across the Military Continuum” held on February 27, 2015, featuring her NIH-sponsored research on chronic pain and vocal music therapy.
Monday, February 23, 2015
AMTA-pro Podcast: Understanding Military Culture
After earning the rank of Captain in the US Navy & serving for 25 years, Becky Jo Watson retired & earned her MT-BC status. She recently sat down in front of the AMTA-Pro microphone to share her experiences & insights in an effort to help her music therapy colleagues understand military culture & better serve active duty military members & veterans. This informative AMTA-Pro podcast compliments the AMTA E-course, Music Therapy and Military Populations, based a 2014 AMTA status report.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Music Therapy & Congresswoman Giffords
Congresswoman Gabby Giffords returned to Houston's TIRR Memorial Herman and was reunited with Board Certified Music Therapist, Maegan Morrow, with a song from "Annie." Her husband, Mark Kelly captured the moment on his phone and it was reported in the "New York Daily News."
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
AMTA-pro Podcast: Internat'l Perspectives from Music Therapy Students
New podcast available to current AMTA members as a benefit of membership in 2015! Tune into "International Perspectives from Music Therapy Students" with Dr. Dena Register.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Music Therapy at The Bridge
An innovative music therapy program launched in November, 2014 in Dallas is an example of the results of long-term relationships established by AMTA staff and volunteer efforts of AMTA members along with the Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation.
Monday, February 2, 2015
AMTA-pro Podcast: Storytelling in Music Therapy
New podcast available to current AMTA members as a benefit of membership in 2015! Tune into "Storytelling in Music Therapy" with Ron Borczon, MT-BC.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Call for Proposals for the 2015 AMTA Conference
Proposal submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 AMTA Conference: Music Therapy, a Continuum of Growth. Click to read the proposal policy and use the online submission form.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Join AMTA & Receive Subscriptions to AMTA Journals: New in 2015
Join AMTA today and receive 2015 subscriptions to both the "Journal of Music Therapy" and "Music Therapy Perspectives" (both print and online access!). Read on to learn more about upcoming features in these two journals in 2015.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Join AMTA and get 20% off at West Music
West Music will offer AMTA 2015 members a 20% discount on merchandise purchased through the West Music website. Thanks to West Music for providing this new AMTA member benefit and an amazing show of support for music therapy and music therapists!
Friday, January 9, 2015
AMTA and CBMT Scope of Music Therapy Practice
The Scope of Music Therapy Practice (2015) broadly defines the range of responsibilities of a fully qualified music therapy professional with requisite education, clinical training, and board certification. Created and approved by AMTA & CBMT, this document considers the contributions, interrelationships, and interdependencies of the CBMT Scope of Practice (2010) & Code of Professional Practice, as well as the AMTA Standards of Clinical Practice, Professional Competencies, & Code of Ethics.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Snohomish County Music Project & AMTA Increase Music Therapy Services
The Wilson Trust Music Therapy Project, a project of the American Music Therapy Association, is pleased to announce the awarding of a $40,000 grant to the Snohomish County Music Project to increase music therapy services for vulnerable populations.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Two New AMTA-pro Podcasts
Two new podcasts already available to current AMTA members as a benefit of membership in 2015! Tune into "Neuroplasticity Model of Music Therapy" with Dr. Elizabeth Stegemoller & "Music Therapy & Adolescents with ASD" with Dr. John Carpente.