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2022 Annual Conference Policies

American Music Therapy Association 2022 Annual Conference Policies

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: AMTA is committed to supporting full participation for conference attendees with disabilities.  Every attempt is made for full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and beyond. If you should require accommodations to participate in the conference, please indicate your needs by contacting the AMTA National Office as soon as feasible and prior to the conference to be discussed and all attempts to address made before the conference begins. Every attempt will be made to ensure satisfactory participation. Please bring your confidential requests, questions, or concerns, directly to AMTA Conference Director Cindy Smith,, to allow reasonable accommodations to be fully considered based on individual needs.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds for cancellations of any conference activities should be sent via email to  80% of fees will be refunded if the request is received no later than 9/01/22, 50% if the request is postmarked 9/02/22–10/10/22. NO REFUNDS will be made after 10/10/22, so please plan ahead. Refund processing begins approximately 5 days after the conclusion of the conference and takes 3-6 weeks. If you paid by credit card you will receive a refund back to your card.  If you paid by check you will receive a refund by check.  You are responsible for providing a valid postal address where your check may be sent.  Note that most banks will not cash checks older than 90 days so you should plan to present your check for payment as soon as you receive it.  Checks uncashed after 120 days will be voided.

Add-On Courses for CMTE or CEU Credit: Additional courses for CMTE credit are offered at a low-cost rate in conjunction with conference registration. To enroll in an additional course, you must be registered for the conference on at least the day the course is scheduled. Please remember that you are required to follow all the CBMT, presenter, and proctor guidelines and instructions in order to obtain your Certificate of Attendance for CMTE or CEU credit.  In some cases, courses are offered for free to current AMTA members and others.  While the registration for these indicated courses is free, there may be a $20 processing fee assessed to ensure attendance and participation as well as cover the cost of handling your registration.

Statement of Relationship to CBMT: This conference is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 5 Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits. Additional courses ("Add-on Courses") are approved by the CBMT for the specified number of CMTE credits. AMTA (#P-051) maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.  Complete session information, learning objectives, pre-requisites, qualifications and credentials of instructors, will be posted in the conference registration module under each session's description as soon as available.

LCAT CEU Hours: Approval for NY State LCAT CEU hours is pending for some sessions under provider #CAT-0055.  Only sessions that so indicate are pre-approved for LCAT credit.

Privacy: The information you share with us via the AMTA registration website WILL NOT be shared with or sold to a third-party outside of the AMTA. However, AMTA may share this information with AMTA conference vendors or sponsors, all of whom have agreed to appropriate data protection and data security measures. 

Copyright © 2022. American Music Therapy Association® and its logo are registered trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. AMTA conference sessions may be accessed by conference attendees as part of continuing professional development, education, and related professional activities. Sessions may not be duplicated, shared, or distributed. Presenters are responsible for the content of their sessions in keeping with AMTA's mission, professional standards, applicable laws, ethics, and values. Views expressed at this conference are presenters’ own and do not necessarily reflect the view of AMTA or its Board of Directors. AMTA reserves the right to edit videos and chat recorded at its events. Reference to any specific commercial firm, commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or other does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by AMTA.