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Community Conversations: Supporting Caregiver Health

July 12, 2021 03:36 PM

AMTA Community Conversations: Supporting Caregiver Health


  • Maria Gonsalves Schimpf, MA, MT-BC
  • Ami Kunimura, MA, MT-BC
  • Alejandra Ferrer, PhD, MT-BC
  • Vanessa Harris, music therapy student
  • Julianna Singleton, MT-BC


A recording of this June 29, 2021 event is now available on the AMTA YouTube channel. Additional resources on caregiver health and well-being, burnout, and student mental health to follow. Please check back here for updates.

If you prefer a transcript, download here.



Community Conversation: Supporting Caregiver Health Resource List: June 2021

Affinity Groups

Please note: Only Affinity Groups that have given permission have been included in this list.

AMTAS Resources

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

Understanding the differences between the terms, having self-awareness of one’s own current state and risk factors and assessing one’s own preventive health practices to reduce risks can make the difference between compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction.

  • Chachula, K. M. (2021). Professional quality of life factors and relationships in nursing and psychiatric nursing students: An exploratory study. SAGE Open Nursing, 7, 2377960821994394. 
Seven Types of Rest

Cultural Considerations Information

Experiential Self Care Breakout Room Facilitators

Music Therapy Associations Resources on Mental Health

Organizational Resources

Presenters and Breakout Session leaders Information

Technology Resources to Promote Wellness




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