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Results: 155 Article(s) Found.
May 16, 2018 02:06 PM
While many music therapists and students have already completed the “AMTA Stakeholder Survey of Executive Director Attributes” there is still time for anyone who has not yet done so.
 
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The speakers in this AMTA-Pro podcast describe three active music therapy programs providing unique opportunities for inclusion and meaningful community engagement for individuals with special needs. ​
 
May 09, 2018 06:34 PM
As music therapy professionals, it's important to be prepared for natural disasters specific to our region.​
 
May 07, 2018 01:48 PM
Engage in the next phase of the search for the next Executive Director of AMTA. We want to hear from you!
 
May 03, 2018 05:51 PM
A new Advance Music Planning playlist questionnaire has been accepted by the Wisconsin Medical Society's (WMS) Honoring Choices Wisconsin (HCW) program for use by Advance Care Planning facilitators in drawing up Advance Directives (AD). Its purpose is to allow individuals to state song preferences prior to an occurrence that may result in cognitive decline such as TBI, CVA or dementia.
 
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Apr 16, 2018 05:55 PM
Music Therapist Judith Pinkerton, MA, MT-BC, is Honored as the First Recipient of the Aflac and Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives Award.
 
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Apr 13, 2018 05:38 PM
Recently, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Supreme Court case, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District emerged as landmark events significantly impacting special education services. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Alice-Ann Darrow, Judith Jellison, Mary Adamek overview the recent legislation and court decisions, identify ways to advocate for music therapy services in schools based on the legislative and court actions, and share valuable resources critical for staying informed.
 
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Apr 09, 2018 02:25 PM
“The Cheater's Guide to Beating Alzheimer’s: New Research and Prevention Breakthroughs,” by Mary Spencer Scott in PARADE magazine (April 8, 2018), highlights the benefits of music as a promising approach to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s, especially music-making that requires participation, such as singing or playing an instrument.
 
Mar 26, 2018 07:34 PM
AMTA participated with colleagues in a research workshop on "Music & the Brain" in early 2017 hosted by the National Institutes of Health. A brief summary of the proceedings is now available and published in the journal, Neuron. AMTA extends its gratitude to our esteemed colleagues who contributed to this important event.
 
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Mar 26, 2018 02:13 PM
As the nature of research moves toward online resources & methods, music therapists must take time to explore the ethics of online research. Nicki Cohen, a member of the AMTA Research Committee, shares insights & considerations related to ethics & music therapy research. Nicki discusses basic ethical principles, a brief history of unethical landmark research which resulted in legislation, & the advantages & disadvantages of online research methods.
 
Mar 14, 2018 06:08 PM
Majoring in Music website highlights "how music therapy addresses trauma" for students interested in music therapy as a career in a new article: "Music Therapy Addresses Trauma – Careers That Change Lives." ​
 
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Mar 13, 2018 03:01 PM
AMTA is excited to present the updated, third edition of Music in Special Education. Special thanks to editors, Drs. Mary Adamek and Alice-Ann Darrow.
 
Mar 09, 2018 07:46 PM
The process of the AMTA Executive Director Search is underway. Raffa, Inc. has been secured as our search firm, with Karen Schuler as contact. She will work directly with Past President Jennifer Geiger, Chair of the Search Committee. Members of the Search Committee include: Amber Weldon-Stephens, Deb Benkovitz Williams, Angie Snell, Michael Silverman, Alicia Clair and Ed Kahler.
 
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Feb 13, 2018 04:25 PM
Music Therapy Perspectives is moving forward at a dizzying pace. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, MTP’s incoming Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Laura Beer along with Associate Editors Dr. Jennifer Jones and Dr. Noah Potvin discuss AMTA’s partnership with Oxford University Press, highlighting a variety of avenues for music therapists and the broader audience to access the content of MTP in new and unique ways. The editorial team encourages clinicians, researchers, and even students to write and submit articles.
 
Feb 09, 2018 08:13 PM
The final report of the MLE Subcommittee is now available. AMTA members are encouraged to read these documents. Regional conferences in 2018 will have opportunities for questions in person. The full report is contained in parts I, II, III and IV with a Report Overview.
 
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