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The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) is thrilled to announce newly published qualification standards for General Schedule Recreation and Creative Arts Therapists from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). As of June 9, 2019, all new music therapist hires for the Veteran’s Administration must be board certified as a MT-BC approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT).
 
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Jun 14, 2019 01:42 PM
Online registration for the 2019 AMTA Annual Conference is open and there are many ways to register. Click the "Attend a Conference" button for more information. Make your plans now to attend "Innovate! Integrate! Motivate!"
 
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Jun 10, 2019 11:57 PM
Music therapists often find themselves networking with staff members and numerous groups & individuals within facilities. Sometimes challenging or inappropriate comments or advances from others can happen. Kory Antonacci discusses different types of sexual harassment & provides specific guidelines & resources for music therapy professionals, interns, & students to utilize when responding to, reporting & taking steps to prevent sexual harassment. We can use these tools to create a safe workplace.​
 
May 31, 2019 05:48 PM
This spring season is a wet and windy one in many areas of the country. It's a good time to update your inventory of professional supplies and home contents. Check on your insurance coverage in the event of damage/loss and secure important documents/information.
 
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May 28, 2019 04:00 PM
The American Music Therapy Association seeks an engaging and transformational Executive Director to lead this 3,500+ member association that is committed to the advancement of education, training, professional standards and advocacy, and research in support of the music therapy profession.
 
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Natalie Wlodarczyk & Matt Valois provide pragmatic guidelines for intergenerational rock band experiences designed to facilitate maintenance of cognitive, psychosocial, & physical skills for older adults while introducing both generations to new music & new experiences. They discuss field-tested methods for selecting, arranging, & teaching pop music from diverse artists over the decades, & share ideas for customizing intergenerational music experiences to respond to individual & group needs.
 
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Apr 24, 2019 04:08 PM
Measles, or Rubeola, is a highly contagious disease experiencing an upsurge of outbreaks in the US and abroad. Music therapists, and especially clinicians in private practice, should be informed about the disease and consult policies and procedures regarding infection control and prevention at facilities where they work or contract services. Clinicians in private clinics should review and consider their own policy as well as advisories and emergency directives from public health officials.
 
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Apr 24, 2019 03:37 PM
Ethics of publishing an article would seem to be rather straightforward, but this AMTA-Pro podcast reveals the complexity of publication. Sheri Robb, Helen Shoemark, and Barbara Else talk about key questions: What constitutes authorship? What is token authorship? Is it plagiarism if…? What is self-plagiarism? What should students and mentors consider? What is meant by fragmented publication? What about intellectual property and copyright? The podcasts' text section features helpful resources.
 
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Apr 15, 2019 12:01 PM
Shannon de l’Etoile provides a step-by-step explanation of the peer review process to help increase likelihood of favorable reviews. Learn to select an appropriate journal for submission, apply general author guidelines relevant to most peer-reviewed journals, mechanics of scientific writing, and gain insight into expectations of reviewers in peer-reviewed journals for manuscript content; including scientific rigor, appropriate analysis and presentation of data, and interpretation of findings.
 
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Apr 05, 2019 04:01 PM
Karen Miller presents A Quick Reference Guide to Lyric Analysis for music therapy clinicians. The clinical tool, built on a solid foundation of theory, research, & practice, is an easily accessible system for clinical decision-making. It is also intended to assist therapists & clients in moving from the identification & expression of therapeutic material to positive action, thereby facilitating practical steps toward problem solving. The Quick Reference Guide is included in the text section.
 
Apr 04, 2019 01:41 PM
Last week, the AMTA Government Relations staff and CBMT Regulatory Affairs staff supported task forces in 3 states who facilitated Hill Day events.
 
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Mar 18, 2019 02:03 PM
Dr. Laura Brown and Dr. Ellary Draper share insights and experiences in several different aspects of their professional careers. Laura and Ellary give examples of ways collaboration and partnerships helped them in graduate education, in research projects, in work as professors, and in two innovative clinical projects. The podcast speakers take time to discuss the benefits of collaborative partnerships as well as some of the challenges they have encountered over the years.
 
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Mar 11, 2019 07:51 PM
Every life deserves world class care. Dr. Becky Wellman is part of that mission at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Nevada where she has developed innovative services providing music therapy for individuals with dementia while at the same time allowing respite time for their family members. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Becky talks about aspects of designing and implementing the MT Respite Program, including assessments, session format, adaptations, safety issues, and more.
 
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Mar 07, 2019 07:17 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, regional representatives on AMTA's Continuing Education Committee share numerous practical tips for developing and submitting strong proposals. The podcast speakers discuss considerations when selecting a topic and when writing the title, abstract, learning objectives, and description of a conference session.
 
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