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Jul 07, 2020 02:57 PM
AMTA recognizes that COVID-19 has profoundly impacted the music therapy community. One possible place of impact may include the work settings and the manner in which music therapists work.
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Since 2014, board certified music therapists have provided services to active duty service members and veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress (PTSD) in military medical facilities across the United States through Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, speakers Sara Kass, Rebecca Vaudreuil, Donna Betts, and Danielle Kalseth describe music therapy practice and research as well as effective and innovative interventions.
Jun 29, 2020 12:26 PM
AMTA offers the following considerations to assist music therapists in making decisions as locations across the country transition to more open conditions.
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Jun 12, 2020 12:12 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly shifted access to and delivery of clinical music therapy services. Due to this, the government relations teams from AMTA and CBMT created a survey to better understand music therapists’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The information provided will be utilized to help inform advocacy efforts related to professional practice and state recognition. All MT-BCs received an email invitation to participate. Please consider adding your voice to this survey.
Jun 10, 2020 06:26 PM
On June 1st, AMTA, and over 400 other disparate organizations including the NAACP and the Center for Reproductive Rights, signed on to the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights letter addressed to congressional leadership in support of the demand for actionable federal policing policies.
Jun 10, 2020 03:26 PM
As many music therapists transition back to providing services during this COVID-19 experience, AMTA recognizes that the workplace will look and feel differently. One factor in these differences may include grief.
In May of 2020, the AMTA Board of Directors approved an emergency electronic mail ballot to submit four Bylaws changes to the membership for consideration and vote. Read on for the results of this election.​
Jun 03, 2020 02:46 PM
The AMTA search committee, comprised of a diverse slate of AMTA members, will identify CEO candidates who can lead the organization toward systemic transformation through a lens of diversity, equity and inclusion.
May 31, 2020 07:39 PM
In response to recent acts of violence and social injustice against Black people in Minneapolis and across the country, AMTA condemns historic and ongoing forms of racism that permeate our society and institutions. We are heartbroken that this is happening.
COVID-19 has upended so much, and presented so many challenges, but AMTA remains committed to continuing to provide scholarship opportunities for our members. Don't miss the chance to apply for one of the 5 scholarships still available this year! Scholarship awards range from free national conference attendance, to cash for CMTEs and institutes, to full payment for special trainings. All remaining scholarship application deadlines are either July 20th or July 27th--you have time to apply!
May 20, 2020 07:07 PM
Performer and American Music Therapy Association Spokesperson Robin Spielberg was featured in a new digital series, "FPAC Live," from the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas on May 19. Robin speaks about how she thinks music therapy and other types of music can provide comfort and add to our community. The event was recorded and posted to the Faulkner Center homepage.
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