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Jan 15, 2021 05:20 PM
Music therapy has served an essential purpose for clients, family members, and healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Decisions regarding vaccine distribution are being made at the state level.​
Jan 15, 2021 05:17 PM
Vaccine prioritization criteria vary across states. Therefore, music therapists may need to advocate for themselves and music therapy interns to receive vaccine access. This statement is provided to help you in your advocacy efforts.
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Jan 15, 2021 03:50 PM
AMTA’s monthly newsletter is filled with important information about the work AMTA does to further the profession and how membership in AMTA benefits YOU. Music Therapy Matters is available as a benefit of membership in AMTA. Though Matters is a member-only benefit, this January issue is available to all as a sneak peak. Be sure to renew your membership in 2021 to continue access to this member resource.​
Beginning January, 2021, Music Therapy Matters' "Presidential Perspectives" column will be presented as a monthly email to AMTA members. Here's a preview of January's column for all to see. Join AMTA/Renew your membership to ensure you get all the latest news from AMTA!
As we, the music therapy community, continue to experience events that impact us and those we serve, supporting ourselves and each other is of great concern. Music Therapy is a powerful tool to promote the healing process. For a resource to support individual self-care or your professional work with others, visit the AMTA website to read our Cultivating Deliberate Resilience resource as part of our COVID-19 Resources page.
AMTA COVID-19 Task Force Grand Rounds Series: International Coalition Performing Arts Aerosol Study: Latest Results. Join us as Dr. James Weaver shares the latest results from the International Coalition Performing Arts Aerosol study. We also explore how the data relate to music therapy practice.
Jan 03, 2021 12:05 PM
Music therapy continues to serve an essential purpose for clients, family members, and healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Telepractice has not only allowed for continuity of services but has also enhanced therapeutic outcomes and improved family involvement in their loved ones’ progress.​
Nov 24, 2020 08:23 PM
On November 29, 2020, we will celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). President Gerald Ford signed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public Law 94-142), into law in 1975. An amendment was responsible for the change in the name of the law to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), in 1990. According to the US Department of Education, music therapy is recognized as a related service under the IDEA.
Nov 06, 2020 08:43 PM
Here are this week's Education and Clinical Training updates!
We are saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Charles T. Eagle, Jr., music therapy pioneer, who died on October 27, 2020, a few weeks short of his 88th birthday. As a pioneer in music therapy, we are grateful for his outstanding contributions to the music therapy profession.
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Nov 03, 2020 03:27 PM
Leslie Henry, co-chair of AMTA's Professional Advocacy Committee, shares a wealth of helpful advocacy guidelines based on her own experiences as well as years of working with MT-BCs around the country. Leslie leads listeners through an exploration of their own networks and how to tend these networks, approaches that can be used based on the timing of the idea you are advocating for, and time-tested tips on being persuasive in different situations.
Oct 30, 2020 07:57 PM
Here are this week's Education and Clinical Training updates!
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