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Illinois_State_News
Jun 14, 2024 01:01 AM
The Illinois General Assembly concluded its Spring Session with a fervor and determination that saw them working well past their intended adjournment on Friday, May 24, at 11:59 pm. The key issue at hand was the state's Fiscal Year 2025 Budget. Amidst these deliberations, concern grew on Wednesday, May 22, about the legislative Medicaid Omnibus package, which had yet to make its way through the legislative process.
 
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Jun 08, 2024 01:30 AM
The deadline for application submission for the 2024 Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award has been extended until 11:59pm EST on July 23, 2024.
 
Music_Therapy_Certificate_created_in_Tennessee
May 29, 2024 05:54 PM
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) are excited to announce that on May 28, 2024 Governor Bill Lee signed into law SB 898. This bill creates a music therapy certificate under the Board of Examiners in Psychology and establishes a Professional Music Therapy Advisory Committee to assist the Board in matters concerning the certificate.​
 
World_MT_Week
Apr 10, 2024 07:07 PM
We celebrate our clients, therapists, students, and supporters this World Music Therapy Week, April 10-15. Thank you for your collaboration and commitment to help advance our mission in making quality music therapy services available.
 
Lifetime_Achievement_Award_2024
Mar 16, 2024 11:02 PM
Each year, the AMTA Board of Directors honors two deserving individuals with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The 2023 recipients are Barbara Else, MPA, MT-BC and Dr. Edward Kahler, MT-BC.
 
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Feb 23, 2024 03:47 PM
The American Music Therapy Association Board of Directors is pleased to share the Final Report of the AMTA Commission on the Education and Clinical Training of 21st Century Music Therapists. This visionary report makes recommendations about the future of education and clinical training in our field. We are deeply grateful to the Commission members for the tremendous work that went into the creation of this report.
 
Board_of_Directors_Announcement
Feb 18, 2024 04:05 PM
On February 13, 2024, the AMTA Board of Directors received the Final Report of the AMTA Commission on the Education and Clinical Training of 21st Century Music Therapists. This report makes recommendations about the future of education and clinical training in our field. We are deeply grateful to the Commission members for the tremendous work that went into the creation of this report.
 
AMTA_Archives_Fundraising_(1)
Feb 15, 2024 12:20 AM
As many know the AMTA Archives is housed at Colorado State University. A scrapbook with mold damage was donated to CSU as part of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) special archive collection. The donor received the scrapbook from Florence Tyson (a music therapist in New York from 1958 and 1995).
 
Government_Relations_Update
Feb 13, 2024 02:02 AM
Congressman David Scott (GA-13), was joined by Representatives Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Maxwell Frost (FL-10), and Donald M. Payne Jr. (NJ-10) to introduce the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act. This critical piece of legislation provides professional development grants to arts educators and creative arts therapists to best include students with disabilities.
 
Spam_and_Phishing_Alerts
Dec 30, 2023 05:00 PM
Online Scam & Phishing Awareness Online scams and attempts at phishing continue to skyrocket. Be wary of online requests for money, gift cards, personal information, to open an attachment, or respond to a healthcare alert, etc. We have received reports of emails that impersonate leaders of AMTA, offers of free grand pianos and phishing attempts to initiate contacts for private music therapy services.
 
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Dec 29, 2023 07:00 PM
In 2023, the AMTA Board of Directors, Membership Committee, and Assembly of Delegates worked collaboratively to lower membership rates for music therapy students and retired music therapists as well as create a tier-based membership model for professional music therapists.
 
2023_Fultz_Post
Dec 24, 2023 10:04 PM
AMTA is excited to announce the 2023 recipient of the Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award: Congratulations to Dr. Helen Shoemark, Dr. Anthony Meadows and team for their 2023 Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award winning proposal “National Outcomes Measurement for Music Therapy (NOM-MT) in Acute Healthcare Settings: Phase 1 - A Descriptive Analysis of One Year of Music Therapy Services in a Pediatric and Adult Hospital.”
 
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Dec 19, 2023 02:00 PM
Your AMTA COVID-19 Task Force remains available to support and serve the professional and student community. We welcome messages or calls to action related to COVID-19 as we continue to monitor the needs of our greater music therapy community. We have reviewed and maintained our collection of resources by content area on AMTA’s “COVID-19 Resources for Music Therapists and Students”
 
Community_Update_(1)
Oct 19, 2023 03:02 PM
Join us for the AMTA Community Update on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 7:00-8:00pm Eastern time. We also invite you to join Board members for a follow up discussion from 8:15-9:00pm Eastern time. You are welcome to submit questions for the discussion by noon Eastern time on October 24.
 
Book_Sale
Oct 11, 2023 01:00 AM
In conjunction with the 2023 AMTA Symposium, all books in the AMTA Bookstore have been marked down 25%, starting October 9, 2023 through January 31, 2024.
 
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