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Sep 24, 2020 05:48 PM
The AMTA Ethics Board serves as a resource for music therapists. In this video, three members of the AMTA Ethics Board discuss some frequently asked questions about the Code of Ethics and the Ethics Board's role and procedures.
 
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Sep 24, 2020 04:19 PM
Music is an effective way to share and teach information. As music therapists, we can influence positive behavior change through music by sharing information about important topics related to COVID-19. If you are a music therapy professional, student, or intern, consider writing a health-promoting song for AMTA’s COVID-19 Songwriting Contest - entries accepted until October 15th. Check out the latest songs submitted for the AMTA COVID-19 Songwriting Contest.
 
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Sep 10, 2020 02:39 PM
Why should music therapists be concerned with music industry issues? How are songwriters compensated? What are fair use principles? How do fair use, copyrights, streaming, and other music industry issues impact music therapy? In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Dr. Tracy Richardson shares her knowledge and insights about these issues based on extensive personal experience in both music therapy and the music industry. This podcast provides some food for thought and helpful resources for music therapists.
 
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Sep 08, 2020 01:19 PM
See: "Introduction to Trauma Informed Care and Cultivating Resilience;" "Trauma Informed Care, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Music Therapy;" "Cultivating Deliberate Resilience;" and the latest submissions to the AMTA 2020 COVID-19 Songwriting Contest on the COVID-19 Resources page under "Service Provider Resources."
 
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Sep 02, 2020 01:03 PM
The American Music Therapy Association Board of Directors is excited to announce Adonia Calhoun Coates, CAE, CMP as its new Chief Executive Officer beginning October 16, 2020.
 
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Sep 01, 2020 12:39 PM
Valuable information about the music therapy profession can be found in AMTA's annually published "AMTA Workforce Analysis, A Descriptive Statistical Profile of the AMTA Membership and Music Therapy Community." The 2020 edition of this document is available free of charge for current AMTA members in Member Resources>Job Center>Resources and Links section. Also available for purchase by non-members (free to current members) in the AMTA online bookstore.
 
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Aug 31, 2020 03:00 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Dr. Jennifer Fiore shares her work with music therapy students in learning to recognize the need for self-care and to develop their own self-care toolbox with personalized strategies addressing their unique situation and needs. Dr. Fiore provides many helpful tips and resources for music therapy professors and music therapy students, including suggestions for coping with particular stresses related to COVID-19.
 
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Aug 24, 2020 06:53 PM
Attention music therapy professionals, students, and interns: Here’s an opportunity to flex your creative muscles and help the wider world cope with the COVID-19 pandemic by submitting your original song to AMTA’s COVID-19 Songwriting Contest.
 
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Aug 06, 2020 04:09 PM
Ethical decisions are not always simple; it is more important than ever to practice our ethical thinking skills. In this video, 3 members of the AMTA Ethics Board discuss a fictional ethical dilemma asking what to do when a music therapy client and caregiver cannot or choose not to wear a mask during a music therapy session. We use the AMTA Code of Ethics and an ethical decision making model to discuss important considerations and possible solutions in a situation like this one.
 
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Aug 05, 2020 02:00 PM
AMTA offers the following considerations to assist music therapists in making decisions as business and activities transition to more open conditions. Readers may find this document useful as a reference in thinking about four areas of consideration in music therapy practice: infection control, clinical practice, telehealth, and personal health.
 
AMTA 2020 Conference
Aug 03, 2020 05:00 PM
A draft schedule is now available to view for the AMTA 2020 Virtual Conference. To view, go to the conference page and click the link in the Table of Contents that says, "Conference Schedule (draft)." Updates will be added so keep checking back for new information as it is added!!
 
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Congratulations to Ronna S. Kaplan on being awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the AMTA Board of Directors!
 
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