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Results: 266 Article(s) Found.
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) supports the use of telehealth/therapy as a means to provide music therapy interventions when beneficial to clients.
AMTA 2020 Conference
Apr 15, 2020 02:40 PM
The AMTA national conference, originally scheduled to be held in Atlantic City November 19th-22nd, will be held online this year! Find information on how you can be part of this inaugural online/virtual gathering. Stay tuned for more information!
The music therapy community mourns the passing of Dr. Edward L. Norwood, former Executive Director of the National Association for Music Therapy.
AMTA COVID-19 Task Force members Seneca Block and David Knott present an overview for a model of Virtual Music Therapy (VMT) in this video presentation. To download the accompanying document and slide deck, see the COVID-10 Resource page under Telehealth.
Apr 03, 2020 10:44 AM
Sponsored by the AMTA COVID-19 Task Force - recording is online now. Choose the best telehealth platform, differences & similarities for the music therapy process, potential barriers, ethical issues, & more.
Mar 27, 2020 05:47 PM
AMTA is interested in obtaining feedback related to the topics of safe spaces, DEI, transparent communication, and the Executive Director search. We encourage all members -- as well as non-members -- who are interested in providing feedback to complete the surveys and participate.
Mar 24, 2020 05:21 PM
In light of the recent mandate from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan that non-essential business be closed to minimize spread of COVID-19, the AMTA National Office staff will be teleworking as much as possible and orders to the national office will be paused. Read on for more information and updates regarding contacting the national office.
Mar 23, 2020 08:05 PM
The AMTA Board of Directors want you to know that we are by your side as we face many uncertainties together. We are listening to your concerns and providing information and support as soon as we are able.​
Mar 19, 2020 04:04 PM
AMTA continues to work to address issues and concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic and meet regularly with many groups to establish support for all affected. Please use this list of curated resources and information that may be of help to music therapists, business owners, students and faculty for specific issues. Check back often as new information will be added as it becomes available.
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Four MT-BCs at Children’s Minnesota Hospitals talk about music therapy groups for patients with medical/surgical, hematology/oncology, diabetes, eating disorder, and other issues. Erinn Frees, Alicia Little, Sarah Woolever, and Kayla Shafer discuss work facilitating groups for all ages including focus groups for tweens, parents, siblings, and even staff. The text section includes resources and references for successfully including group music therapy in the pediatric medical setting.
Mar 19, 2020 11:07 AM
The AMTA Board of Directors approved the creation of a COVID-19 (C-19) Task Force to coordinate and support regions, members, music therapists, and students during the healthcare emergency presented by COVID-19. The C-19 Task Force is chaired by Lori Gooding, AMTA President Elect, and includes individuals with a background in trauma informed care, disaster response, healthcare administration, and music therapy private practice.
Mar 18, 2020 11:52 AM
AMTA’s Government Relations Department continues to closely monitor updated information about COVID-19/Coronavirus from local, state, and national officials. Please read on for resources for small businesses, infection control, HIPAA questions, service provision, etc. from the SBA, HHS, Dept. of Ed, and Dept. of Labor as well as telehealth resources.
Results: 266 Article(s) Found.