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Results: 202 Article(s) Found.
Jul 24, 2018 07:32 PM
The AMTA President responds to two main areas of concern from members regarding the decision by the Board of Directors to not move forward with the MLE recommendation at this time.
Jul 17, 2018 02:15 PM
Thank you to members and music therapists for your comments and thoughts. Please stay turned for more information; the Board has read and considered each and every communication that has been received through multiple venues and is preparing a document that answers specific questions and concerns.
Jul 13, 2018 02:13 PM
AMTA’s monthly newsletter is filled with important and timely information about the work AMTA does to further the profession and how membership in AMTA benefits YOU. This July issue of Matters is available as a benefit of membership in AMTA but is being shared with all!
Jul 13, 2018 01:14 PM
Highlights from the AMTA Board of Directors 2018 Mid-Year meeting, June 22-24.
Jul 12, 2018 02:12 PM
After exhaustive examination by the Master’s Level Entry (MLE) Subcommittee of the Board of Directors, significant community feedback, and intense deliberation by the AMTA Board of Directors, the Board cited inconclusive direction and fiduciary concern as the primary reasons to not support the Subcommittee recommendation of moving to a master’s level entry by 2030 but does support investigation into music therapy education and clinical training as recommended by the Subcommittee.
Jul 03, 2018 01:41 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, speakers Dr. Annie Heiderscheit, Dr. Nancy Jackson, and Dr. Kathy Murphy review the steps necessary for creating a preliminary plan for a clinical research study. In this overview of an interactive session presented at the 2017 AMTA conference, the AMTA-Pro podcast speakers provide the groundwork for podcast listeners to begin the process of planning their own clinical research study.
Jun 26, 2018 04:09 PM
The AMTA Nominating Committee is now considering potential candidates to be placed on the slate for the offices of AMTA President Elect and Vice President Elect. The slate will be presented at the AMTA Business meeting in November 2018 and the election will be held in late 2019.
AMTA encourages members to engage in advocacy.
Jun 20, 2018 05:42 PM
Congratulations to AMTA member and board certified music therapist, David W. Otto for being named as National Program Director, Recreation Therapy Service for the Veterans Health Administration Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services.
Jun 11, 2018 01:27 PM
Individuals and families in limited-resource communities face real challenges not only in finances but also in opportunities. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, two of our music therapy colleagues, Elizabeth K Schwartz and Dr.Varvara Pasiali, discuss these complex challenges and ways in which music therapists can focus on helping children move away from stress, insecurity, and dysfunction toward trust, belonging, and opportunities.
The speakers in this AMTA-Pro podcast describe three active music therapy programs providing unique opportunities for inclusion and meaningful community engagement for individuals with special needs. ​
May 09, 2018 06:34 PM
As music therapy professionals, it's important to be prepared for natural disasters specific to our region.​
May 03, 2018 05:51 PM
A new Advance Music Planning playlist questionnaire has been accepted by the Wisconsin Medical Society's (WMS) Honoring Choices Wisconsin (HCW) program for use by Advance Care Planning facilitators in drawing up Advance Directives (AD). Its purpose is to allow individuals to state song preferences prior to an occurrence that may result in cognitive decline such as TBI, CVA or dementia.
Apr 16, 2018 05:55 PM
Music Therapist Judith Pinkerton, MA, MT-BC, is Honored as the First Recipient of the Aflac and Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives Award.
Apr 13, 2018 05:38 PM
Recently, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Supreme Court case, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District emerged as landmark events significantly impacting special education services. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Alice-Ann Darrow, Judith Jellison, Mary Adamek overview the recent legislation and court decisions, identify ways to advocate for music therapy services in schools based on the legislative and court actions, and share valuable resources critical for staying informed.
Results: 202 Article(s) Found.