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In May of 2020, the AMTA Board of Directors approved an emergency electronic mail ballot to submit four Bylaws changes to the membership for consideration and vote. Read on for the results of this election.​
Jun 03, 2020 02:46 PM
The AMTA search committee, comprised of a diverse slate of AMTA members, will identify CEO candidates who can lead the organization toward systemic transformation through a lens of diversity, equity and inclusion.
May 31, 2020 07:39 PM
In response to recent acts of violence and social injustice against Black people in Minneapolis and across the country, AMTA condemns historic and ongoing forms of racism that permeate our society and institutions. We are heartbroken that this is happening.
May 20, 2020 07:07 PM
Performer and American Music Therapy Association Spokesperson Robin Spielberg was featured in a new digital series, "FPAC Live," from the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas on May 19. Robin speaks about how she thinks music therapy and other types of music can provide comfort and add to our community. The event was recorded and posted to the Faulkner Center homepage.
May 20, 2020 03:43 PM
Members of the music therapy team from the Minneapolis Public School District present a short video sharing their model of VMT to meet the needs of their students and support teachers and families during COVID- 19.
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May 18, 2020 11:05 AM
Music therapists Tara Brinkman and Steven Franco work at Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero, a maximum security forensic hospital. Both therapists work with various groups and individuals in the forensic hospital, but in this podcast they talk about a centralized group called REACH-Music. Learn about the structure of the REACH-Music group and some of the research behind their work with these clients.
May 06, 2020 06:57 PM
New report from the “National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice” lists music therapy as evidence-based practice for children under music-mediated interventions.
AMTA is responding to meet the needs of the music therapy community by providing resources to support therapists, faculty, and students as they continue their critical work. This May 5, 2020, AMTA participates in #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of global action for giving and unity in response to COVID-19. Please share to show your support!
Apr 28, 2020 06:19 PM
Current AMTA members may access Research Review Series e-courses based on recently published journals, complete assignments, and earn CMTE credits. 30 possible credits now available. The newest course, based on Music Therapy Perspectives 38(1) offers 6 credits that satisfy CBMT’s ethics requirement - all included in the cost of membership!
Apr 23, 2020 06:51 PM
Does singing, speech, and/or playing a wind/blown instrument amplify viral spread?
Highlights and proceedings from the AMTA Board of Directors 2019 annual meeting can be found here.
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) supports the use of telehealth/therapy as a means to provide music therapy interventions when beneficial to clients.
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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.
Results: 307 Article(s) Found.