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Music Therapy License Established in Maryland
Jun 03, 2021 04:59 PM
The American Music Therapy Association and the Certification Board for Music Therapists are excited to announce that Maryland SB 82 was enacted into law on June 2, 2021. This bill creates a music therapy license, which will be overseen by the newly expanded Board of Audiologists, Hearing-Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists.
 
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May 24, 2021 01:33 PM
Suzanne Hanser says our music therapy careers allow us to “share our time, creativity, imagination, and compassion with others” while at the same time learning from all we meet. She has a long and illustrious career as a student, clinician, professor, author, speaker, researcher, and volunteer leader in professional associations and she shares insights gained from individuals facing challenges in their lives, as well as fulfilling time spent with colleagues and students over the years.
 
Music Therapy Title Protection Established in Iowa
May 21, 2021 12:44 PM
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) are excited to announce that on May 20, 2021 Governor Kim Reynolds of Iowa signed into law HF 285, legislation that establishes title protection for music therapists.
 
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In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Robert Groene tells of his adventures as he played in rock bands, got drafted, taught guitar to at-risk adolescents as a Conscientious Objector, started and quit college, then played in more bands and at coffeehouses. All of this before he had even heard of music therapy! Tune in to this AMTA-Pro podcast where Dr. Robert Groene, a recipient of the AMTA Lifetime Achievement Award, tells many anecdotes about his interesting career as a musician and as a music therapist.
 
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This podcast features a conversation with AMTA’s CEO, Adonia Calhoun Coates. After talking briefly about her previous professional experience, Adonia tells podcast listeners about her enthusiasm for joining the AMTA team and working with the dedicated community of music therapists. She talks about ideas, projects, and future plans for advancing AMTA’s mission and goals as well as heightening awareness, increasing and commitment to expanding the reach of music therapy.
 
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In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Marilyn Sandness shares engaging stories about her professional journey beginning with a degree from Eastman in 1958, her clinical work in some challenging situations in the early 1960s and through major transformation in the nature of services in the 1970s, her twenty-four rewarding years as a music therapy professor, and her thirty-four intense years as a volunteer with NAMT and AMTA, helping shape the nature of education and training music therapists today.
 
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Mar 24, 2021 01:16 PM
From the AMTA: National Organization; Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern, New England, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western Regions; and International Relations Committee
 
Feb 23, 2021 09:44 PM
MS in Harmony is a digital offering designed to help people living with multiple sclerosis achieve mind-body harmony through music therapy techniques
 
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Feb 17, 2021 07:15 PM
The purpose of the Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund is to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and/or to conduct research on new and innovative music therapy treatments.
 
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AMTA’s Government Relations Director Judy Simpson and AMTA’s Senior Federal Policy & Programs Analyst Rebecca Preddie discuss the extensive work of AMTA’s Government Relations team on behalf of the music therapy profession and those music therapists serve. Learn information and contacts music therapists need to get involved in helping raise the impact and efficacy of music therapy services and increasing access to music therapy in areas of health, education, veteran services, and health care.
 
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Feb 07, 2021 02:56 PM
AMTA’s two peer reviewed journals – the Journal of Music Therapy and Music Therapy Perspectives are transitioning communications to you, the members of AMTA, to offer a choice as to how you wish to access the journals when you join AMTA or renew your membership. We’re going green!
 
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Jan 15, 2021 05:20 PM
Music therapy has served an essential purpose for clients, family members, and healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Decisions regarding vaccine distribution are being made at the state level.​
 
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Jan 15, 2021 05:17 PM
Vaccine prioritization criteria vary across states. Therefore, music therapists may need to advocate for themselves and music therapy interns to receive vaccine access. This statement is provided to help you in your advocacy efforts.
 
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Jan 15, 2021 03:50 PM
AMTA’s monthly newsletter is filled with important information about the work AMTA does to further the profession and how membership in AMTA benefits YOU. Music Therapy Matters is available as a benefit of membership in AMTA. Though Matters is a member-only benefit, this January issue is available to all as a sneak peak. Be sure to renew your membership in 2021 to continue access to this member resource.​
 
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Beginning January, 2021, Music Therapy Matters' "Presidential Perspectives" column will be presented as a monthly email to AMTA members. Here's a preview of January's column for all to see. Join AMTA/Renew your membership to ensure you get all the latest news from AMTA!
 
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