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Jan 17, 2017 05:27 PM
As of January 1, 2016, music therapy is a licensed profession in Oregon. Beginning in 2007, efforts of dozens of music therapists, working with the guidance of government relations experts from AMTA and CBMT, resulted in Oregon licensure in 2016. Podcast speakers talk about that process, and they overview the necessary follow-up of the licensing legislation while encouraging music therapists in other states to step up to the plate and work diligently toward licensure.
 
Jan 11, 2017 07:00 PM
In July 2016, The National Institutes of Nursing Research awarded music therapist Dr. Sheri Robb and colleagues a $1.4 million grant to study the effect of play interventions, such as active music engagement and storybook programs, on health outcomes in young children ages 3 to 8 undergoing chemotherapy treatment and their parents.
 
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Dec 19, 2016 02:38 PM
Click to read highlights of the AMTA Board of Directors' annual meeting in Sandusky, Ohio.
 
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Dec 16, 2016 06:19 PM
Valuable information about the music therapy profession can be found in AMTA's annually published "AMTA Member Survey and Workforce Analysis, A Descriptive Statistical Profile of the AMTA Membership and Music Therapy Community." The 2016 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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Dec 12, 2016 07:12 PM
AMTA is pleased to announce the expansion of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and Department of Defense’s military healing arts program into Creative Forces: NEA Healing Arts Network.
 
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Nov 23, 2016 05:53 PM
Shop online this holiday season and throughout the year with Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to the American Music Therapy Association. Click to find out how.
 
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Nov 21, 2016 10:29 PM
Moving Forward: Supporting Our Clients and Quality Music Therapy Services in Times of Change
 
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Oct 17, 2016 07:13 PM
The Wilson Trust Music Therapy Project, a project of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), is pleased to announce the awarding of a $56,875 matching grant to Swedish Medical Center Foundation for its music therapy initiative to increase music therapy services at the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) and the Swedish Multiple Sclerosis Center (MS Center).
 
AMTA-proStack
Oct 17, 2016 05:55 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, experienced music therapy clinician Ronna Kaplan discusses time‐tested and “family‐approved” areas of concentration in music therapy sessions that then translate and transfer to home. The case examples covers three areas of focus that arise daily for individual music therapy clients and their families and caregivers, i.e., music therapy for learning, for living, and for the love of music. AMTA-pro is a benefit of current membership in AMTA.
 
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Sep 22, 2016 04:10 PM
AMTA is pleased to announce the launch of the new AMTA E-course, "Medical Music Therapy: Building a Program" presented by Lori Gooding, PhD, MT-BC. Information presented in this e-course in conjunction with the research literature and available resources provides a solid platform necessary to develop or expand a music therapy program in a medical setting as well as the opportunity to earn 3 CMTE credits from the American Music Therapy Association (CBMT Approved Provider #P-051).
 
AMTA-proStack
Sep 12, 2016 06:58 PM
Emotion Regulation (ER) development occurs in early childhood. Music therapists encounter many clinical populations who experience barriers to healthy ER development for a variety of reasons. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Dr. Kimberly Sena Moore reports results from a mixed methods feasibility study exploring the impact of a music‐based intervention on ER development.
 
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Jul 29, 2016 02:57 PM
On August 1, 1991, "Forever Young: Music and Aging" was heard before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. The hearing included testimony by music therapists, musicians, physicians, legislators, and clients in support of music therapy. Click to read highlights and memories of this historic event.​
 
AMTA-proStack
Jul 25, 2016 04:21 PM
Based on their experience in successfully funding and expanding a pediatric hospital-based music therapy program through philanthropy, Dr. Annie HeiderscheIt and Jana Koppula are particularly aware of the importance of understanding the complex aspects of donor relationships in order to build and maintain a philanthropically funded program.
 
Jul 18, 2016 04:18 PM
The AMTA Board of Directors' mid-year meeting was very productive. Highlights included 1st person accounts to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Senate Hearing on Aging; a journal report from Oxford University Press; an overall orientation; financial introduction, review of Fiscal Year 2016, approval of 2017 Budget; reports from 3 Councils & the MLE subcommittee; & reports from officers & staff. Draft motions from the 2016 Mid-Year meeting are included at the end of this report.
 
AMTA-proStack
Jul 12, 2016 01:37 PM
The unique goals of court-committed adults are being addressed in interesting ways by the team of music therapist Alison Etter and art therapist Jaimie Peterson in a forensic psychiatric hospital. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Etter and Peterson describe a number of creative collaborative interventions giving their clients opportunities to be involved in a performances, exhibits, broadcasts, and publications. AMTA-pro is a benefit of membership in AMTA.
 
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