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May 10, 2016 03:28 PM
Interested in getting a progress report on AMTA that was presented by President Jennifer Geiger and her designees at each of the conferences? Click below for a sample of the Presidential Address. You can read along using the companion script found in the file after the PowerPoint slides.
May 06, 2016 04:52 PM
The AMTA Non-discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy was approved by the Assembly of Delegates on November 12, 2015, demonstrating the commitment AMTA and its programs have to nondiscrimination and the promotion of equal opportunity.
May 03, 2016 11:56 AM
Music therapy students and graduate teaching assistants from Drury University and University of Missouri-Kansas City gathered around the AMTA-Pro podcast microphone to describe their work with an intergenerational choir as a practicum experience. AMTA-pro is a benefit of membership in AMTA. Log in with your current member email address and password to listen to this and other great podcasts.
Apr 29, 2016 02:05 PM
The American Music Therapy Association welcomes three new Associate Editors to AMTA’s journals. Two newly created Associate Editor positions will focus on communications and dissemination of journal content, including outreach to both internal and external audiences for the many excellent articles published in the journals. Congratulations to the new Associate Editors joining the AMTA journals team.​
Apr 27, 2016 05:16 PM
The American Music Therapy Association and the Certification Board for Music Therapists are excited to announce that, on April 26, 2016, Governor Fallin of Oklahoma signed into law HB 2820. This legislation creates a music therapy license under the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision.
Apr 27, 2016 02:35 PM
The music therapy community lost a friend and advocate on April 25, 2016. Remo Belli was a long time supporter of the music therapy profession and he will be missed.
Apr 18, 2016 02:02 PM
The American Music Therapy Association respectfully urges University of North Dakota (UND) administrators to re-think their decision and to take pride in maintaining its excellent and well-established music therapy program at UND.
Apr 15, 2016 06:53 PM
The Disaster Response for Music Therapists e-course provides an overview of Psychological First Aid (PFA) and the core elements of the PFA certification course adapted from the American Red Cross and the Medical Reserve Corps/US Homeland Security. Presented by: Barbara Else, MPA, LCAT, MT-BC, this e-course is now available for 3 pre-approved CMTE credits in the AMTA online store. Regular Cost: $125. Current AMTA Members may purchase at a discounted rate of $75.
Apr 14, 2016 05:16 PM
Music therapy is featured in the April 2016 edition of NCCIH Clinical Digest, the monthly e-newsletter of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the federal focal point for medical research in the United States.
Apr 05, 2016 04:22 PM
Music therapist Deforia Lane, PhD, MT-BC delivers a spell-binding and emotional TEDx talk about the power of music therapy entitled "Music Therapy & Medicine: A Dynamic Partnership"
Mar 30, 2016 04:36 PM
Marcia Humpal, chair of AMTA’s Strategic Priority on Music Therapy and ASD, tells us about the wealth of resources related to music therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder available on the AMTA website. Listen for an overview of fact sheets, research, annotated bibliographies, reports, toolkits, brochures, journal articles, training modules, and more. Some resources are specifically for families and caregivers, some for professionals in related fields, and many for music therapists.
Mar 30, 2016 01:50 PM
AMTA Past President Ronna Kaplan discusses the meaning and significance of creativity and how it fits into the work of counselors, artists, and creative arts therapists in health, education, and social service settings in her latest Huffington Post column.
Mar 21, 2016 06:22 PM
Music for Wellness, LLC led by music therapist Becky Watson won 3rd Place among over 47 other businesses competing in the February 10, 2016 D’Aniello Family Foundation Business Plan Competition for Veterans.​
Mar 14, 2016 03:44 PM
In a new and unique position, music therapist, Lisa Gallagher began a new post working with music therapists and art therapists as well as others affiliated with the Arts & Medicine Institute to conduct and publish research.
Mar 07, 2016 05:27 PM
Music is such a powerful tool in the therapeutic process, a tool that can be intertwined with basic counseling skills to make interpersonal connections while building rapport, empathy and respect. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, our music therapy colleague, Dr. Lori Gooding, discusses research, clinical examples, and application of specific counseling micro-skills such as non-verbal interaction, authentic phrases, supportive statements, minimal encouragers, humor, and more.
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