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The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) supports the use of telehealth/therapy as a means to provide music therapy interventions when beneficial to clients.
AMTA 2020 Conference
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.
Apr 03, 2020 10:44 AM
Sponsored by the AMTA COVID-19 Task Force - recording is online now. Choose the best telehealth platform, differences & similarities for the music therapy process, potential barriers, ethical issues, & more.
Mar 23, 2020 08:05 PM
The AMTA Board of Directors want you to know that we are by your side as we face many uncertainties together. We are listening to your concerns and providing information and support as soon as we are able.​
Mar 19, 2020 04:04 PM
AMTA continues to work to address issues and concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic and meet regularly with many groups to establish support for all affected. Please use this list of curated resources and information that may be of help to music therapists, business owners, students and faculty for specific issues. Check back often as new information will be added as it becomes available.
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Four MT-BCs at Children’s Minnesota Hospitals talk about music therapy groups for patients with medical/surgical, hematology/oncology, diabetes, eating disorder, and other issues. Erinn Frees, Alicia Little, Sarah Woolever, and Kayla Shafer discuss work facilitating groups for all ages including focus groups for tweens, parents, siblings, and even staff. The text section includes resources and references for successfully including group music therapy in the pediatric medical setting.
Mar 19, 2020 11:07 AM
The AMTA Board of Directors approved the creation of a COVID-19 (C-19) Task Force to coordinate and support regions, members, music therapists, and students during the healthcare emergency presented by COVID-19. The C-19 Task Force is chaired by Lori Gooding, AMTA President Elect, and includes individuals with a background in trauma informed care, disaster response, healthcare administration, and music therapy private practice.
Mar 18, 2020 11:52 AM
AMTA’s Government Relations Department continues to closely monitor updated information about COVID-19/Coronavirus from local, state, and national officials. Please read on for resources for small businesses, infection control, HIPAA questions, service provision, etc. from the SBA, HHS, Dept. of Ed, and Dept. of Labor as well as telehealth resources.
Mar 16, 2020 12:25 PM
AMTA continues to follow the development of COVID-19 regarding its spread across the nation as well as updated authoritative information and research pertaining to the virus. As music therapists consider whether to see clients at this time, it is imperative to act responsibly and in accordance with our obligation to ensure the safety of clients/patients and you. First and foremost, consult your facility’s infection control specialists and adhere to ALL facility protocols.
Mar 13, 2020 01:09 PM
We at AMTA recognize the impact that COVID-19 is having on the world, and more specifically, on professional music therapists, music therapy interns, music therapy students, the clients we serve, as well as our ability to work.
Mar 11, 2020 12:41 PM
The American Public Health Association recently published education fact sheets and tips on COVID-19. Resources include pdf fact sheets in multiple languages and videos for your use/reference.
Mar 06, 2020 03:28 PM
We at AMTA, along with many of you, have been closely following the developments around COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Although the current risk (as stated by the Center for Disease Control) in North America remains low, it is constantly evolving and is of increasing concern. Please note the current risk assessment from the CDC (as of 3/5/2020).
Mar 04, 2020 02:18 PM
AMTA and CBMT are excited to announce that on Tuesday March 3, 2020 Governor Ralph Northam signed into law HB 1562, which creates a music therapy license under the Board of Social Work, and establishes an Advisory Board on Music Therapy to assist the Board in matters concerning the music therapy license.​
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