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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.
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.
Jul 06, 2016 06:19 PM
The AMTA Nominating Committee is now considering potential candidates to be placed on the slate for the offices of AMTA President Elect and Vice President Elect. If you are interested in placing someone’s name into consideration for one of these offices, please read on.
Jun 06, 2016 06:34 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, a group of experienced music therapy professionals - Brian Abrams, Kathleen Murphy, Noah Potvin, and Laurel Young - converse about several informed perspectives on ways in which both music therapy processes and goals can be understood in terms of music. AMTA-pro is a benefit of membership in AMTA.
Jun 03, 2016 02:21 PM
AMTA and CBMT are excited to announce that, on May 27, 2016, Governor Malloy of Connecticut signed into law HB 5537. This legislation includes language stating that music therapy services can only be provided by those who hold the MT-BC credential.
Jun 02, 2016 02:56 PM
Brigadier General Kathleen Cook convened an historic meeting on May 26, 2016, to explore the possibility of collaborations between the Air Force Bands and music therapy programs at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Langley Air Force Base, and Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
May 31, 2016 02:18 PM
“The Same Sky Project,” was an “out of the box” keynote address for the two-day National Institutes of Health (NIH) summit, “Rehabilitation Research at NIH: Moving the Field Forward.” This production put music therapy on the radar of attendees and served as a catalyst for questions about research and reimbursement in music therapy and training of music therapists.
May 24, 2016 11:03 AM
The second podcast in this two-part "Music Therapy for Adults with IDD" AMTA-Pro series features an insightful conversation with experienced music therapy clinician, Ellen Rayfield. Ellen shares her observations about adults with IDD, describes the agency’s services and her music therapy program, and talks about her interactions with and responses of clients in group and individual music therapy. AMTA-pro is a benefit of membership in AMTA.
May 17, 2016 04:49 PM
The growing need for music therapy services for adults with IDD (intellectual and developmental disabilities), including ASD (autism spectrum disorder), calls for more research, forums, and publications in our field. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, the first of a 2-part series, speakers Jennifer Jones, Nicole Rivera, and Todd Schwartzberg encourage a renewed profession-wide emphasis on the unique needs of this expanding population. AMTA-pro is a benefit of membership in AMTA.
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.
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