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Aug 16, 2019 03:54 PM
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents two vibrant weeks of performances and activities celebrating the new expansion of its campus called The REACH. Nearly 500 events - including events presented by music therapists in AMTA-curated workshops - are offered for FREE.
Aug 09, 2019 03:28 PM
Advocacy can be complex and unique depending on the location and urgency of the situation. Here are some helpful tips from The AMTA Professional Advocacy Committee about how members and music therapists can be involved.
Olin Griffith Parker
Aug 08, 2019 02:25 PM
Remembering Olin Griffith Parker, 97, long-time member of AMTA, supporter and pioneer of music therapy education.
2019 AMTA Conference Logo, colorful music notes and conference theme: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate!
Aug 01, 2019 01:45 PM
Each year, the AMTA Board of Directors honors two deserving individuals with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The 2019 recipients are Dr. Robert Groene and Dr. Barbara Wheeler.
Aug 01, 2019 12:47 PM
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) are excited to announce that on July 31, 2019 Governor Newsom of California signed into law AB 1540, legislation that establishes title protection for music therapy.
Jul 29, 2019 02:24 PM
Speaking from first-hand experience when talking about their ups and downs when establishing their own successful and expanding music therapy practices, Mary Altom and Rachelle Morgan share a wealth of effective strategies for growing a private music therapy practice without fear. Approaches for selling music therapy services, practical information about word-of-mouth marketing, content marketing, advertising, and event-based marketing are discussed.
Jul 15, 2019 04:00 PM
Joy Schneck began working as Executive Director of CBMT in 1993 and has provided leadership in music therapy credentialing since that time. Joy talks informally in this AMTA-Pro podcast, a benefit of membership in AMTA, about her work as a clinician and her thoughts about the early years of developing professional certification and provides numerous helpful resources.
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) is thrilled to announce newly published qualification standards for General Schedule Recreation and Creative Arts Therapists from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). As of June 9, 2019, all new music therapist hires for the Veteran’s Administration must be board certified as a MT-BC approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT).
Jun 10, 2019 11:57 PM
Music therapists often find themselves networking with staff members and numerous groups & individuals within facilities. Sometimes challenging or inappropriate comments or advances from others can happen. Kory Antonacci discusses different types of sexual harassment & provides specific guidelines & resources for music therapy professionals, interns, & students to utilize when responding to, reporting & taking steps to prevent sexual harassment. We can use these tools to create a safe workplace.​
Natalie Wlodarczyk & Matt Valois provide pragmatic guidelines for intergenerational rock band experiences designed to facilitate maintenance of cognitive, psychosocial, & physical skills for older adults while introducing both generations to new music & new experiences. They discuss field-tested methods for selecting, arranging, & teaching pop music from diverse artists over the decades, & share ideas for customizing intergenerational music experiences to respond to individual & group needs.
A Message to All AMTA Members
Apr 24, 2019 04:08 PM
Measles, or Rubeola, is a highly contagious disease experiencing an upsurge of outbreaks in the US and abroad. Music therapists, and especially clinicians in private practice, should be informed about the disease and consult policies and procedures regarding infection control and prevention at facilities where they work or contract services. Clinicians in private clinics should review and consider their own policy as well as advisories and emergency directives from public health officials.
Results: 270 Article(s) Found.
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