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Apr 21, 2017 02:14 PM
President Jennifer Geiger shares her regional presidential address given at each regional conference this spring. Couldn’t make it or missed it? Check it out here. Also take a peek at this year’s regional conference highlights and mark your calendars for regionals in 2018!
Apr 06, 2017 03:58 PM
Mark your calendars for a major national event made possible by a partnership between the Kennedy Center, Renée Fleming and the National Institutes of Health, "Sound Health: Music and the Mind." A concert with the National Symphony Orchestra, renowned neuroscientists Daniel Levitin and Charles Limb, and a full day of sessions with interactive presentations and shows focusing on music and child development, music therapy, healthy aging, and improvisation are featured.
Mar 16, 2017 04:08 PM
Sheri Robb and Amanda Henley discuss research and clinical practice implications of pilot study findings and details about the continuation of this study with research funded by a $1.4 million National Institutes of Nursing Research grant. This latest research project studies 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.
Mar 07, 2017 04:18 PM
Florence Tyson was a trailblazing music therapist who began her work in the 1950s. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, three of Florence’s colleagues - Ken Aigen, Christopher Bandini, and Jeffrey Friedberg - share compelling stories about their work at the CARC, and about the significant impact of CARC and Florence Tyson on the lives of scores of individuals with mental illness as well as on the staff and community.​
Feb 27, 2017 04:31 PM
The American Music Therapy Association welcomes Kimberly Bell, MT-BC in her expanded role as Social Media Coordinator.
Feb 21, 2017 07:14 PM
Research on the use of music therapy for post-operative pain management conducted by Kirsten Nelson, MA, MT-BC, Mary Adamek, PhD, MT-BC and Charmaine Kleiber, PhD, RN, FAAN is available in the latest edition of Pain Management Nursing. The American Music Therapy Association provided funding for this project through the 2012 Clinician Based Research Award.
Feb 14, 2017 11:50 AM
The National Institutes of Health, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and renowned soprano, Renée Fleming, launched a new partnership with an historic research workshop, “Music and the Brain: Research Across the Lifespan,” on January 26-27, 2017. Attended by some 100 participants, the NIH workshop included 25 panelists--leading neuroscientists and clinicians, 8 of whom were music therapists.​
Feb 08, 2017 06:37 PM
Dozens of music therapy bloggers and podcasters successfully spread the word about music therapy advocacy through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube blogs, and podcasts. Their work contributes to a national project facilitated by AMTA and CBMT as part of the joint AMTA-CBMT State Recognition Operational Plan. The January 2017 project theme centered on how music therapists can incorporate a spirit of mindfulness to their advocacy efforts.
Jan 30, 2017 07:10 PM
"Personalized Music Listening and Music Therapy: Ready Access to Favorite Tunes." Learn about personalized music listening for people in care facilities and specifically about several Music & Memory programs facilitated by board certified music therapists. The e-course includes information about research demonstrating the value of preferred music listening programs as well as cautions and safe procedures.
Jan 30, 2017 06:29 PM
The American Music Therapy Association is excited to announce the launch of newly-created social media channels created to share advances in music therapy research and clinical practice.
Jan 27, 2017 03:30 PM
AMTA’s monthly newsletter is filled with important and timely information about the work AMTA does to further the profession and how membership in AMTA benefits YOU. This January issue is available to the public for all to see, but the newsletter will return to a members only benefit starting in February. Don’t miss out on this member perk, join AMTA today!
Jan 19, 2017 05:25 PM
We are halfway through 2017's Social Media Music Therapy Advocacy month! We invite you to check out the advocacy zen these music therapy bloggers have shared this month. #mtadvocacy
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.
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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