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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.
Dec 16, 2016 06:19 PM
Valuable information about the music therapy profession can be found in AMTA's annually published "AMTA Member Survey and Workforce Analysis, A Descriptive Statistical Profile of the AMTA Membership and Music Therapy Community." The 2016 edition of this document is available free of charge for current AMTA members in Member Resources>Job Center>Resources and Links section. Also available for purchase by non-members (free to current members) in the AMTA online bookstore.
Dec 12, 2016 07:12 PM
AMTA is pleased to announce the expansion of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and Department of Defense’s military healing arts program into Creative Forces: NEA Healing Arts Network.
Nov 23, 2016 05:53 PM
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Nov 21, 2016 10:29 PM
Moving Forward: Supporting Our Clients and Quality Music Therapy Services in Times of Change
Oct 17, 2016 07:13 PM
The Wilson Trust Music Therapy Project, a project of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), is pleased to announce the awarding of a $56,875 matching grant to Swedish Medical Center Foundation for its music therapy initiative to increase music therapy services at the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) and the Swedish Multiple Sclerosis Center (MS Center).
Oct 17, 2016 05:55 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, experienced music therapy clinician Ronna Kaplan discusses time‐tested and “family‐approved” areas of concentration in music therapy sessions that then translate and transfer to home. The case examples covers three areas of focus that arise daily for individual music therapy clients and their families and caregivers, i.e., music therapy for learning, for living, and for the love of music. AMTA-pro is a benefit of current membership in AMTA.
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