Tweet Approximately 1,900 music therapists are members of AMTA and there are precisely 6,882 Board Certified Music Therapists. Why are music therapists not members of their professional association? I see AMTA publish the Benefits of Membership and post videos about why music therapists should be members, but I’m not sure they match up with my […]
Tweet In my continuing quest to be a good music therapist, I am adding to my collection of music therapy document summaries with the Professional Competencies. The Preamble explains that these competencies establish standards for music therapy education and clinical training, as well as the levels of practice. These competencies outline what a music therapist […]
Tweet Continuing my practice of reviewing the documents that govern my profession, today I’m exploring the AMTA Standards of Clinical Practice. I’ve written previously on the Music Therapy Scope of Practice and the Code of Ethics.
Tweet Every year, I like to review the documents that govern my profession, just to keep the information in my head to help me make sound clinical decisions as I work with clients and teach music therapy. I looked at the Music Therapy Scope of Practice, so now I’ll take a closer look at the […]
Tweet In 2015, CBMT and AMTA got together and created the Scope of Music Therapy Practice. I haven’t had a chance to look closely at this document yet, so I’m taking the opportunity to do so now.
Tweet I had a great time at the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association conference last week and am now recovering from the travel and getting back into my routines. Usually, I look back and think about what would have made post-conference recovery easier and attempt to incorporate it into the next conference. […]
Tweet It’s almost time for the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association conference! This year we’ll be in Austin, TX and I can’t wait to see all my friends again–the best thing about conference!
Tweet I attended the Online Conference for Music Therapy this year, and it was fantastic! OCMT is an international conference that is presented via a webinar platform for 24 hours. OCMT follows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is designed to accommodate music therapists around the world. You get access to the recordings of the presentations […]
Tweet I highly recommend reading the CBMT Recertification Manual (and all CBMT and AMTA documents) every year, so that the information is fresh in your mind. If you’re having trouble figuring out how to recertify, reading the manual is the first step. There are many ways to do this and there will be a concurrent […]
Tweet In the guest post by Dena Register, she outlined three roles that music therapy advocates take: Connectors, Reflectors, and Directors.