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A Message from the MAR-AMTA Cultural Humility, Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

A Message from the MAR-AMTA Cultural Humility, Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

Dear members and friends of the MAR-AMTA, As we collectively struggle with these uncertain and challenging times, the MAR-AMTA Cultural Humility, Accessibility Diversity, and Inclusion (CHADI) Committee acknowledges the ways in which people of color, and particularly Black people, continue to be endangered in ways that white people are not. Amidst a pandemic which has […]

May 31, 2020 | By More

Membership Spotlight

Membership Spotlight: Kevin Leong, MA, MT-BC

Membership Spotlight: Kevin Leong, MA, MT-BC

MAR Membership Spotlight Kevin Leong, MA, MT-BC This quarter, the spotlight shines on MAR member Kevin Leong! Describe your career as a music therapist—education, populations served, etc. I have worked with various populations over of the course of my career as a music therapist so far. During my internship, I worked at the pediatric oncology […]

February 14, 2019 | By More

Continuing Education

COVID-19 Announcements and Other Information

COVID-19 Announcements and Other Information

Our app for conference is live! We will be making a few changes as things finalize, so be sure to keep refreshing the app to get the most up to date changes. Here is the download url: https://www.core-apps.com/dl/mar_amtaconf2020 and the QR code. We are still looking for a few volunteers to help out with some […]

March 12, 2020 | By More

Students

Student Affairs Advisor Report, March 2020

Student Affairs Advisor Report, March 2020

Student Affairs Advisor Report: Molly Pow, MS, MT-BC, Student Affairs Advisor Student Activities Updates: Melissa Acheson, MARAMTS VP Student Affairs Advisor Report: Our regions’ students have been busy preparing for regional conference with fundraising, MARAMTS Gives Back, and making plans for the Hill Day at Student Leadership Academy. Exciting growth has taken place throughout the […]

March 3, 2020 | By More

Other Recent Posts

World Congress of Music Therapy Conference is Online

World Congress of Music Therapy Conference is Online

The World Congress of Music Therapy (WCMT) is an event that happens once every three years, in which music therapy professionals and experts in related fields from around the world gather to share ideas, experiences, trends, and research outcomes. Taking into account the current difficulties being experienced globally surrounding COVID19, this year’s WCMT was re-designed […]

May 7, 2020 | By More
Music Therapy License Created in Virginia

Music Therapy License Created in Virginia

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) are excited to announce that on Tuesday March 3, 2020 Governor Ralph Northam signed into law HB 1562. This bill creates a music therapy license under the Board of Social Work, and establishes an Advisory Board on Music Therapy to assist […]

April 28, 2020 | By More
Virtual PAMT Check-in

Virtual PAMT Check-in

Virtual PAMT Checkin Call: Friday, April 24 12-1:00 PM. Stay tuned for future calls.

April 26, 2020 | By More