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AMT Conference at Molloy College

AMT Conference at Molloy College

Please join us for our Analytical Music Therapy Conference at Molloy College on Saturday April 27th. Earn 6 CMTEs / LCAT CEs! Limited space available – register today! www.molloy.edu/ce/musictherapy

April 15, 2019 | By More
NJSTF on Occupational Regulation

NJSTF on Occupational Regulation

February 22, 2019 Ms. Suzanne Buchanan, Executive Director Autism NJ Dear Ms. Buchanan: I am writing in response to the most recent iteration of Autism NJ’s disregard for music therapy as a treatment option for individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Namely, Autism NJ suggested language revisions for the proposed amendment to the New […]

April 8, 2019 | By More
New York State Task Force Appears at Hill Day

New York State Task Force Appears at Hill Day

NYSTF held their 2nd Hill Day in Albany on Monday, 3/25/19. New initiatives this year included having 8 NY MTs serve as Team Leaders for our meetings and 12 exhibitors (schools and agencies). A very exciting moment occurred when a large portion of our group was invited by Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon (D; District 52 […]

March 31, 2019 | By More
Military Veterans with PTSD Continuing Education

Military Veterans with PTSD Continuing Education

Announcing a unique CMTE opportunity to learn about Music and the PTSD Brain in Military Veterans and earn 28 CMTE credits. This special program is taught by a MT-BC, who created and developed the concept, and combines lecture, experiential, and hands on experience in a music therapy retreat for veterans. The date is May 30-June […]

March 18, 2019 | By More
Conference App is Live

Conference App is Live

The conference app is live and ready to go! Please download the app by searching for ‘MAR events’ in the app store, or by following this link: https://www.core-apps.com/dl/mar_amtaconf2019 The app allows you to easily find sessions of interest, connect with other conference attendees, find local places to eat, share photos taken at conference, among other […]

February 28, 2019 | By More
Constitution & Bylaws Proposed Revisions

Constitution & Bylaws Proposed Revisions

Constitution & Bylaws Proposed Revisions Constitution & Bylaws 2019 Proposed Revisions To be voted on at the MAR conference in Reston, VA February 22, 2019 CONSTITUTION Article IV – Officers Current: Section 4. The appointed officers of the Region shall be the Parliamentarian, Assembly Chair, Recording Secretary, Editor of the official regional publication (hereinafter referred […]

February 24, 2019 | By More
Governor Murphy Proposes New State Board

Governor Murphy Proposes New State Board

NJ Governor Proposes State Board for Creative Arts Therapies Submitted by Paula Unsal, Chair NJSTF On January 31, 2019, at the “eleventh” hour, NJ Governor Phil Murphy sent the Drama/Dance Movement Therapist (D/DMT) licensing bill A1220 back to the General Assembly with a conditional veto. The veto recommended establishing a new State Board of Creative […]

February 14, 2019 | By More
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
Winner of 2019 Arts Advocacy Day Scholarship Announced

Winner of 2019 Arts Advocacy Day Scholarship Announced

Special Announcement! Congratulations to Nicole Hahna, co-Chair of the PASTF, winner of the 2019 MAR Arts Advocacy Day Scholarship! This is the first year for MAR to offer this scholarship, stay tuned for the 2020 application announcement later this fall. This scholarship offers monetary assistance to attend the annual Arts Advocacy Day held by Americans […]

February 4, 2019 | By More
Hotel Details & Information

Hotel Details & Information

Hotel Rates Single Occupancy: $159.00 Double Occupancy: $159.00 Triple Occupancy: $184.00 Quadruple Occupancy: $209.00 Guest rooms have free Wi-Fi. All guests have free access to the on-site swimming pool and fitness center. Parking: Daily ($10) and Overnight ($8) Cut-off date for discounted rates is February 13, 2019. The hotel is within Reston Town Center which […]

January 12, 2019 | By More