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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
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
Moving AMTA Forward

Moving AMTA Forward

Dear friends and members of the MAR, I hope this email finds you well and safe during these difficult times. I know you have been receiving an increased number of emails over the past few weeks, and I hope they have not been too overwhelming. We recognize that not everyone uses social media and want […]

March 30, 2020 | By More
MAR-AMTA Question and Answers; Membership Check-in

MAR-AMTA Question and Answers; Membership Check-in

There has been so much happening over the past few weeks that we wanted to be sure to check in with our friends and members of the MAR. If you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, the cancellation of our annual conference, or any other thought you would like to share, members of the […]

March 19, 2020 | By More
COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Dear friends and members of the MAR, We hope this message finds you all doing well and staying healthy. As we have all been affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, the MAR-AMTA will try to provide resources as they come about. Please, let’s continue to come together as a community, and support each other during […]

March 19, 2020 | By More
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
New Jersey — First Music Therapist License in MAR

New Jersey — First Music Therapist License in MAR

New Jersey – First Music Therapist License in MAR!! Submitted by Paula Unsal, Chair NJSTF And with this Senate vote 30-8… New Jersey music therapists moved their licensing bill to the Governor’s desk!!! Then on January 21, 2020 Governor Phil Murphy signed into law A2183 the Music Therapist Licensing Act, P.L.2019, c.471 making New Jersey […]

March 3, 2020 | By More
NYU Music Therapy AMT Symposium 2020

NYU Music Therapy AMT Symposium 2020

AMT Symposium Save The Date 2020

February 26, 2020 | By More
Maryland Hill Day: Postponed Until Further Notice

Maryland Hill Day: Postponed Until Further Notice

Find Hill Day advocacy information below. 2020 Music Therapy Advocacy for Professionals 2020 Music Therapy Advocacy for Students 2020 Student Leadership Academy Participant Guide

February 4, 2020 | By More