Tag: licensure

Governor Does Not Sign NJ Licensing Bill

Governor Does Not Sign NJ Licensing Bill

The New Jersey Music Therapist Licensing Act A783 passed in both houses on January 8, 2018; but Governor Chris Christie did not sign the bill in his final days in office and the bill is no longer active.  The Governor also left the Drama/Dance Movement Therapist Licensing bill unsigned among the almost fifty bills suffering […]

January 17, 2018 | By More
PASTF Presents: CMTE at Marywood Univeristy

PASTF Presents: CMTE at Marywood Univeristy

         

June 3, 2017 | By More
CMTE Date Change for PA CMTE!!

CMTE Date Change for PA CMTE!!

Due to low enrollment, the date for the following CMTE has been changed to TBA. Keep on the lookout for a set date in the future!  

February 16, 2017 | By More
Update: New York State CE requirements for the LCAT

Update: New York State CE requirements for the LCAT

Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, effective January 1, 2017, Section 8412 of Article 163, the Mental Health Practitioner’s law, requires LCATs to earn 36 hours of approved continuing education (CE) for every 3-year registration period. All CE must be taken from a state-approved provider, and any CE completed prior to January 1, 2017 will […]

January 15, 2017 | By More
New Jersey Bill Passed in Assembly!

New Jersey Bill Passed in Assembly!

NJ BILL PASSED IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY!! ONE DOWN In the continuing process to get a New Jersey state license for music therapists, The Music Therapist Licensing Act, A783 was voted on and passed in the New Jersey General Assembly on November 21, 2016 by a vote of 59 to 13. We also had two additional […]

December 23, 2016 | By More
Fall Government Relations Report!

Fall Government Relations Report!

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Respectfully Submitted: Maria Hricko Fay, LSW, LCAT, MT-BC Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery margovernmentrelations@gmail.com Fall Salutations! As I am writing this newsletter, it is exactly one month to Election Day. On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 you are strongly encouraged to vote. Voting is one of the most important advocacy tasks […]

November 1, 2016 | By More
NJSTF Hearing and News!

NJSTF Hearing and News!

SAME SONG OF SUCCESS! For those of you who are familiar with the 1942 Jule Styne/Sammy Cahn song I’ve Heard This Song Before, let’s sing together. “It seems to me I’ve heard this song before, It’s from an old familiar score.” What a sweet sound was the vote at the Senate Commerce Committee Hearing 5 […]

October 12, 2016 | By More
Attention PA Music Therapists!

Attention PA Music Therapists!

Attention PA Music Therapists! Do you have questions about the PA Music Therapy Licensure Bills? Make sure to attend one of our regional CMTEs at Temple, Duquesne, and Immaculate September-October 2016. Click the image below to find out more!      

September 7, 2016 | By More
Mandatory Continuing Ed. Requirements for the LCAT

Mandatory Continuing Ed. Requirements for the LCAT

Dear Colleagues and Advocates, We have just been notified that information regarding the new mandatory continuing education requirements has been posted on the Office of the Professions (OP) website. As indicated in correspondence from Dr. David Hamilton, Executive Secretary of the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners: The information is organized under the links to […]

August 3, 2016 | By More
Attention NYS and LCATS!

Attention NYS and LCATS!

Dear Colleagues and Advocates, We have been receiving many questions regarding the new regulations that require mandatory continuing education (CE) for all Licensed Mental Health Practitioners, including LCATs. While we all respect and value the process of continuing education for maintaining competence in practice, NYSTF has concerns about components of the proposed regulations, specifically: The […]

July 28, 2016 | By More