Tag: mid-atlantic region

Government Relations Report

Government Relations Report

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Respectfully Submitted: Amy Rodgers Smith, MMT, MT-BC Neurologic Music Therapist NICU-MT margovernmentrelations@gmail.com NATIONAL UPDATES The American Music Therapy Association is monitoring changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA). AMTA is encouraging members and others to exercise your rights and responsibilities as citizens and consider participation in the democratic process in the following […]

July 12, 2017 | By More
MAR President’s Forum: Responses from AMTA

MAR President’s Forum: Responses from AMTA

MAR President’s Forum: Responses from AMTA On behalf of the AMTA, President Geiger has provided a document with responses to the questions and concerns raised during the MAR President’s Forum.  To read the original document from the Presidents Forum, click here. A HUGE thanks goes to President Geiger for compiling this information for us and for […]

June 27, 2016 | By More
2016 Special Elections!

2016 Special Elections!

2016 Special Elections Slate of Nominees (Approved 3/18/2016)   Vice President for Membership Beth Deyermond, MA, MT-BC has been a practicing music therapist for the past fourteen years.  She currently serves as the Music Therapy Department Chairperson and Internship Director at The Center for Discovery in Harris, NY.  She received her Bachelors of Science in […]

April 1, 2016 | By More
Research Committee Announcements!!

Research Committee Announcements!!

Research Award Recipients Dr. Wendy Magee was awarded the MAR Research/Special Project Award for her research project “Exploring the clinical utility of the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) with end-stage Dementia”. And, Dr. John Carpente was awarded the MAR Collaborative Research Award for his research project “Validity and Reliability Evidence for a Music Therapy […]

March 25, 2016 | By More
Government Relations Newsletter

Government Relations Newsletter

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Respectfully Submitted: Maria Hricko Fay, LSW, LCAT, MT-BC Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery margovernmentrelations@gmail.com NATIONAL UPDATES Help us Celebrate 10 years of the AMTA/CBMT State Recognition Operational Plan! Nationally there are over 43 active state task forces. There is anticipated recognition legislation in at least nine states in 2016. In […]

January 26, 2016 | By More
Preliminary Conference Program!

Preliminary Conference Program!

  It’s that time of year! The preliminary conference program has been posted on our conference page! Check it out here.   Additional information about conference is available on the website and will be updated quite often within the next few weeks. Announcements and revisions for conference information will be coming in fast– so be sure […]

January 13, 2016 | By More
2016 Conference Registration Fees

2016 Conference Registration Fees

The 2016 Regional Conference in quickly approaching! Registration is expected to open in January so check back for updates!! Registration Prices Professional Member By 2/12/2016 After 2/12/2016 Full conference $150 $175 Single Day $115 $130 CMTE only $15 $15 Non-Member Full conference $190 $210 Single Day $150 $170 CMTE only $15 $15 Student Members By […]

December 5, 2015 | By More
MAR Business Meeting Feedback

MAR Business Meeting Feedback

Hello members! We need your feedback! If you attended the MAR Business Meeting at National Conference we want to hear from you! We have completely overhauled our business meetings and we would like to hear how the new approach has worked. Please give us your feedback by following this link! Thank you for attending and for taking […]

November 13, 2015 | By More
MAR Government Relations Report- Fall 2015

MAR Government Relations Report- Fall 2015

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Respectfully Submitted: Maria Hricko Fay, LSW, LCAT, MT-BC Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery margovernmentrelations@gmail.com NATIONAL UPDATES 1. California Bill #AB1279 – On July 6, 2015, this CA Bill passed out of the Senate Business and Professions Committee. 2. Federal Call to Action – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services […]

October 18, 2015 | By More
Nominations for the Music Therapy Advocacy Award

Nominations for the Music Therapy Advocacy Award

  Regional conference is the time when we recognize the tremendous quality of music therapy that is occurring in the Mid-Atlantic Region. We are seeking nominations for the Music Therapy Advocacy Award. Do you know of an administrator, public official, or other friend of music therapy who has impacted the ability of clients to access […]

October 17, 2015 | By More