Tag: New Jersey

New Jersey News Update!

New Jersey News Update!

Oh, What a Day! To paraphrase the Four Seasons Oh, what a day, Mid-December twenty-fifteen we had our first hearing of The Music Therapist Licensing Act. The Assembly Regulated Professions Committee met on December 10th, heard testimony and released bill A4353 to the General Assembly for consideration and vote. What a very special time to […]

January 2, 2016 | By More
Job Opening: PALS Program/Creative Arts Therapist Position, Middlesex County, NJ

Job Opening: PALS Program/Creative Arts Therapist Position, Middlesex County, NJ

The PALS (Peace: A Learned Solution) program at Women Aware, a comprehensive domestic violence agency in Middlesex County, NJ., includes in its services Creative Arts/Music/Movement therapy for children who have witnessed and be affected by domestic violence, provided on a non-residential basis. This program is seeking a part time (25 hours/week) Creative Arts Therapist. Masters […]

May 14, 2015 | By More
The Current Status of State Recognition Efforts in New Jersey

The Current Status of State Recognition Efforts in New Jersey

New Jersey Music Therapists are seeking state recognition through a music therapist license. In April of 2015, the Music Therapist Licensing Act sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Andrzejczak and Senator Jeff Van Drew was introduced to the NJ legislature. The primary purpose of this license is to protect the public by outlining the specific education, clinical […]

April 1, 2015 | By More