Renew Your 2013 Membership in AMTA Today
Membership in AMTA not only helps support our mission, but it helps you as a music therapist or student in more ways than you know. Be sure and renew your membership for the 2013 calendar year in order to take advantage of all the benefits membership in AMTA has to offer. To join AMTA or renew your membership, log in with your email address and password, then click the Join AMTA button. You can pay for your membership in the AMTA Online Store. Or, if you'd like to mail in your payment, click here to print out the membership form and mail it to the AMTA office with your payment.
New E-courses Available from AMTA
Announcing the launch of the first in a series of AMTA E-courses, "Music Therapy Reimbursement: Sources and Steps to Success" by AMTA's Director of Government Relations, Judy Simpson, MT-BC, Managed Healthcare Professional. This cutting-edge AMTA E-course allows participants to study at their leisure, and equips each listener with the most up-to-date tools and reimbursement information necessary for seeking reimbursement to make top-quality music therapy services more accessible to individuals of all ages in a variety of clinical settings. For more information on this e-course, watch this brief video from presenter Judy Simpson:
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Current AMTA Members Receive Substantial Discounts on the Introductory Price:
- Regular Cost: $150 - includes 5 CMTE credits
- Current Members Discounted Cost: $100 - includes 5 CMTE credits
- Current Student/Grad Student Member Discounted Cost: $50
Additional E-courses to be Added Soon:
Other AMTA E-courses focusing on clinical practice and on professional issues will follow. To find this and other CMTE Courses as they are unveiled, go to Bookstore>Visit the Bookstore and Shop for: Merchandise, Category: E-courses and click the Go button. Or go directly there by clicking here. For more information on the new AMTA E-course series, go to Member Resources>Continuing Music Therapy Education, or click here.
What is Music Therapy?
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
Music therapy interventions can be designed to:
- Promote Wellness
- Manage Stress
- Alleviate Pain
- Express Feelings
- Enhance Memory
- Improve Communication
- Promote Physical Rehabilitation
Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings. For further information, please explore the rest of this site including the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.
Mission of the American Music Therapy Association
The mission of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
Music Therapy Featured on PBS Newshour
The February 27th edition of the PBS Newshour broadcast included a story on music therapy titled "The Healing Power of Music." Music Therapy programs in Northern California and historical footage from AMTA were featured.
Watch The Healing Power of Music on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.