Ideas to Celebrate Minnesota Music Therapy Week: Revamp your “elevator speech” on what music therapy is Teach one new person what music therapy is Share AMTA’s fact sheets and articles in other publications (e.g. AARP) with others Create an informative bulletin board at your place of work Give an inservice on music therapy to your co-workers and administrators Learn something...Read More
We had a successful Day on the Hill on Tuesday, March 5. A huge thank you to all those who helped and sent along their support! 8 Music Therapists met with their representatives and senators as well as members of the Housing, Health, and Human Services Committee in both the house and senate Over 80 legislators were given information about music therapy and the impact of licensure Rep. Dorholt...Read More
Shalom House is looking for a music therapist to work 4 hours per week. They have a grant to pay someone $25 per hour and want to provide experience for a new music therapist. This is a residential/ nursing home situation and would report to Barbara Gutzmann in Therapeutic Recreation. They want someone to start ASAP. Contact information: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Email is preferred. Phone: ...Read More
Music Therapy Week will be April 29-May 3, 2013! Let’s celebrate! Here is the Proclamation for you to download and print!Read More
Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC is seeking subcontractors. Music therapists MUST: Be NMT trained or be willing to complete the next NMT training Have at least 2 years of professional experience Have experience working with the elderly Be able to assess clients and adapt therapeutic music experiences to meet immediate needs Have excellent musical skills including quality vocal tone,...Read More
Congratulations to Katie Lindenfelser on her recent article: The sound of comfort: Music therapy in hospice and palliative care.
The article was on the cover of the May 2012 Minnesota Physician a magazine that is sent to doctors throughout the state. This is the second article on music therapy, (Furman Feb 2010, Music therapy: Improving health along the life continuum) to be printed, providing an opportunity to educate and advocate for music therapy services with physicians in...Read More