Announcements

NER Business

NER’s business meeting

You are invited to attend NER’s business meeting on Monday, November 16 from 8-9:30pm!   You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Nov 16, 2020 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: NER Business Meeting   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89078415783?pwd=UWlwMGdjcHFNTFhmS1lQSWd2cUpsUT09 Passcode: 851141 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,89078415783#  or +16699006833,,89078415783# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215…

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Pay It Forward!

What is the #PayitForward initiative? The Membership Support Initiative and the “Pay It Forward” Campaign is designed to welcome all professional music therapists who want to be part of the New England Region and the AMTA to become a full member! The goal of this program is to welcome as many new professional members to the region as we can. Don’t overthink it, just submit it. The New England Region AMTA Board has committed to using donations…

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Call for an NER rep to AMTA Technology Committee

Calling AMTA Members! NER is seeking a technology-savvy member to serve as our regional representative to the AMTA technology committee. Requirements include professional AMTA membership, interest in providing education and consultation around technology issues and needs, and attendance at the Committee’s regular meeting that take place via videoconference. Interested? Please reach out to president@neramta.org with questions or to submit a written statement of interest.

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Proposed Bylaws Change

Dear NER Music Therapists:   The purpose of this communication is to inform members of the New England Region of AMTA of a proposed change to the NER-AMTA bylaws.   http://www.musictherapynewengland.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Bylaws-NER-AMTA-Updated-6.8.2020-with-table-of-contents.docx.pdf   We will be voting on this change during the NER business meeting on Monday, November 16 from 8-9:30pm on AMTA’s Zoom account (Zoom info to be published later).   Please find and review the proposed NER-AMTA bylaws change below:   Proposed Change: Reason:…

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2020 Global Perspectives Session

The International Relations Committee welcomes submissions for consideration for the Global Perspectives Session at the AMTA Online Conference 2020.  The session showcases international music therapy projects, scholarly work, and service opportunities from around the world.  This year we are focusing on two relevant themes: Deadline August 15, 2020!Submit to http://tiny.cc/GPS20Learn more about application process here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1V7B18qDHYgVh_wQQJ7Ft2bsMoLx9e3AieQPZy_BQpxU/edit?usp=sharing

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DEI committee member opening

Call for Committee Member on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee!The NER-AMTA is seeking an NER member who is devoted to issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion willing to contribute to the NER-AMTA community and beyond. Requirements: Professional music therapist, AMTA memberResponsibilities: Attend committee meetings and contribute to the tasks and discussions on the DEI committee.If interested, email president@neramta.org or adriennef@neramta.org

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International relations committee presentation submissions

Hello Music Therapy Members of the New England Region ~The International Relations Committee is accepting presentation submissions for the AMTA Global Perspectives Session, which will be held virtually on November 21st, from 12:00 PM to 2:45 PM. Each presentation is usually between 15 to 20 minutes long which includes a Q&A portion.  The deadline for submissions is August 15th.  Please open the links below to find the cover letter and submission application.We look forward to hearing from you!…

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Jobs MA

Music Therapist (Part-Time)

Summary of Position:  The Music Therapy Department at the Community Music Center of Boston (CMCB) is seeking a motivated, creative, passionate and community-oriented music therapist.  The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services at various community outreach sites and at CMCB.  For the foreseeable future, these services will be provided online.  The Music Therapy Department serves individuals from a variety of populations and age groups.  The current available work includes adults with developmental disabilities…

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LGBTQIA2+ Music Therapy Affinity Group

The LGBTQIA2+ Music Therapy Affinity Group is up and running! Purpose:  To organize, advocate, communicate, connect and bring about positive and systemic change related LGBTQIA2+ topics/issues in the field of music therapy.   Group Values/Goals:  Hold space for/support the needs of professional LGBTQIA2+ music therapists  Support the educational needs of LGBTQIA2+ music therapy students  Advocate for the specific needs of LGBTQIA2+ clients  Intentionally amplify the voices of LGBTQIA2+ people with intersectional identities  Who? Currently we have 14 members…

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DEI update

Dear NER-AMTA, The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is excited to have become a standing committee for the New England Region. We are committed to continue working towards an inclusive environment for the NER-AMTA community that raises the voices of marginalized groups. As a standing committee, our goal is to identify, address, and implement necessary steps to uncover and dismantle the systems that reinforce oppression. This decision to become a standing committee will allow for…

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