Events NER Regional Conference Special Announcements

2020 Conference Suspended

March 13, 2020   Dear NER Music Therapists: The wellness and safety of community is our top priority. With that in mind and given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, we have had to make the difficult decision to suspend the 2020 conference. If you have registered for the 2020 NER conference, you will receive a full refund for your conference registration fees. Each attendee is responsible for cancelling their own hotel reservation, and we…

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Events Training Opportunities

MATADOC

MedRhythms, Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, & Berklee College of Musicare collaborating to bring Wendy Magee and The XXth International MATADOC Training to Boston in September. Get your tickets today! When: Sep 26 at 8 AM – Sep 28 at 5 PM Where: Spaulding Hospital Cambridge 1575 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 What is the MATADOC? The MATADOC is a standardized assessment and evaluation system for music therapists working with minimally responsive populations, or populations whose awareness…

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GIM training

Have you thought of adding GIM to your practice? Do you have colleagues who have always wanted to learn more about GIM? We are serving as the CBMT Approved Provider for a Level One GIM Training in Connecticut with Madelaine Ventre, who studied with Helen Bonny. Early bird pricing ends on May 30th. Get your applications in soon!   https://romanmusictherapy.com/event/introduction-to-gim/   Email Newsletter copy: Guided Imagery in Music Training August 24-28, 2019 in Litchfield, Connecticut Deepen your practice, expand…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine, Arts and Culture

Registration is now open for Endicott College Expressive Therapies Symposium: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Arts, and Culture; October 25, 2019, 9:00am – 3:30pm, in the Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, School of Visual and Performing Arts. This one day event will feature a gallery talk, keynote, and hands workshops by experts in the fields of Creative Arts Therapies and Traditional Chinese Medicine. For questions, please contact Expressive Therapies Professor Krystal Demaine, symposium coordinator, kdemaine@endicott.edu.  Follow the…

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Private Guitar Lessons for Music Therapy Students

Beginning August 2019, I am offering private guitar lessons for Music Therapy students, focusing on your specific guitar needs.  Lessons are $45 per half hour or $90 per hour if you come to my studio in Roslindale, $10 more if I come to you.  I have been a professional performer and taught guitar students of all ages for 40 years.  I have been on the faculties of New England Conservatory, Curry College and The Park…

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Substance Abuse Recovery Symposium

BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC MUSIC THERAPY DEPARTMENT – FALL SYMPOSIUM Music Therapy within Substance Abuse Recovery Jim Borling, MM, MT-BC Fellow, Association for Music & Imagery October 12, 2018 David Friend Recital Hall 7 CMTEs – Free Admission Pre-requisites: None Schedule 8:30am Registration/Continental Breakfast Jim Borling, MM, MT-BC, FAMI 9:00am Welcome Darla Hanley, Dean Professional Education Division Joy Allen, Chair, Music Therapy Department 9:15am Advocating for Those Affected by Substance Abuse Disorder Maureen Cavanaugh, Founder…

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2018 call for papers

Dear Colleagues, We want to remind you that the call for papers for next year’s annual NER-AMTA conference: 42,000: Embracing Our Impact, at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, March 28th – 30th, 2019.  Last year we had an amazing turnout of 213 attendees. We compared this information with the results for AMTA’s 2017 workforce survey and surmised that the average NER music therapist sees an estimated 196 clients per year. From this…

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