Events NER Regional Conference

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues, We are so excited to announce 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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Training Opportunities

Neurologic Music Therapy Training

MedRhythms, Inc. is partnering with Spaulding Rehabilitation Network to bring The Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy to Boston for the International Training Institute in Neurologic Music Therapy. This is only the second time that it has ever been offered in Boston – it will fill up quickly, so register today! Dates: November 29th – December 2nd Address: 1st Avenue, Charlestown, MA 02129 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-training-institute-in-neurologic-music-therapy-tickets-46772601109

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Call for Research Poster Session Submissions 2018 AMTA National Conference Dallas, TX November 2018

Individuals are encourag ed to submit content information describing works in progress and/or completed works for Oral Presentation (Paper) or Poster Presentation. Diverse methodologies are encouraged.   Submission deadline is June 10, 2018 by 5 pm CST.   Online Submissions (if link does not work when you click, cut and paste into your browser)   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AMTAResearchPosterSession2018     Format Options   Authors must submit information as “Paper only”, “Poster Only”, or “Paper or Poster” by indicating preference during…

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Training Opportunities

Drum Circle Facilitator Training

Hello Friends- SSC Drum Circle Facilitator Training has been rescheduled because of the recent winter storms.   Our training will take place on May 5, 2018.   Open to all  – no experience necessary.  Music Therapists can earn 7 CMTEs for participation.   DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018 Eve D. Montague, MT-BC Director, Creative Arts Therapies South Shore Conservatory 781-934-2731, x20 e.montague@sscmusic.org

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Stakeholder Committee Representative

Hello NER-AMTA Music Therapist, Are you interested in being part of the search for the new AMTA Executive Director? Join the Stakeholder Committee and work together to contribute to a membership survey regarding the desired characteristics of a new Executive Director as well as other tasks outlined by the executive search firm Raffa, Inc. To ensure membership representation, the Regional Presidents have all been asked to submit one nominee to represent their region, to be…

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Urgent: early bird deadline approaching

Dear membership, To take advantage of the early bird membership discount, please renew your  with AMTA membership no later than Friday before noon. This ensure that your membership number is active in our system by Sunday.  There will be significant latency in responding to registration issues on Sunday 4/1 due to the holiday. With Gratitude, Cassandra Cassandra Mulcahy, MMT, MT-BC NER-AMTA Technology Committee Rep, Solutionist and Volunteer Webmistress http://www.musictherapynewengland.org/

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CT Events Jobs

Eastern Connecticut

Job Title: Staff Music Therapist Hours:  Part time growing into full time Salary:  Hourly, based on experience Facility:  Progressions Music Therapy Services (Eastern Connecticut) www.progressionsmusictherapy.com Qualifications:  MT-BC must be obtained before start date. Population:  Children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities, dementia, mental health, substance abuse, adaptive music lessons, brain injury, others Starting date:  Immediate Description of position:  Growing private practice seeks a motivated, energetic, and independent music therapist to conduct group and individual sessions with a wide variety of populations. Allowances…

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Events NER-AMTAS

NER-AMTAS’ upcoming fundraiser

The event will be held Saturday April 7th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The location is 921 Boylston street, The LOFT (3rd floor), Boston, MA, 02215. It’s an open mic night and bake sale! All are welcome; students, new professionals, professionals and the general public. The funds raised will be used for student conference scholarships. The sign up sheet and other additional information can be found on the NER-AMTAS Facebook page. Thank you! Kayla…

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Events NER Regional Conference

Conference hotel rate expires tomorrow!

Dear Colleagues, Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow, MARCH 18, is the FINAL DAY to get the special rate of $129/night at the Water’s Edge. Please call 860-399-5901 and mention our conference to get the discount. Please visit our conference website at http://www.musictherapynewengland.org/2018-conference/conference-hotel-information/ for more information about the hotel and reservation process. We are looking forward to seeing you all at The Water’s Edge. Sincerely, Courtney Biddle, MMT, MT-BC Vice President Conference Chair Channing Shippen,…

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Events Fundraisers NER Regional Conference

CALLING ALL SONGWRITERS!!!!!!

(Please click here for the Songbook Agreement) This year’s conference will feature a brand new fundraiser: a collection of songs written by our own New England Region members. Contribute a song(s) that you would like to share with others. You can e-mail them written on manuscript or share the sound file to Erin Boardman @ emurphy.sings@gmail.com by April 7th. Along with your song, please indicate what population the song would best be used as well…

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Events NER Regional Conference

Hotel Information 2018

Dear Colleagues, We wanted to update you with the hotel information for this year’s NER-AMTA Conference.  Many people have been asking about hotel arrangements with the Water’s Edge. You will be glad to know that we were able to negotiate a very reasonable room price for the duration of conference. Here is the important information for making your reservations. Room Cost $129.00 per night (even on Friday when rates tend to go up!) The way…

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Events NER Regional Conference Special Announcements Training Opportunities

Level 1 GIM Training Institute

Dear Colleagues, Conference preparations are in full swing!  We are so excited to bring to you this Level I GIM training Institute.  This 25 CMTE institute, which will take place April 16-19 2018, is sure to fill up quickly, so reserve your space today!  If you are interested in registering early, please email vicepresident@musictherapynewengland.org.  

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