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Dear NER-AMTA members,
As a gift, AMTA would like to provide five complimentary registration for five NER-AMTA members in good standing to attend the AMTA Leadership Academy at this year’s annual AMTA Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. This institute will run on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 12:30-5:30pm.
Now in its third year, the AMTA Leadership Academy gives everyone a chance to develop and deepen their leadership skills and capacity. Through a series of presentations by a diverse panel of leaders within our field, Leadership Academy participants will experience multiple frameworks for thinking about leadership and how to recognize and build critical skills in all areas of leadership! Whether you have attended a previous Academy or not, this year’s Leadership Academy is sure to provide you with new information, insights, and connections to help you grow into the leader you desire to be in your work, your community, and in your life.
Please see session information for further details.
If you wish to be one of the five NER-AMTA members to attend at no charge, please contact NER President, Judy Engel, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis; the first five NER-AMTA members to make contact will receive complimentary registration for the AMTA Leadership Academy.
Please note that NER-AMTA is unable to assist with or plan transportation, lodging, parking or meals (these would be on your own).
Announcing a Level 1 Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music Training in Litchfield Connecticut on August 4th-7th (http://wisdomhouse.org/index.php). Primary trainer Madelaine Ventre and Assistant Trainer, Michael Viega. Contact email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org June 6th if interested and for more information.
Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance
Please join us for MMTA’s 2nd mini-conference for an Intensive Music Therapy Workshop with Leticia Prieto Alvarez.
Mass Music Therapy Alliance
What: Intensive Music Therapy Workshop / Clinical Musicianship with Leticia Prieto Alvarez, MT-BC.
When: December 10, 2016 @ 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Congregational Church of Weston, 130 Newton St., Weston, MA 02493. http://www.congwestonucc.net/
Moderator: Andrew Krahn, MT-BC
Leticia Prieto Alvarez, MT-BC, will discuss her work and provide training in clinical musicianship in work with older adults in a residential setting, including methods and specific techniques she uses to promote health and well-being.
Leticia is part of the Expressive Therapies team at Hebrew Senior Life and adjunct faculty at Lesley University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Health Sciences at the International Doctoral School of Juan Carlos I University, studying the effect of music therapy on the mood of residents with advanced dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms. She received a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Music Therapy from Lesley University and a Master of Music in Viola Performance from New England Conservatory, where she studied as a Fulbright scholar. She is a neurologic music therapist who believes in an integrative approach. She has lectured at music therapy conferences in the U.S. and Spain and loves to learn from her clients, interns, and students.
Visit our website for more information and to become a member: www.massmusictherapy.org
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Save the Date!
July 4-8, 2017
Tsukuba International Congress Center2-20-3, Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0032, Japan
For more information: http://www.wcmt2017.com/en/information/index.html
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking Music Therapy Interns to join our team of professionals beginning in September 2016 or January 2017 semesters.
At Seasons, we make a difference every day to patients and families coping with terminal illness while creating a center of excellence in hospice care. As a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team and under the direction of the Supervising Music Therapist, our Music Therapy Interns provide music therapy consultations and services to the patient and/or family in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care while following all hospice policies and procedures. Music Therapy Interns may also provide bereavement counseling to family members. Our Interns learn “the application of working in an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages”, as defined by the American Music Therapy Association.
v Have completed all undergraduate or equivalency coursework from an accredited music therapy programs.
v Supply a letter from your academic director verifying your eligibility for the internship.
v Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (“B” average of better).
v Have documented music therapy practicum experience.
v Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice’s philosophy for care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.
Comprehensive hospice training and orientation is provided, as well as ongoing support and hospice education opportunities. Should you have any questions, or need further information, please contact Karen Hale, Volunteer Manager or Taryn Thomas, Music Therapist at 203.490.1000 or visit www.seasons.org.
Thank you so much for considering Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care for your students needs. We would be honored to speak to you about hospice care.
The blessings and rewards of caring for patients and families during this time in life are innumerable.
Karen A. Hale M Th.
Seasons Hospice Foundation Chair
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Connecticut
1579 Straits Turnpike, Unit 1E, Middlebury, CT 06762
Office: 866-244-2199| Fax: 203-490-1150
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