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Below is the flyer describing the upcoming presentation Side By Side - A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of Depression. Presenters include John Carter, MA, LPC, Lorraine Pugh, MA, CTRS, Sarah Pregnall, MM, MT-BC, Betsy Neal, MT-BC, Ashley Hermann, Music Therapy Intern (MTI) and Caitlin Swett, MTI. This presentation is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists for 3 Continuing Music Therapy Education Credits.
See attachment for the learner objectives and schedule. To register for CMTE e-mail Carol Shultis at Carol.firstname.lastname@example.org by February 26, 2015. If you have any questions, contact Carol via e-mail or phone (864) 596-9621.
The MTASC Spring Business Meeting will be held after lunch. Send request to join group reservation for lunch at the nearby Zorba's Greek Restaurant to Jennie Band at email@example.com by next Friday, 2/20/15.
We hope that you'll be able to join us in Irmo, SC for the event!
A few updates from MTAG on this Terrific Thursday!
- Have you registered for regional conference yet? The early bird deadline to register is February 15th and we would LOVE to see you there! We are planning a networking/social session with our MTAG members so stay tuned for more information! On Saturday, March 28th at 10:15am we will be having our state meetings, and we have lots of new information to share including meeting your new Executive Board! Register now so you don't miss out on this awesome opportunity! See you in Columbia!
Nominate a Deserving Professional!
- Please consider nominating a fellow MTAG Member who exemplifies
dedication to 1) Professional Practice, 2) Research, or 3) Service. A 4th award is available to individuals that are not music therapists but have contributed to our field through being a Music Therapy Advocate.
Submissions are due to Dr. Varvara Pasiali by 3/10/15... either mailing a paper copy or electronically (preferred) (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There are many music therapists who have contributed to our profession in one or more of those areas. Further details on the four awards are described on the SER-AMTA Website. The SER-AMTA Professional Awards Nomination Form is also on the website.
CMTE Credits Available
- The MMT Academy (owned by Metro Music Therapy) is offering 4 CMTE courses on March 7th & 8th, meaning you can earn up to 12 credit hours in only 2 days!
Course topics include Utilizing Gear in Your Everyday Practice, Implementing Gear Knowledge during a live music therapy session at one of MMT's facility contracts, Insurance Reimbursement, and Marketing/Writing Program Proposals. All courses are experiential in nature and will be taught by Sam Shanine, Mallory Even, and Jamie George.
And here's some great news! MTAG members will receive 10% off any and every course offered by the MMT Academy when entering promotional code "mtag" at checkout (located below the course selection boxes on the Eventbrite website).
All course info can be found here: www.metromusictherapyga.com/cmte
And you can register for all courses here: www.eventbrite.com/e/mmt-academy-spring-2015-weekend
Email Mallory Even (email@example.com) if you have any questions!
And finally, if you have not already renewed your MTAG membership it is not too late! Go to our website and click Join/Renew to find all of the easy options for renewal!
From all of us at MTAG, have a fantastic Valentine's Day! We love you and your dedication to Music Therapy!
Kirby Carruth, LPMT, MMT, MT-BC
Music Therapy Association of Georgia
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Jessica Brodley-Lopez, LPMT, MT-BC
Georgia Academic Programs in Music Therapy
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The University of Georgia
(Bachelor and Equivalency Degrees)
Georgia Internship Sites
List of approved National Roster sites from the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
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