The 2013 AMTA Member Survey & Workforce Analysis reports that 12% of their members work within the medical/surgical population. This turns out to be the third most popular population you will find a music therapist working. How is music therapy being used with hospitalized patients and what kind of results take place?
In this episode 66 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we are going to talk about music therapy within the hospital environment including where you’ll find a music therapist working, what you may see them doing, and how this treatment benefits clients.
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The four of us have been there: at the end of a six-month (or longer) internship, on the cusp of becoming professional music therapists. As exciting as it is to be in this position, it can also be a little scary and overwhelming.
In this episode 65 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we’ll talk through the transition from intern to professional music therapist, and share tips for how you as an intern can make it as smooth as possible…and if you’re already a professional, how you can help new professionals ease into the working world.
AMTA’s “Welcome to the Profession” Intern Packet – These packets are designed to help make the transition from student to professional and are filled with information from AMTA, resources and tips for the new professional, and valuable coupons totaling up to $150 for the first year of your career as a professional music therapist.
The 2015 Scope of Music Therapy Practice defines “music therapy” as “the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals for people of all ages and ability levels within a therapeutic relationship by a credential professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.” One of the characteristics outlined in this definition […]
Today we are here to talk about something that occurs in every music therapist’s and every student’s career, and that is, the job interview. This might be for an internship or a new professional opportunity. Professionals in private practice also find themselves in interviews when trying to get more contracts and grow their business. They […]
January marks social media advocacy month in the music therapy community. Throughout the month, music therapy bloggers and podcasters, like us, band together to talk about music therapy, advocacy, and the importance of being a music therapy advocate. This year’s social media advocacy month theme is re: VISION. It has multiple meanings, which we’ll talk […]
Finding a job as a music therapist can be a daunting task. Although there are now more music therapist positions than ever before, landing your ideal one is a bigger challenge in this field compared to many others. That’s one reason why so many music therapists go into private practice. But even then, as a […]