Advocacy

Episode 74: Social Media Advocacy Month 2016

by MTRT on February 2, 2016

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 centers on the role we have as advocates. Just as […]

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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 […]

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The first podcast of each year is dedicated to Social Media Advocacy Month, and 2014 is no exception. For the past 4 years, music therapy bloggers and podcasters have banded together throughout the month of January to talk, write, question, share, and advocate for music therapy. This project is part of the collaborative AMTA/CBMT State […]

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The music therapy profession has received a fair amount of media coverage over the past several years, from news spots on music therapy and rehabilitation to the publication of a book by New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult to it being highlighted in the 2011 movie “The Music Never Stopped.” Now, this positive trend […]

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It’s a well-known fact in the music therapy profession that most of us are women. It’s also a common stereotype that women should be these nice, sweet, gentle creatures. However, as a professional woman, this may not be the perception we want and being “nice” can have some downsides. When you do a Google search […]

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Episode 38: The Power of Storytelling

by MTRT on January 8, 2013

This January, the music therapy blogging community is banding together for the third annual social media advocacy month. Music therapists in over 35 states are involved in the joint AMTA and CBMT state recognition operational plan, where we are seeking to increase our client’s access to music therapy services through official recognition of our profession […]

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