Advocacy

This month we are joined by special guest, Nakeischea Loi Smith. Ms. Smith is a Community Development Specialist for the Community Redevelopment Agency of Martin County, Florida. Nakeischea is responsible for securing grant funding for multimillion dollar construction and redevelopment projects that enhance the local community. In this episode of the Music Therapy Round Table […]

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Episode 28: Public Speaking & Presenting

by MTRT on April 10, 2012

Public speaking: the thought alone strikes fear in the hearts of many, even some of us music therapists. And although we are used to leading groups and singing in front of others, the idea of giving a presentation or facilitating a workshop can be a scary one. So in episode 28 of the Music Therapy […]

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Episode 25: How To Be a Passionate Advocate

by MTRT on January 10, 2012

This month, the Music Therapy Round Table is delighted to welcome two guests to our show: Judy Simpson and Dr. Dena Register. As the Director of Government Relations for the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), Judy Simpson is the face of public policy for our profession as she works to represent our field and get […]

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As music therapists, we all know that colleagues can be few and far between. In fact, you may be the only music therapist in your workplace, or even in your city. But luckily there are ways to communicate with fellow music therapists, whether for supervision, collaboration, or just to chat and feel connected. In episode […]

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In Episode 12 of the Music Therapy Round Table, Dena and Judy join us as part of a special Social Media Advocacy project and are here to discuss about the State Recognition Operational Plan. We also discuss advocacy and how you (whether you’re a music therapist or not) can get involved. What do you think? […]

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No matter what profession you belong to, you are often invited and encouraged to join some sort of professional organization. In this episode we share with you common pros and cons for joining professional associations. At the end of the episode, we’ll update you on where you can find the Music Therapy Round Table co-hosts […]

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