Government Relations

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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