Great Lakes Region of the American Music Therapy Association Announces March 2020 Regional Conference
The GLR-AMTA is proud to announce Dr. Sheri Robb, a board-certified music therapist and Professor in the Indiana University School of Nursing as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Regional Conference, titled Telling Our Story: Communicating the Art & Science of Music Therapy. Dr. Robb has received international recognition for her expertise in pediatric music therapy and behavioral intervention research.
The five-day conference will include Institutes by Ami Kunimura, MA, MT-BC and Elizabeth Stegemöller, PhD, MT-BC, as well as 10 Continuing Music Therapy Education courses on topics including ethics, business, music skills, supervision and more. Kunimura's institute is titled The Resilient Music Therapist, while Stegemöller's institute is Applying Neuroscience to Music Therapy.
The GLR-AMTA is a 501(c)3 dedicated to advancing and supporting the mission of AMTA (advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world) on the regional level and to serve GLR-AMTA members. As an established and recognized health profession, music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
Music Therapy in the GLR-AMTA: A snapshot of the six - state region comprised of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Approximately 1,700 board-certified music therapists provide quality and affordable services to various ages and clinical populations
18 College and University programs
39 Clinical Internship Training Sites