Explore the World!
AMTAS is excited to be a member of the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) because students will have the opportunity to be aware and involved in music therapy worldwide. Connection worldwide at the student level will help insure that our profession continues to be globally united in the future.
-from the AMTAS Member Profile 2010
World Federation of Music Therapy Students
This is a project for and with students initiated by the American Music Therapy Association Students (AMTAS) in collaboration with the World Federation of Music Therapy's (WFMT) Past President, Dr. Melissa Mercadal-Brotons. The Executive Assistant, Kumi Sato , serves as a facilitator in developing the role of the student voice within WFMT. Check out our current projects and get involved!
Window to the World: Gives narratives and images documenting students' experiences with music therapy in cultures across the globe
Info Cards: Answers to some of those constant questions about music therapy provided in many languages.
Connections: offers a peer matching group designed to help students create international friendships and professional networks. Connections is still in its pilot stage, and we are actively seeking students to join in this project.
Assembly of Student Delegates
The Assembly of Student Delegates provides music therapy students across the world with the opportunity to get involved with WFMT.
Handbook of WFMT Assembly of Student Delegates
AMTA International Relations Committee
One goal of this committee is to assist international students and disseminate information via list-serve (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Facebook.
As a direct response to the outcomes of the "AMTA Students Go International" Project, WFMT awarded six 2011 World Congress Scholarships for Students.
International Service Project
NER-AMTAS collaborates with international host sites (i.e., Grand Cayman in 2010) to develop and implement music therapy based services delivered by specially trained students.
Interview "Global Perspectives"