Students have a voice on the Standing Committees of the American Music Therapy Association!
The AMTAS Executive Board would like to offer you the opportunity to apply for a leadership role on the national level. We are looking for individuals who would like to serve as a student representative on one of various committees. The purposes of each committee is to address goals related to one these broad categories: association, clinical training & education, or professional practice. The committees are as follows:
Council on Association Services: Affiliate Relations Committee Clinical Practice Networking Committee International Relations Committee Membership Committee Professional Advocacy Committee Workforce Development and Retention
Council on Education and Clinical Training: Academic Program Approval Committee Association Internship Approval Committee Continuing Education Committee
Council on Professional Practices: Government Relations Committee Reimbursement Committee Research Committee Standards of Clinical Practice Committee Technology Committee
Each of the professional Standing Committees invites a student representative to be part in the committees tasks and decision-making. You can get involved in the following national AMTA committees:
Academic Program Approval
Association Internship Approval
Clinical Practice Networking
Standards of Clinical Practice
Workforce Development and Retention
Standing Committee Representatives are appointed by the AMTAS President based on applications and general interest. The representatives MUST attend the meeting of his/her assigned committee at the AMTA National Conference, as well as stay in contact with the committee chair throughout the following year. The representatives give a report to the general membership of AMTAS at the AMTA National Conference. Also, the representative must be an AMTA member.
In order to apply, please fill out the online application. Applications deadlines are currently to be determined for 2017.