The Basics: Be sure to check out the professional organization, the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)'s website for the most up to date information on the community at large, while the Student Handbook quickly shows you the structure of AMTA and AMTAS so that you can easily make the most out of your membership. View it here!
Click HEREto access AMTA membership supported research journals including theJournal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspectives, Imagineand more!
The World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) provides international information on education, clinical practice, and research in music therapy. The new WFMT Publication Center hosts the musictherapyworld archive, including back issues of Music Therapy Today.
Voices showcases international profiles of music therapy and is the home of journal articles, columns, and discussions.
The Music Therapy Research Blog is an independently run resource created to provide research on the use of music therapy.
Check out our series of readings and target questions for ourConversations Around Race and Cultural Education (CARCE) hosted over the summer break of 2020! Also view our list of resources to continue individual education on issues of racism and equity in our country at large on our Continuing Education Materials page found HERE.
Imagine, AMTA's online magazine for the early childhood population also offers topic-specific podcasts.
Check out our Internship Podcastsmade by four music therapy interns from the University of Louisville offering tips and tricks for internship fairs, applications and interviews, and starting up your first clinical music therapy program!
Organization Directory Search Enginehere you can search for schools with AMTA approved Music Therapy programs, national roster internship sites, and patron/affiliate members of the AMTA based off of state, population they work with, credentials, etc.
American Music Therapy Association: to find other AMTA members in your area (both professional and student) call the main office at 301-589-3300
Advocate for Music Therapy: a list of music therapy resources on how to effectively advocate for state and federal recognition and licensure can be found through the AMTA website.
Music Therapy in the Media: offers a list of music therapy displayed in the news. This can be a great connecting point for advocating in your community, social media, your family to offer examples of music therapy outside of academia!
Scholarships: A variety of scholarships that are only offered to AMTA student members and new internships. Applications vary per scholarship.