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SER-AMTA Continuing Music Therapy Education

Arts-Based Learning: Applications for Supervision and Higher Education

Carlyn Waller-Wicks, MT-BC
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Schedule & Credits
Course Objectives
Fees & Refunds

Course Abstract:
Arts-based learning engages the learner in a holistic experience, promoting reflective thinking, deep inquiry, self-awareness and emotional skills (Deaver, 2012; Hughes, 2009; Lawrence, 2008). Through learning about current research and engaging in arts experiences, supervisors and educators will explore ways to adapt current approaches and curriculum to include the arts.

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Prerequisites: No prerequisites. General interest. No specific background in topic is required.

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Format: Lecture, Discussion, Experiential Learning

Presented by:
Carlyn Waller-Wicks, MT-BC is pursuing a master's degree in music therapy with a graduate certificate in expressive arts therapy from Appalachian State University. Carlyn currently works as a staff development specialist providing trainings and professional development.

Schedule and Credits:
This course will be offered at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, Chattanooga, TN,
The course schedule is as follows:
    Thursday, March 30, 8:30-11:30 am
Approval for CMTE credits:
This CMTE course, " Arts-Based Learning: Applications for Supervision and Higher Education," is approved by the CBMT for 3 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. The Southeastern Region, AMTA, Inc. maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. (Pre-approved provider # P-024. )

Course Objectives:
(Relevant 2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains listed in parentheses.)
The learner will:
  1. Gain self-awareness by practicing authenticity and presence (II.A.1.b.)
  2. Learn about current research related to arts-based teaching practices in higher education & arts-based supervision (IV.A.2.)
  3. Learn tools for emotional processing through the arts (II.A.1.f., II.A.5.z.)

Fees and Refunds:
The fee for this CMTE course is $ 45 for AMTA members, $ 85 for non-members registered for the conference.
The fee is $115 for persons not registering for the SER conference.

Registrants for this workshop will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until spaces are filled. Refund of CMTE fees will be made only upon written request or email received by March 18, 2018. Request for refund of fees should be directed to:
SER-AMTA Conference
c/o Rachel Coon-Arnott
2580 Glaramara Terrace
Cumming, GA 30041.
Or, Send a Request by Email to the Registration Center.


Conference management reserves the right to cancel this CMTE program due to insufficient number of registrants or instructor illness. In case of cancellation, persons registered for this CMTE program will be notified by phone or email by March 25, 2018, and will be entitled to a full refund of fees.

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Last Updated: March 13, 2017
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