SER-AMTA Continuing Music Therapy Education
Myself in Melodies: Music Therapy within the LGBTQ+ Community
Kendra Bodry, MT-BC and Alice Berry, MT-BC
This CMTE will explore mental health music therapy practice with members of the LGBTQ+ community through experientials and self-reflection. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in music-making, song discussion, and applications to their clinical practice. Information on current terminology, strengths and needs, and musical and community resources will be provided.
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Student, MT Professional, Music Educator
General interest, no specific background in topic is required.
Prepare for this course
No ethics credits
Kendra Bodry, MT-BC is a white, cis-gender, heterosexual woman who uses she/her/hers pronouns. She is a graduate student at Appalachian State University where she studies feminist music therapy, multicultural music therapy and music therapy with LGBTQ+ individuals. She also has experience working with people in inpatient psychiatric facilities.
Alice Berry, MT-BC is a white, queer, cis-gender woman who uses she/her/hers pronouns. She studies music therapy and clinical mental health counseling at Appalachian State University with an emphasis on therapy within LGBTQ+ communities and advocacy.
Schedule and Credits:
This course will be offered at the
Embassy Suites Hamilton Place, Chattanooga, TN,
The course schedule is as follows:
Approval for CMTE credits:
- Wednesday, April 11, 8:00 a.m. -11:00 am
This CMTE course, "
Myself in Melodies: Music Therapy within the LGBTQ+ Community," 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 #
(Relevant 2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains listed in parentheses.)
The learner will:
- engage in at least 5 opportunities for self acknowledgement and reflection (II.A.1.d).
- provide at least 3 experiences that foster self awareness and insight (II.A.2.ao).
- provide at least 3 experiences that foster sense of self with others (II.A.2.aq)
- provide at least 2 community building experiences to achieve therapeutic goals (II.A.5.1).
- engage in and discuss multiple ways to interact with LGTBQ+ clients in an authentically, ethically, and culturally competent manner that respects their privacy, dignity, and human rights (IV.B.4).
Fees and Refunds:
The fee for this CMTE course is $
45 for AMTA members, $
85 for non-members.
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:
c/o Rachel Coon-Arnott
2580 Glaramara Terrace
Cumming, GA 30041.
Send a Request by Email to the Registration Center.
ALLOW A MINIMUM OF 1-2 WEEKS FOR PROCESSING OF REFUNDS.
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
April 1, 2018, and will be entitled to a full refund of fees.
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