To register for this event, log into your AMTA online account first, then click the "Register for this Event" button below and add conference registration along with any additional special courses into your shopping cart. (You may add trainings, institutes and CMTE courses to your existing registration at any time before November 1 with no price penalty, but conference registration fees - early, regular and late - are based on the date you register.) If you are a current AMTA member, you will be offered the member discount fee. If you are not a current AMTA member, but want to join AMTA and get the conference discount, you may purchase membership first, then come back to conference registration and you will be offered the member discount on your conference registration. Professional memberships purchased after October 1 will be defaulted to next year's membership. Student memberships purchased after September 1 will be defaulted to next year's membership. If you want a different year's membership than what is automatically offered (check the dates), please register by mail or by phone at 301-589-3300. Fax 301-589-5175.
You must be a member in the current year in order to take advantage of this year's conference member discounts. Members joining for next year may enjoy the conference discount in that year.
Institute/Training/CMTE Policy: CMTE courses are offered at a low-cost rate in conjunction with the conference. To enroll in a CMTE course, you must registered for the conference on at least the day of the conference which the CMTE is scheduled. Institute and Pre-conference Trainings do not require conference registration, but you must register off-line in order to not be charged for conference registration. Fax, mail or phone in your registration to the AMTA office.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Activities are planned in advance based on the number of registrants. Full refunds cannot be made. Refunds for cancellations of any conference activities (including Trainings, Institutes and CMTE courses) are available by written request only and must be mailed to the AMTA national office. 80% of fees will be refunded if the request is postmarked no later than 10/05/14, 50% if the request is postmarked 10/06/14-11/03/14. NO REFUNDS will be made after 11/03/14, so please plan ahead. Refunds are processed 45 days after the conclusion of the conference. Usually, this will occur in Nov./Dec./Jan. You are responsible for providing a valid postal address where you will be able to pick up mail at that time so you can receive your check. Banks do not accept checks more than 90 days after their issue date, so please present this check to your bank for payment as soon as possible in order to insure you are able to access the funds. Checks uncashed after 120 days will be voided.
Photo Release: During the course of the conference, you may be photographed as a result of your participation in conference activities. These photographs may be used by AMTA in the course of promoting future conferences or other association activities. You will not be compensated for the use of your photograph. If you do not want your photo used, please contact conference organizers.
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Institutes and CMTE courses are approved by the Certification Board for Music
Therapists for the specified number of Continuing Music Therapy Education
(CMTE) credits. Credits awarded by CBMT are accepted by the National Board for
Certified Counselors (NBCC). AMTA (#P-051) maintains responsibility for program
quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. Sound Birthing is
maintained by Sound Birthing (#P-131). First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath and Lullaby
Training is maintained by Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine
(#P-111). Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Training is maintained by Florida State
University (#P-068). Foundational Neurologic Music Therapy is maintained by the
Robert F. Unkefer Academy for Neurologic MT (#P-105). Complete session
information, learning objectives, pre-requisites, qualifications and
credentials of instructors, cancellation, and refund policies may be found in
the Official Preliminary Program online at www.musictherapy.org. Information
subject to change. Up to 2 Graduate credits available for attending the
conference: pre-registration and fee required; contact the AMTA office for