State Recognition for Kentucky

Recognized? No

Recognition Status:

Active Task Force? Yes

Year Started: 2008

Task Force Status: Reviewing state regulations, gathering information on recognition of related professions, and will soon begin process of creating a fact sheet and contacting legislators. Task force is reaching out to state legislators to explore options. Task force organized an advocacy breakfast at the 2014 AMTA conference in Louisville and conducted a Hill Day in February 2015.

Task Force Contact Name: Katie Cowan and Maggie Scheppman

Task Force Contact Email: kymusictherapytaskforce@gmail.com

Task Force Members: Katie Cowan, Amelia Ehmling, Matthew Proffitt, Austin Robinson, Maggie Scheppman, Erin Shina, Olivia Yinger

Task Force Facebook:

State Association: www.ser-amta.org/kentucky

State Association Facebook: Music Therapy Association of Kentucky

Regional Association: www.ser-amta.org

State Legislative Activity:

Below you will find a link to an online report with information about state-level bills that include the keyword “music therapy.” There may or may not be a bill for your state. Some bills may have a direct impact on the profession (e.g. music therapy licensure legislation) while others may not (e.g. music therapy is included in a pre-existing list of healthcare providers). 

Click here to read the report

Information is provided by Fiscal Note, a subscription service that allows CBMT to follow state and federal legislative and regulatory developments. This resource is provided for informational purposes to help you stay informed on legislative and policy issues impacting music therapy practice. Please contact your task force chair with questions and before taking any action.