State Recognition for Mississippi
Active Task Force? Yes
Year Started: 2014
Task Force Status: Task force was launched in June 2014. Task force reviewing state regulations and will move forward with creating a fact sheet. Introducing legislation for for state recognition in the 2024 legislative session.
Task Force Contact Name: Katie Drake
Task Force Contact Email: msmusictherapytaskforce@gmail.
Task Force Members: Gracie Conley, Justin Dedeaux, Katie Drake, Melanie Freeman, Rachel Humer, Carmen Osburn, Nicole Ribet, Jodie Griffin Ross, Melanie Wiseheart,
Task Force Facebook: Mississippi Music Therapy Task Force
State Association Facebook:
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).
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.