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With Growth Rates Steady, Music Therapy on Pace to Soon Reach 10,000 Certificants

With steady growth rates over the past 10 years, music therapy is drawing more attention as a very exciting field. As music therapists play an increasingly key role in physical and psychological healing, they are seeing the industry further evolve and expand, resulting in enhanced professional benefits. These benefits include improved access to educational programs, […]

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For Convenience & Safety, Music Therapists Indicate Telepractice is Here to Stay

The effects of the pandemic accentuated the importance of managing stress, improving communication, and taking steps toward positive mental health – all issues that music therapy helps address. When the restrictions of COVID-19 made clear that music therapy clients needed an alternative to in-person office visits, many therapists joined the widespread shift to virtual care […]

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CBMT Recertification Video Release!

The CBMT Recertification Program provides guidelines to assist you with maintaining competence and enhancing knowledge through continuing music therapy education credits. To assist you with recertification, CBMT has created a helpful video tutorial. Check out our newest release and sign into your CBMT Login to begin your recertification process.   RECERTIFICATION PROCESS VIDEO

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CBMT Update on COVID-19

The CBMT has compiled a listing of resources and provisions being made for helping to assure candidates, certificants, and staff remain healthy during this difficult time.

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Spotlight Your Credential and Expertise with a Digital Badge

As work environments are changing, the framed credential on your office wall may not be getting the visibility it used to. To assist board-certified music therapists in spotlighting their qualifications and certification status, CBMT has partnered with Credly to offer a digital credential that is easily verified by employers and professional networks. Because we understand […]