Event: Moving Music Therapy Forward (12th-13th August 2022)

For the first time in Malaysia, this symposium will put you in direct contact with music therapy experts and professional music therapists in Malaysia as well as feature four pillars of music therapy career development:

(1) promotion of higher education options based on regional programmes distinctive strengths;

(2) expansion of clinical training sites (incl. study abroad, student mobility and internship options);

(3) setting up of certification, regulation, and accreditation mechanisms;

(4) music therapy advocacy in view of job creation.

Come join our symposium to learn more about higher education opportunities, training and clinical internship sites, engage with industry partners from the region who are interested in music therapy job creation as well as learn about the importance of music therapy recognition, regulation and accreditation. Three World Federation of Music Therapy Association (WFMT) presidents, the president of the Malaysian Music Therapy Association (MMTA), the president of the American Music Therapy Association (ATMA), as well as the president of the Malaysian Society for Music in Medicine (MSMM), are all providing content for this symposium. We are truly grateful for their strong and sincere support of this region.

Together with the Malaysian Music Therapy Association (MMTA), the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), and the Malaysian Society for Music in Medicine (MSMM), the UPM Department of Music, Faculty of Human Ecology is delighted to bring you this highly affordable and accessible online symposium which aims to answer all your questions regarding music therapy as well as engage in real world problem solving which can help create a more conducive environment for music therapists to work and thrive, as well as enhance industry recognition of music therapy as an allied health profession.

For more information, please register using this link https://forms.gle/XJBskEHEc39nWZ8VA and we will get back to you asap. Spaces are limited and registration is closing soon, so please get in touch with us asap.

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