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DAY 1 - WED
DAY 2 - THURS
DAY 3 - FRI
DAY 4 - SAT
DAY 5 - SUN
Hiawatha 1
13:00 - 18:00
Louise Dimiceli-Mitran, MA, MT-BC, LCPC, FAMI - Relaxation Techniques using Guided Imagery, Guitar, Mindfulness, and Vocal Improvisation
Hiawatha 2
7:00 - 12:00
Jenni Rook, MT-BC LCPC, Andra Duncan MT-BC, Jeffery Wolfe MT-BC, Rebecca West MM, MT-BC, NMT Fellow - Implementing the Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment (MTSSA): Guidelines for Evaluation, Goal-Writing and Documentation
13:00 - 18:00
Kay Luedke-Smith, MT-BC - Supervising the Music Therapy Intern
W.J. Quinn
16:00 - 19:00
A.J. Earling
13:00 - 18:00
James Hiller PhD, MT-BC Kathleen Murphy PhD, LCAT, LPC, MT-BC - Applying Theories to Support Well-Reasoned Clinical Decision Making in Music Therapy
Hiawatha 2
7:00 - 10:00
Peter Meyer, MA, MT-BC, Carolyn Koebel MM, MT-BC, Destiny Henn, MT Student - Guitar Institute: Better Bed-Side Guitar: Accessing the Melody Inside the Chords
13:00 - 18:00
Dawn McDougal Miller MME, MT-BC, Ted Bowman, Christian Nielson MT-BC - Cultivating Wellness: Relax, Reflect and Renew Using Poetry, Music, Imagery and Colleagues
Hiawatha 1
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7:00 - 12:00
Abbey Fistek, MT-BC, Erin Jester, MT-BC, Kate Sonnenberg, MT-BC - The Learning Groove: Adapting a Contemporary Early Childhood Music & Movements Curriculum for Inclusion
13:00 - 18:00
Kamile Geist, MA, MT-BC - The Scientific Clinician: Designing and Implementing Single System and Pilot Research
W.J. Quinn
8:30 - 16:30
Executive Meetings
Charles Frost
7:00 - 12:00
Great Hall
19:30 - 20:30
Paul Rishell and Annie Raines - Opening Reception
A.J. Earling
7:00 - 10:00
Annie Raines, Lee Anna Rassar MT-BC, WMTR, NMT Fellow - Model Protocol for Medical Harmonica to Target Therapeutic Goals
10:30 - 1:30
Annie Raines, Lee Anna Rassar MT-BC, WMTR, NMT Fellow - Blueprint for Harmonica: Technical Harmonica Skills for Music Therapists
14:30 - 17:30
Peter Meyer, MA, MT-BC, Paul Rishell, Destiny Henn, MT Student - Guitar Institute: National Accoustic Blues for Music Therapists
Hiawatha 3
8:00 - 16:00
Barbara Dunn, PhD, LICSW, MT-BC & Jodi Winnwalker, LCSW, MT-BC - Wellness in Music Therapy: A Musical and Mindfulness-Based Approach
Hiawatha 2
7:00 - 8:00
State Meeting - Wisconsin
8:00 - 9:30
Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC - Plenary - Kat Fulton
8:30 - 9:30
GLR Business Meeting
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9:45 - 10:45
Mary Adamek, PhD, MT-BC, Kirsten Nelson, MT-BC - Effect of Music Assisted Relaxation Pre-Operative Training on Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Pain and Stress Perception After Spinal Fusion Surgery
11:00 - 12:00
Victoria Storm, MM, MT-BC - Finding Your Voice – Music Therapy for Non-Suicidal Self Injurious Behaviors
16:15 - 17:15
Carolyn Koebel, MM, MT-BC, David Melbye, MT-BC, Laura Pawuk, MM, MT-BC - Honoring the Process: A Time for Hospice-Themed Community Song Sharing
17:30 - 19:00
Mary Ellen Wylie, PhD, MT-BC; Angie Snell, MT-BC; & Ronna Kaplan, MA, MT-BC - MLE Forum
19:30 - 20:30
Barbara Dunn, PhD, LICSW, MT-BC, Jodi Winnwalker, LCSW, MT-BC - Chant Circle
W.J. Quinn
7:00 - 8:00
State Meeting - Minnesota
9:45 - 10:45
Jessica Lee, MT-BC - Embedding Music in the Inclusion Classroom
11:00 - 12:00
Michael J. Silverman, PhD, MT-BC - Applications of Flow Theory in Theraputic Songwriting, Research and Clinical Practice
15:00 - 16:00
Christina Cotruvo, CCM (from Therapeutic Musicians), Angie Snell, MT-BC - Learning to Harmonize: Opportunities for Music Therapists and Therapeutic Musicians to Collaborate and Cooperate
16:15 - 17:15
Pam Christmas Young MA, MT-BC, NMT, WMTR​ - Music Therapy or Meditation? Which One is More Effective for Health and Wellbeing: An NIH Pilot Study
Hiawatha 3
7:00 - 8:00
State Meeting - Michigan
9:45 - 10:45
Judith Pinkerton, MT-BC/L, Becky Wellman PhD, MT-BC/L - The Effects of Mood Sequence Formulas™ on Oncology PTSD & Addictions: Case Studies
11:00 - 12:00
Jessica Lee, MT-BC - Beyond Wheels on the Bus: Songs to Support Children's Development
16:15 - 17:15
Andrea Crimmins, PhD, MT-BC - Economical Options for Recertification Credits and How to Track Recertification Status Online
19:30 - 20:30
Barbara Dunn, PhD, LICSW, MT-BC, Jodi Winnwalker, LCSW, MT-BC - Chant Circle
A.J. Earling
7:00 - 8:00
State Meeting - Ohio
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9:45 - 10:45
Bernadette Skodack, MT-BC, Kellee Coviak Hansen, MT-BC - Seeds for Inspiration: Intervention Ideas to Cultivate Your Adult Client Repertoire
11:00 - 12:00
David Melbye, MT-BC - Enhancing Techniques and Expanding Repertoire for Reverie Harp in Lullaby Tuning
15:00 - 16:00
Alejandra Ferrer, PhD, MT-BC, Jennifer Yurkovich, MT-BC - Professional Supervision: A Survey of Current Practices
Hiawatha 1
7:00 - 8:00
State Meeting - Indiana
8:00 - 9:30
Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC - Plenary - Kat Fulton
8:30 - 9:30
GLR Business Meeting
9:45 - 10:45
Rebecca Findley, MM, MT-BC - Songwriting on the Fly
11:00 - 12:00
Donovon Thakur, BM, MM expected 2015 - A Closer Look at Evidenced-Based Practice for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Music Therapy
15:00 - 16:00
Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC - The 3 Must-Haves for a Successful Heart-Based Business
16:15 - 17:15
Claire Klein, MT-BC - Music Therapy, Activities, & Memory Care: Basics, Goals, Interventions
17:30 - 19:00
Mary Ellen Wylie, PhD, MT-BC; Angie Snell, MT-BC; & Ronna Kaplan, MA, MT-BC - MLE Forum
19:30 - 20:30
Barbara Dunn, PhD, LICSW, MT-BC, Jodi Winnwalker, LCSW, MT-BC - Chant Circle
Charles Frost
7:00 - 8:00
State Meeting - Illinois
9:45 - 10:45
Carolyn Koebel, MM, MT-BC, Mike LimBybliw, MT-BC - Drumming 101: Manageable Drum Skills for Everyone
11:00 - 12:00
Kathy Odenkirk, MA, BME, MT-BC - Sing Me a Story! Using Music to Teach Emergent Literacy Skills
15:00 - 16:00
Carissa Herhuth, MT-BC, Holly Semrow, MT-BC - Collaboration Station: Working Together to Optimize Patient Care
16:15 - 17:15
Ellen Rayfield LCPC, MT-BC, Edward T. Schwartzberg M.Ed, MT-BC - Current Practices and Challenges for Music Therapy with Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Depot Pavilion
12:00 - 13:30
Awards Banquet
Rock Island
13:30 - 14:45
Exhibit Expo & Poster Session
Alexander Mitchell
17:00 - 18:00
GLR AMTAS
Hiawatha 2
8:00 - 9:00
Jennifer Hicks, MT-BC, RYT - Here Comes the Sun (Salutations): The Use of Yoga in Music Therapy
9:15 - 10:15
Jennifer D. Jones, PhD, MT-BC - Related Therapies and Relationships-Where Does Music Therapy Fit?
10:30 - 12:00
Plenary: Annie Heiderscheidt with Laura Baker Choir & GLR Business Meeting
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Lunch
13:15 - 14:15
Todd Schwartzberg, M.Ed., MT-BC - Using Group Music Therapy to Foster Social, Communication and Self-Regulation Skills
14:30 - 15:30
Erin Fox, MA, MT-BC, Jana Skrien Koppula, MT-BC, Lindsay Rossmiller, MT-BC - Work, Reflection, Connection: The Role of Aesthetic When Philosophy Informs Practice
17:00 - 18:00
Emily Sevcik, MT-BC - Vision-Action Soundboard: Reflection of Professional Identity and Goals Through Music and Images
18:00 - 19:00
Licensure Forum
19:30 - 20:30
Tiyumba Performance
A.J. Earling
9:15 - 10:15
Peter Meyer, MA, MT-BC, Carolyn Koebel, MM, MT-BC, Destiny Henn, MT Student - Guitar Institute: Intermediate Guitar Skills: I Know C,A,G,E and D…Now What?
12:15 - 13:15
Internship Fair
14:00 - 15:30
Jennifer Pelletier, MS, MT-BC, Iris Shiraishi, PhD, MT - Bridging with Taiko: Model for Incorporating Taiko into the Developmentally Disabled Setting
Hiawatha 1
8:00 - 9:00
Roberta Kagin PhD, MT-BC, Jana Skrien Koppula, MT-BC - 21,000 Perspectives: A Holistic View of Theory, Practice, and Research
9:15 - 10:15
Debbie Bates, MMT, MT-BC - A Modified Grounded Theory Experience of MT and Quality of Life for Hospitalized Adults
10:30 - 12:00
Plenary: Annie Heiderscheidt with Laura Baker Choir & GLR Business Meeting
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Lunch
13:15 - 14:15
Cindy Cross MM, MT-BC - Confessions of a First-Time Researcher
14:30 - 15:30
Alyssa Wilkins, MT-BC - What Do I Do With These Kids? Interventions for Challenging Adolescent Populations
15:45 - 16:45
Laura Brown, PhD, MT-BC - Across the Spectrum: Different Approaches to Music Structure with Children with ASD
17:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 19:00
Educators and Internship Directors Roundtable
19:30 - 20:30
Tiyumba Performance
Hiawatha 3
8:00 - 9:00
Elizabeth Grambsch, MA, MT-BC - Listening Programs: A Path to Cultivating Wellness
9:15 - 10:15
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Lunch
13:15 - 14:15
Tyler Hogan, MA, MT-BC, NMT, Christina Whipple, MA, MT-BC - Garageband: Mastering Music on Your iPad, iPhone or iPod
14:30 - 15:30
Jennifer Rook, MT-BC, LCPC - Music Therapy Left You Tongue-Tied: Language to Use when Describing the Work You Do
15:45 - 16:45
Michelle Lawrence MM, MT-BC - Making Your Music Therapy Practice Successful: Running Your Administration on a Shoestring
17:00 - 18:00
Alejandra Ferrer PhD, MT-BC, Lelia Emery, MT-BC - Overcoming Obstacles: Establishing a Music Therapy Group for Immunosupressed NICU Graduates
Hiawatha 1
8:30 - 10:00
Sharon Boyle, M.M., MT-BC - Closing Experiential: Vocal Wake-up Experiential & Closing Meeting
10:30 - 15:30
Fatawu Sayibu - Reasons and Connection: Tiyumba African Drumming and Dancing
Hiawatha 2
8:30 - 10:00
Sharon Boyle, M.M., MT-BC - Closing Experiential: Vocal Wake-up Experiential & Closing Meeting
Hiawatha 3
10:30 - 13:30