The Southwestern region
of the american music therapy association

Continuing Education Committee (CEC):

The Continuing Education Committee serves to promote, coordinate, and evaluate the development of the association's continuing education initiatives and offerings; to assist the course presenters throughout the region, including the development and presentation of courses; to assist in the delivery of continuing education offerings through a variety of techniques and delivery mechanisms; to establish, maintain and promote a comprehensive curriculum of continuing education offerings; and to ensure that these opportunities adhere to the guidelines established by the Certification Board for Music Therapists. 

CEC Committee Members

Director: Jennifer Townsend, MM, MT-BC

Texas Representative: Jonathan Silbert MT-BC

New Mexico Representative: Jaynie Hakeems MT-BC 

Oklahoma Representative: Jennifer Voss MT-BC


Upcoming Education and Advocacy Opportunities:

January 2017

GIM Level II Training
Denton, Texas

April 2017


July 2017

October 2017

May 2017

August 2017


November 2017

June 2017


September 2017


December 2017

Get Involved!

Teach a Course

Apply to be a course instructor! Have a topic or idea or area of focus that aligns with the needs assessment? Share your expertise with your colleagues in the region and teach a course at Regional Conference.

CMTE Instructors receive 40% of total profit after the $75 CBMT activity fee.

Host a Co-Sponsored Event

Did you know that SWAMTA can support your institution in hosting a continuing education event and provide you with pre-approved CMTE credits? In order to provide members increased access to quality continuing education opportunities, SWAMTA would like to co-sponsor your continuing education event. 

You must be a member of SWAMTA
to receive this benefit.

Click Here for Instructor Application

Host a Webinar

Hosting a webinar allows you to showcase your expertise, industry knowledge, abilities, skills, products, and services. Your webinar will give peers a chance to learn about important topics in Music Therapy year-round. Webinar-based instructors will receive a total profit of 40% after the $75 CBMT activity and [not yet determined] web fee.

Coming in 2018

Request a Course

Do you have a request for an educational course or topic?
Email Jennifer Townsend

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