Does the word “advocacy” make you nervous? You’re not alone! The CBMT Board Domains say we are supposed to “serve as a representative, spokesperson, ambassador, or advocate for the profession of music therapy,” and advocacy is definitely important. However, when you are already feeling the crunch of balancing clinical work, professional development, administrative duties, and personal life… how do you do it all?
Here’s the good news: you– just by being an MT-BC and doing your amazing work!– already advocate for music therapy every day. Watch as the MTE team shares their real-life advocacy tips by hitting play below:
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