The Leader’s Library

Free CMTEs, ready-to-use tools, and resources from Leaders in Healthcare

Welcome to the Leader’s Library! We curated the best of our free courses, webinars, tools, & resources– all in a convenient hub. Explore new topics, learn from shining stars in the music therapy community, & find the support and tools you need to expand and deepen your practice.

Featured Masterclasses

Finding Harmony: Addressing Role Ambiguity & Creating Cohesion Between Healthcare Disciplines

with Amy Love, MA, MT-BC

You will walk away from this Masterclass with:

  • 1 approved CMTE credit
  • Real-world ways to clear gain confidence in your role
  • Tips and resources for creating cohesion with other professionals in your healthcare community
  • Practical steps to take to advocate for the role of music therapy within the treatment program of your client

Telehealth: A Viable Option For Remote Music Therapy

with Allison Broaddrick, MT-BC

You will walk away from this Masterclass with:

  • 1 pre-approved CMTE credit
  • 3 tech tools to focus on your clients’ wellbeing & progress and worry less about transmitting possible sickness to your clients
  • Understanding the proper consent and practical requirements necessary so that your telehealth session runs as effectively as an in-person session
  • Learning about the most common billing practices for telehealth and what would work best for you in your circumstances

Tools & Resources

Early Childhood Songwriting Bundle

Drumming Doodads

8 Self Care Tips

5 Day Career Boost

Free Relaxation Script

Free Meditation Script

Decades Cheat Sheet

"Does this thing count?" CMTE Tool

Get a free intervention every month

Looking for new, fresh, inspiring ideas? Tired of using the same old interventions over and over? We got your covered with the Intervention Club!

Free CMTE Course

Professional Success

with Kerry Devlin, MT-BC
3 CMTEs

Take our free Professional Success course for 3 CMTEs! You’ll learn how to best prepare for your sessions, how to rock your internship and job interviews, how to create a stand-out resume even if you’re just entering the professional world, how to get your DREAM job, and MUCH MORE!

Our free course dedicated to your success – Join 1,000+ others who’ve taken it, and sign up now!

Read the full description here.

Mindstorms

Mindstorms & live broadcast recordings are not pre-approved CMTEs. However, they can claimed for unapproved, independent learning CMTEs.

For questions on CMTE credits & certificates of completion, contact Customer Support at info@musictherapyed.com

Judy Simpson, MT-BC

Advocacy Tips

with Judy Simpson, MT-BC

1 CMTE
Allison Hingley

Smart Documentation

with Allison Hingley, MM, MT-BC

1 CMTE
Christine Stevens

Drumming Essentials

with Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC

1 CMTE
Roy Huggins, LPC

HIPAA Compliance

with Roy Huggins, LPC

1 CMTE
LGBTQ topics

LGBTQ Topics

with Team Rainbow

1 CMTE
Ellen Whealton

Self Care & Imagery

with Ellen Whealton, MA, MT-BC

1 CMTE
Jennifer Hicks, MT-BC

Yoga & Music Therapy

with Jennifer Hicks, MT-BC

1 CMTE
Amy Love, MA, MT-BC

Program Development – From Ground Up

with Amy Love, MA, MT-BC

1 CMTE
CJ Shiloh & Kerry Devlin

Autism Acceptance

with CJ Shiloh, MT-BC & Kerry Devlin, MMT, MT-BC

1 CMTE

Facebook Live Broadcasts

Project Campfire: Interventions & Session Planning

Session planning just got a lot easier. Get inspired with our intervention database, Project Campfire, and earn CMTEs at the same time when you watch these videos!

Creating Effective Interventions with Bonnie Houpt Part 1

Creating Effective Interventions with Bonnie Houpt Part 2

#Worldwide MT

[PHONE SCRIPT] How To Make A Compassionate Connection

The only thing standing between you and your dream job might be one perfectly executed cold call. No pressure, right?We have your back, you fearless leader in healthcare! Use the template below to craft a polished, poised, evidence-packed call that will leave any...

Brain Running on Overdrive? Try Improvisation!

As a leader in healthcare, you use the power of music every day to help your clients. But have you ever considered the role of music in your own self-care? The effects of music's allure are real and powerful. Wander into a drum circle or a jam, and you'll probably...

Find Strength in Stress with a Loving Kindness Meditation

In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers. - Fred Rogers Take a moment wherever you are-- no matter how busy you are!-- to practice...

What’s the Best Intervention for Late-Stage Dementia?

Searching for an intervention that will engage your clients with late-stage dementia? Sometimes, the simplest answer is the best one: singing! Singing songs of their childhood will take them back, and allow you to connect with them in a deeper, more meaningful way....

Need a Moment? Find Your Healing & Sustaining Pulse

Life is rhythmic. From the beat of our steps to the tick of the clock, our day-to-day experience is driven by the pulse of the world. Underneath all of the noise and busyness, there is a constant, grounding reminder of being and wellness in all of us: the beat of our...
Real World Ethics with Jennifer Whitlow, MT-BC

Real World Ethics From A Superstar MT-BC

With New Years Eve coming up, the MTE team thought we would load you up with topics NOT up for discussion that night.Ethical dilemmas that may arise when clients move from one company to another.Ethical dilemmas that may occur when changes happen with billing,...
How to stay current with new music

How do you keep up with NEW MUSIC?

The Music Therapy Ed team is spread out all over US, and including our VIPs and members we're in 15 countries! We feature some of our core team members here talking about how to stay current with new music. Our mission is to help you feel like the leader you are in...

Avoid Death By Powerpoint at #AMTA18 (or any presentation you give!)

We see you over there, working on that presentation-- go you! Whether you're putting the final touches on your materials for a concurrent session at the AMTA National Conference, working on a project for class, or getting ready for a program pitch, the knowledge you...

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Ellen Whealton, instructor

Grab Ellen Whealton's Relaxation Script

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Musicianship on steroids and other goodies

Musicianship on steroids and other goodies

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Our Top 10 Apps For Your Practice

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Professional Success Course

Professional Success Course

Join 1,000+ of your colleagues and take the Professional Success Course now!

Free CMTEs? Yes please!

Your instructor Kerry Devlin, MT-BC, is looking forward to seeing you on the other side =)

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Ellen Whealton, instructor

Grab Ellen Whealton's Relaxation Script

Download the mp3, PDF, and watch the video instantly.

By grabbing the meditation, you're also subscribing to our newsletter. You can always opt-out.

Success! Check your inbox for the mp3. Then drag our email to your Primary inbox.

Our Top 10 Apps For Your Practice

We'll send the Top 10 list straight to your inbox. From there, you can click on the apps to get started! Get appy with us!

Awesome! Check for our email, and drag it over to your Primary inbox. Open the email for the goods ;)

Natasha Thomas, instructor

2-Step Process To Discover Your Biases

Take 7 minutes to complete this anonymous discovery process. 

We'll send you additional support along the way

Your instructor Natasha Thomas, MS, MT-BC, is looking forward to seeing you on the other side =)

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DoThe Documentation Decision Tree In 20 Seconds

DoThe Documentation Decision Tree In 20 Seconds

Do you feel like you could improve your documentation? Take 20 seconds to run through the tree. 

Your instructor Allison Hingley, MM, MT-BC, is looking forward to supporting you in your journey.

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Meredith Hamons, instructor

Grab Your Decades Cheat Sheet

Do you ever need a little on-the-spot inspiration? Take a few seconds to download the Decades Cheat Sheet, and let Meredith Hamons, MT-BC be your guide! 

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Grab the Power Song Wellness Activity

Ready to feel powerful? Take a few seconds to download the Power Song Wellness Activity and let Christine Stevens, MA, MSW, MT-BC be your guide! 

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Grab Your 3 Drumming Contraindications

Learn more from world-renowned drum circle facilitator Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC!

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Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC | your guide

Recertify & Submit Your CMTEs Stress-Free!

Learn 13 ways to get your CMTEs for free, demystify Ethics & requirements & limits and feel confident submitting those CMTEs for recertification!

Let's make sure that if you get audited, you feel ZERO stress moving through the seamless process.

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Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC | your guide

Does This Count For CMTEs?

We got your back. Walk into your recertification with confidence, knowing that you are utilizing every. single. activity. possible. towards your CMTEs!

Worried about getting audited? We got you covered there too. Use the tool to get all the goods!

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Brittany Tachkov, MT-BC

Show Me The Money!

Do you want to feel confident applying for grants & funding? 

Download our 3 successful grant applications. BONUS: You'll also receive our How-To Guide on finding nonprofit collaborators!

Brittany Tachkov will be your guide in funding your way to the top!

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Grab My Rate-Setting Calculator

You’ll be able to :
  •    Get a reality check on your current operations so that your business is set up for recurring, reliable revenue that you can count on for decades.
  •   Discover the most ignored, nerve-racking loophole in setting rates that sets most MT business owners up for failure and hardship.
  •    Make the numbers add up to VACATION TIME! (my personal fave) =)

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