E-Course: LGBTQ+ Topics Explored
- Cost: $150 - includes 5 CMTE credits.
- Discounted price for current AMTA members: $100 - includes 5 CMTE credits.
This AMTA E-Course covers several topics including terms and definitions, an overview of the 2012 study: Music therapists’ attitudes and actions regarding the LGBTQ community: A preliminary report, information about intersectionality and straight privilege, information on gender and transgender issues, LGBTQ+ history, LGBTQ+ musicians, ethics and LGBTQ+ ally development, and an overview of the 2012 publication: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning: Best practices in music therapy. Each chapter has an audio segment accompanied by a written chapter. The appendices section includes information about symbols, a document about heterosexual privilege, an ally self-assessment, the gender unicorn file, and other resources. Speakers in this e-course are Amy Donnenwerth, MA, MT-BC, Spencer Hardy, MM, MT-BC, Lisa Kynvi, MA, LMHC, MT-BC, Leah Oswanski, MA, LPC, MT-BC, Beth Robinson, MT-BC, and Annette Whitehead-Pleaux, MA, MT-BC. Publish date: August, 2018
Downloading the E-course Workbook:
Once you have purchased this item after logging into your AMTA online account, you will need to download the e-course workbook. Go My Account>My Transactions>My Downloadable Products and click on the item to open it. Then save the workbook (a .pdf file) to your local computer. (Note: If you have trouble with the download in your particular browser, please try a different browser if you are able. Or, you may email the AMTA office and we will be happy to email the workbook to you.) The workbook will provide all instructions for taking the course and include the link to the audio files. You will be able to re-download the workbook in your online account for a period of 12 months after the purchase date. To obtain CMTE credits after taking the course, follow instructions given in the downloadable workbook.
Note: The cost of each e-course purchase entitles one individual to participate in and complete the e-course for CMTE credit. If a course is being purchased for multiple individuals, it must be purchased separately for each participant. Please email the national office if you are purchasing a course for someone other than yourself so credit can be applied to that person's record.
- Objective 1: Participants will write 2 specific points discussed in each of nine chapters in this e-course. (II. A.1-2, III.B.3, IV.A.3, IV.B.4).
- Objective 2: Participants will write 5 points describing health disparities and discrimination for the spectrum transgender clients, and will write 5 points for a music therapist to consider when working with transgender clients. (I.D.9, II. A.1-2, IV.A.1-7, V.B.4).
- Objective 3: Participants will describe five points for a music therapist to consider when being an ally who advocates for LGBTQ+ clients, families, students and co-workers (II. A.1-2, IV.A.1-7).
- Objective 4: Based on information in Chapter 9 of the e-course, participants will list two recommended clinical best practices, two recommended work environment best practices, and two best practices for education and clinical training in music therapy for LGBTQ+ clients and colleagues. (I.D.9, II.A.1-2).