Welcome to Judith’s second blog on successful legislative music therapy advocacy, addressing advocacy skills and communication pathways. The following is a brief overview excerpted from her upcoming presentations for the Online Conference for Music Therapy, February 18, 06:15 GMT and…..
How The Journey of World’s First Music Therapy License Began… The world’s first music therapy state license was issued on November 2, 2011 to Judith Pinkerton, MT-BC/L, Chair of Nevada’s Music Therapy Task Force. To new advocates, this appeared as…..
Governor Brian Sandoval, on June 3, 2011, signed into law Senate Bill SB 190, sponsored by Senator Moises Denis, approving Nevada music therapy licensure. Nevada is the first state to issue licenses for board-certified music therapists. (Note: In 2009, New…..