COMMUNITY EDUCATION and TRAINING

NMTSA is now offering Bi-Monthly online/Zoom Parent and Caregiver Trainings in Order to Partner With Those We Serve in Understanding And Applying the Techniques, Accommodations, and Supports Offered at NMTSA and Therefore Facilitating Their Transfer into the Home and Community. You Can Request Recordings of Past Sessions!

NMTSA Philosophy and Practice:  How Music Impacts the Brain and Impacts Our Lives

OVERVIEW:   This course provides an overview of NMTSA's philosophy of treatment and discusses the evidence-based practice of NMT, inclusive of research supporting the use of rhythm and music to optimize brain function.  Additionally, direct transfers into the home will be discussed so that families can implement usable techniques immediately in their home life.

 

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Suzanne Oliver, MT-BC, NMT Fellow (Founder and Executive Director of NMTSA)

 

DATE OFFERED:  Tuesday, May 4th|  6:45-8:15 pm  

         To Receive the Live Participation Link-this event is over

         To Receive access to the Recording after 5/04 email info@nmtsa.org and type RECORDING.5.04.21 in the subject line.

COST: Free of charge to all NMTSA families 

 

SPONSORED BY: Bridget Ann's Hope for Tomorrow Parent Empowerment Fund

Ask The Director Hour

OVERVIEW:  These bi-monthly chats provide an opportunity for parents/caregivers to log in and ask specific questions about treatment and home transfer.  Parents can participate live, or send in questions that can be answered and then viewed later through recorded sessions.  These Director Chats provide great opportunities for problem-solving barriers in order to allow for optimal functioning at home and in the community.

 

FACILITATED BY: Suzanne Oliver, MT-BC, NMT Fellow (Founder and Executive Director of NMTSA)

 

DATE OFFERED:  Tuesday, June 1st |  6:45-8:15 pm  

 

    To Receive the Live Participation Link: Send an email to info@nmtsa.org and type LIVE in the subject line.

    To Receive access to the Recording after 6/01: Send an email to info@nmtsa.org and type RECORDING in the subject line.

 

COST: Free of charge to all NMTSA families 

 

SPONSORED BY: Bridget Ann's Hope for Tomorrow Parent Empowerment Fund

Drum Home Program Training

OVERVIEW: This course is designed for those persons (parents, caregivers) who have participate in the NMTSA Philosophy and Practice Training and have been directed by their loved one's therapist to begin a home drum program.

 

DATE OFFERED:  August 2021 |  TBD; this is a two hour course

 

COST:  This training experience is offered free of charge to NMTSA families referred by their treating therapist.