Conference 2020 – Online

Mental Health

Featuring Dr. Michael J. Silverman, Conference Keynote Speaker


Saturday, November 7, 2020

Michael J. Silverman (Ph.D., MT-BC; Full Professor) is the Director of the Music Therapy Program and a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Minnesota. Widely published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Music Therapy, the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, and Psychology of Music, Dr. Silverman authored Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery (published by Oxford University Press). Dr. Silverman has received funding from the University of Minnesota, the American Music Therapy Association, and the National Institutes of Health and reviewed grants for the National Endowment for the Arts and the European Science Federation. An active presenter at regional, national, and international conferences, he is a member of the research staff at the University Hospital where he is engaged in music therapy clinical practice and research with adults with mental health and substance use conditions.

Call for Papers

The conference committee encourages a variety of presentations for the annual Music Therapy conference. If you are interested in presenting and you are available to present on Saturday, November 7, 2020 online, please click here for more information and to submit a proposal.

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For further information, please contact

Brittany Robart, MTA
MTABC Conference Chair
conference@mtabc.com