Membership

The Canadian Association of Music Therapists (CAMT) is the national body promoting music therapy and supporting, advocating and certifying professional music therapists (MTAs) in Canada.

 

THE MISSION of CAMT is to be the primary source of knowledge, information, professional development and advocacy to promote Certified Music Therapists (MTAs) and music therapy.

 

If you are already a member of CAMT and would like to renew your membership, CLICK HERE or refer to the invoice you received by email.

Membership Types & Fees

Membership type Fee Information
Membership type MTA (Certified Music Therapist) Fee $201 Information An individual with MTA status. *new MTAs pay MTI fee
Membership type MTA – R/I (Certified Music Therapist – Retired/Inactive) Fee $63 Information An individual with MTA status not actively involved in music therapy practice, education, research or supervision within the membership year. This status is not available to MTAs who are residing in countries other than Canada while involved in music therapy practice, education, research or supervision. *A letter to the office is required if new to this category; a fee of $50.00 is required to return to Active MTA status  
Membership type MTA Graduate Student Fee $78 Information An individual with MTA status who is enrolled in graduate studies.
Membership type Qualifying Member Fee $63 Information Individuals in this category meet one of two criteria: 1. They hold a music therapy credential from another country and are seeking MTA Status. 2. They hold a degree in music therapy from a Canadian music therapy education program, have successfully completed their CAMT-approved music therapy internship and are seeking MTA Status, but no longer meet the criteria for the Music Therapy Intern Category *In both cases, individuals in this category are already eligible to write the CBMT Exam. * There is a one year limit on this category *This category does not apply to individuals who have had their MTA credential terminated and are applying for re-certification as an MTA.
Membership type Music Therapy Intern Fee $63 Information An individual who has received approval of their internship proposal, has commenced their internship, or has completed their internship and is seeking MTA Certification.
*There is a two year limit on this category unless special permission is granted by the internship chair.
Membership type Music Therapy Student Fee $63 Information A full-time or part-time music therapy student. (proof of enrollment will be required).  Students from schools where the internship is not included in the degree are eligible to obtain a music therapy student membership for 1 year after completing their degree. This category is not available to individuals who have already completed a music therapy degree and internship.
Membership type Advocate Fee $232 Information Individuals in this category meet one of thee criteria: 1.       They are  wishing to support and be part of CAMT but are not seeking MTA Status. 2.       They are seeking MTA Status, they hold a degree in music therapy from a Music Therapy Education Program but have not yet successfully completed a music therapy internship. 3.       Their MTA credential has been terminated and they are applying for re-certification as an MTA.  
Membership type Corporate Fee $340 Information An organization wishing to support and be part of CAMT.
Membership type Non-Music Therapy Student Fee $63 Information A full-time or part-time student from any program other than a music therapy program.  Individuals in this category will not have access to the members’ section of the CAMT website. This category is not available to individuals who have already completed a music therapy degree and internship.  

Benefits of CAMT Memberships

Membership priviledges
and Responsibilities
Mta Mta R/i Mta Grad Student Qualifying Member Mt Intern Student Advocate Corporate
Annual Dues 201.00 $ 63.00 $ 78.00 $ 63.00 $ 63.00 $ 63.00 $ 232.00 $ 340.00 $
Entitled to Vote
Entitled to Hold Office
Works in Music Therapy
Abides by Code of Ethics
Abides by Standards of Practice
Access to Liability Insurance
Membership Directory
Website access                
Members SECTION
MTA Section
Hard Copy Publications
Journal 15.00 $ 15.00 $
Ensemble 15.00 $ 15.00 $
MTA salut (e-publication)
MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Mta
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 201.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal Ensemble MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Mta R/i
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 63.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal Ensemble MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Mta Grad Student
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 78.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal Ensemble MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Qualifying Member
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 63.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal Ensemble MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Mt Intern
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 63.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal 15.00 $ Ensemble 15.00 $ MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Student
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 63.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal 15.00 $ Ensemble 15.00 $ MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Advocate
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 232.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal Ensemble MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)
Corporate
Membership priviledges
& Responsibilities
Annual Dues 340.00 $ Entitled to vote Entitled to Hold Office Works in Music Therapy Abides by Code of Ethics Abides by Standards of Practice Access to Liability Insurance Membership Directory Website Access Members Section MTA Section Hard Copy Publications Journal Ensemble MTA salut (e-publication) MTA Advocate (e-publication)

Membership Year

  • January 1 to December 31. New members can apply starting September 1st.
  • Dues received after September 1 will be credited to the next membership year FOR NEW & MEMBERS OF GOOD STANDING ONLY.
  • Membership renewal fees are always due on January 1st. Fees for membership renewals that are paid AFTER January 1st are subject to a $20.00 late fee.
  • Partial refunds on membership fees are not available when moving between membership categories or if a membership is terminated.
  • Memberships received prior to September will receive the previous mailing as available.
  • International members are asked to send fees in Canadian funds via International Money Order or a cheque on a Canadian Bank.
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