Music Therapy Club
Learn about how to use music as a form of therapy with the Music Therapy Club at Purdue Fort Wayne.
Purpose and Goals
The Music Therapy Club supports and adopts the purposes and goals of the Great Lakes Region of the American Music Therapy Association Students as presented in the association’s bylaws.
The purpose of the Music Therapy Club is to promote, foster, and advance the education and training of its members. It will do so through the following initiatives:
- Develop, maintain, and continually seek to improve its structure, viability, and relationship with its members and the general membership of the GLR-AMTAS
- Develop, encourage, and support lines of communication between its members
- Develop, foster, and promote cooperative relationships with GLR-AMTAS, AMTA, and AMTAS in activities that concern the music therapy profession and enhance the education of the Music Therapy Club members
- Seek and promote means to fulfill the professional needs of its members
The Music Therapy Club will develop, foster, and promote cooperative relationships with other recognized Purdue Fort Wayne organizations, students, faculty, staff, and community agencies.
The purpose will be carried out in a nonpartisan, non-sectarian manner, with
equalopportunity being given to all, regardless of race, religion, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin.
Membership Requirements and Obligations
Active individual student membership will be open to declared music therapy majors, intern training in music therapy, and others interested in music therapy who are enrolled at Purdue Fort Wayne and have paid dues to the Music Therapy Club.
Dues are set by the Music Therapy Club at $5 per semester or $10 for the academic school year.
The membership year shall coincide with the academic school year.
Membership and participation shall be free from discrimination and harassment per the policies of the Purdue Fort Wayne Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct as stated in Part 1 Section A, Items 3 and 4.
The Music Therapy club must have at least eight active members in order to retain its status as an active university organization.
There will be no attendance requirements attached to membership.
There will be no grounds for expulsion from membership.
To receive monetary assistance from the Music Therapy Club, students may be required to offer the club extra help at club events and meetings to the executive board’s discretion.