California Association for Music Therapy (CAAMT) is an initiative stemmed from the work of State Recognition Task Force. CAAMT is a non-profit organization on the early stages of its development. Its mission is to pursue the advancement of music therapy as a profession in the State of California through community outreach, public education, and support of local music therapists. The specific purposes of CAAMT include: 1) Engaging board certified music therapy professionals (MT-BCs) and students who are committed to the advancement of the music therapy profession; 2) Organizing networking, regional meetings and state-wide conferences for MT professionals, as well as educational events for the public; 3) Providing resources to the general public to improve awareness about the benefits of music therapy services, including listings of local music therapists and relevant events; 4) Supporting the aims and objectives of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Contact with CAAMT here https://caamt.org/ and firstname.lastname@example.org.