Kennedy Jason (B.S. Music Therapy, 2020), MT-BC, completed her internship at Community LIFE in Homestead, PA. During her internship, Kennedy organized student-led conference Passages, and presented at AMTA National Conference alongside Dr. Noah Potvin and Damian Cabrera, MT-BC. She became a board-certified music therapist in May 2020.
Kennedy currently works at Community LIFE in Lower Burrell, PA. She works with the recreation, pastoral care, behavioral health, and palliative departments to provide music therapy to participants with various medical, physical, and cognitive needs, including dementia and Alzheimer's. Kennedy has worked through the COVID-19 pandemic to reach her clients through home visits and telehealth capabilities. She plans to supervise students, present at more AMTA conferences, and become certified in Neurologic Music Therapy in the coming years.
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