DMTCB DANCE/MOVEMENT THERAPY CERTIFICATION BOARD, INC. 10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 108, Columbia, MD 21044 REQUEST FOR LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION – BC-DMT The Dance/Movement Therapy Certification Board has established high standards of professional competence for dance/movement therapists. The DMTCB maintains a two-tier structure to monitor these standards: Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) for individuals who have completed master’s degree training and an internship; and for advanced clinicians, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT). ________________________________________________________has applied for the BC- DMT and listed you as a reference. When sending your letter, please give your candid judgments regarding the applicant’s ability and character. The DMTCB is particularly interested in: Your relationship to the applicant How long you have worked with the applicant. How the applicant relates to patients (e.g. ability to meet the patients’ needs, clarity of approach, empathy, authenticity, etc.) Applicant’s leadership skills (e.g. sensitivity to and knowledge of group and individual dynamics, ability to control groups and handle crises, perceptiveness, flexibility, etc.) Applicant’s dance/movement therapy skills and understanding of the theory and practice of dance/movement therapy. How the applicant relates to ward and other staff. Any other pertinent information relating to the applicant’s professional performance. Your overall recommendation. Do you recommend this individual for the BC-DMT? Your letter will be held in confidence and made available only to the DMTCB. Please complete, sign, and make 3 copies of your typed letter of recommendation. Seal all 4 copies in the envelope provided by the applicant and sign and date across the seal. Return to applicant in time for submission by the January 15 deadline. Thank you for your assistance in this process.