The course entails the various types of musical modalities (theoretical, clinical, practical) that could potentially be used to treat patients/clients’ needs/behaviours/challenging situations as well as acknowledging the purpose and importance of a music therapist in healthcare settings. No background in music is needed for this course.
- Know the definition of Music Therapy and the job scope of a Music Therapist
- Identify various musical resources and Infection control with musical instruments for hygiene and work safety purposes
- Understand the difference between Music Therapy and Music performance
- Take note of considerations that should be made before music is introduced.
- Understand the purpose of using music in an individual or group setting.
- Differentiate the level of music and clinical skill required to practice in various methods of Music Therapy practice (Neurologic Music Therapy, Guided Imagery Music, Nordoff-Robbins etc).
- To acknowledge the various activities, one could do as oppose to a Music Therapist.
- Learning and understanding how the theoretical and practical part of music can be combined with the clinical application
- Explore a wide variety of case studies in various settings
- Share and discuss challenging behaviours encountered in different settings
- Offer possible solutions by using music to various challenging behaviours of patients or circumstances
- Recap and reflect on the various topics learnt from Day 1 and 2
- To identify and tackle more advances behaviours (more minimally responsive)
- To share music resources for more support
Who Should Attend: Support Care Staff (Therapy Assistants, Nursing Aides, Programme Coordinators)
Competency Mapping (CCSSF):
- Perform and Monitor Individualised Therapy Intervention (Basic II)
- Conduct Structured Group Activities (Basic II)
- Encourage Participation in Structured Group (Intermediate)
- Identify and Conduct Activities (Basic II)
- Plan and Conduct Activities for Persons with Dementia and Persons with Mental Health Issues (Intermediate)
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