ASN023 What is Music Therapy, How Does it Work and What Can I do?

ASN023

Date: 12th January 2018

Venue: Saltire rooms 1 and 2, John Muir House.

Time:  1pm-4pm

Designed for: Teaching and support staff
 Benefits of attending

On completion of the course, participants will:

  • Recognise some of the benefits of music therapy with children.
  • Identify ways in which music can support communication and interpersonal skills, self-expression and emotional wellbeing.
  • Be aware of how to make a referral to music therapy.
  • Identify how to use techniques from music therapy in everyday activities. The afternoon will consist of presentations and case studies of group and individual music therapy work to explore what music therapy is and how it can work. There will be some experiential group work to look at ways in which music can be used to support communication and interpersonal skills, sense of self and self-expression both in face to face music therapy and in your own music activities in the classroom.

Outline Programme

The afternoon will consist of presentations and case studies of group and individual music therapy work to explore what music therapy is and how it can work. There will be some experiential group work to look at ways in which music can be used to support communication and interpersonal skills, sense of self and self-expression both in face to face music therapy and in your own music activities in the classroom.

Tutor: Emma Maclean/Claire McCarthy, NHS

To book a place on this course please email staff development with your name, designation, organisation and contact email address.