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Music Therapy--MUSI 340

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Jennifer S., Kassy B., Megan A., Sarah S. Music Therapy How did it originate? Acknowledgment by both Aristotle and Plato
World War I and World War II
-Need for training
Short lived associations afterword What do music therapists do? How can it be used? Who is Lee Anna Rasar References "American Music Therapy Association" American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)." American Music Therapy Association | American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.musictherapy.org>.

Vann, Madeline. " The Amazing Benefits of Music Therapy - Women's Health Center - EverydayHealth.com." Health Information, Resources, Tools & News Online - EverydayHealth.com. Everyday Health, 30 Apr. 2009. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.everydayhealth.com/womens-health/benefits-of-music-therapy.aspx>.

The Certification Board for Music Therapists. Wed 25 Feb. 2013. <http://www.cbmt.org/>.

Lee Anna Rasar-Music Therapy
http://people.uwec.edu/rasarla/research/Addictions/index.htm American Association for Music Therapy "Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program." (musictherapy.org)

"Music therapy is the specialized use of music by a credentialed professional who develops individualized treatment and supportive interventions for people of all ages and ability levels to address their social, communication, emotional, physical, cognitive, sensory and spiritual needs." (cbmt.org) Music Therapy and Medicine Music therapy can help to relieve pain and reduce stress,
Music therapy can be used to address patient needs
Music therapists create individual programs related to the patients medical diagnosis, course of treatment, and discharge timeline.
Music is used in hospitals for multiple reasons Music Therapy and Special Education Music Therapy in Music Education Music Education and Young Children Began as a merger between National Association for Music Therapy and American Association in 1998
Serves over 5,000 music therapists
-Worldwide Music Therapy is considered a related service under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Music therapy involvement can stimulate attention and increase motivation to participate more fully in other aspects of the educational settings like the least restrictive environment.
Music therapists are often hired in schools
Music learning is used to strengthens skills Video "Music therapists assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills through musical responses; design music sessions for individuals and groups based on client needs using music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music and imagery, music performance, and learning through music; participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning, ongoing evaluation, and follow up." (musictherapy.org) Requirements:
Masters degree
Doctorate degree
Degree Equivalency Program
Receive Board Certification Benefits -Helps fight stress
-Helps find comfort
-Manage pain
-Reduces loneliness
-Providing an emotional release
-Enhancing a spiritual connection
-Protects the heart
-Fights addiction
(everydayhealth.com) Music Therapy can be used in all classroom environments:

In the regular music education classroom
In the self-contained classroom
Outside the classroom Wisconsin Minnesota Augsburg College University of Minnesota Iowa Wartburg College University of Iowa Big Names Ira Altshuler, MD
Willem van de Wall
-First Text
E. Thayer Gaston
_"Father of music therapy" Standards •Music stimulates all of the senses and involves the child at many levels.•Quality learning and maximum participation occurs •Music is highly motivating, yet it can also have a calming and relaxing effect. •Music therapy can help a child manage pain and stressful situations.
•Music can encourage socialization, self-expression, communication, and motor development. Music:
4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines
8. Understanding relationships between music, other arts, and disciplines outside the arts Wisconsin Alverno College When I was in college I was required to volunteer for one course, and I volunteered at a V. A. hospital. I got to choose where I wanted to be assigned and one of the options was music tx. I chose that and was amazed. The session I observed was with a group of men who were alcoholics. They described the role of music in their lives – how it helped them stay in their addiction and how it helped them break out of their addiction. It was fascinating to me to realize the power of music – for good and for bad. It was like I had found what I had always wanted to do but never knew existed. What Populations of People Do You Work With?
*All – neonates in NICU in hospitals; Cardiac ICUs; critical care; hospice; physical medicine rehab; psychiatric rehab; long –term care – nursing home, assisted living; transition units and housing; addictions; special education; community mental health units; wellness units What Happens During a Music Therapy Session?
*Music is used to target non-musical goals: motor, cognitive, language, social, emotional, spiritual
You may be trying to wake up a coma patient with musical stimulation, teach a stroke patient how to talk through working on singing, helping inmates in a jail learn to control anger/express it in a healthy manner, help a physical medicine rehab patient get back functional strength and skills through playing musical instruments/dancing; help a person with Parkinson’s Disease improve gait; etc. Our Interview: What degree do you need to work in this profession?
*You need an undergraduate degree in music therapy plus board certification in some states and other states require a master’s degree in music therapy plus licensure. How is Music Therapy Funded?
*By Medicaid, Medicare, state and local government agencies, private pay, insurance companies, grants How do you progress monitor/assess students?
*I am assuming you mean monitor/assess patients/clients/inmates, etc. We use assessments that screen all areas – motor, cognitive, language, social, emotional, spiritual and then go into more detail where there are deficits – We follow the areas of asst. listed in the Standards of Practice for Music Therapy – which I authored!
On the link above note the areas of asst. on the general standards and then under each different population in addition to the general standards. What's the most rewarding part of your job?
*Watching patients/inmates/clients make improvements
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