Early childhood music therapy
Four ongoing trends that will shape the decade
Join Dr. Petra Kern for this highly informative tutorial as she discusses four ongoing trends that will shape early childhood music therapy this decade.
If you are a music therapy student interested in working with young children and their families, a professional music therapist refreshing your knowledge and reflecting on your work, or a colleague from a related field exploring other perspectives, this tutorial is for you!
In this tutorial we will cover...
What are the research-based benefits of inclusion and key components for successful inclusion? Dr. Kern provides a case study of how music therapy and inclusion are a perfect match for young children of all abilities.
Family-centered practices, family capacity-building practices, and family and professional collaboration, as well as strategies for implementing home-based music therapy services. Try the ParentsCan parent handout for implementing music-based strategies in the family’s home.
Dr. Kern presents six action items and sample resources for implementing effective advocacy efforts as well as an Advocacy quiz to determine your advocacy style.
Technology and Interactive Media
We cover “why, with whom, when, where, how, and how often” digital media should be used with young children in music therapy practice, and what it takes to be a well-versed media mentor. Try the app evaluation guide to assess the suitability of the apps you're using.
This tutorial is bursting with research-based facts, key components and concepts, case examples, and how to apply what you have learned to your practice.
We've included extra videos, graphics, and checklists, readings and handouts, and a wealth of literature and extended resources.
This tutorial will definitely spark thoughts, ideas, and actions!
Join Dr. Kern and keep your clinical practice current and aligned with evidence-based practice. It will have a direct impact on your clients’ goal achievements!
Dr. Petra Kern is a board-certified music therapist in the USA, Canada, and Germany with over 25 years experiences in clinical practice, research, education, and organizational leadership. She is known for her innovative projects, cutting-edge thinking, and international work. As Editor-in-Chief of imagine, she brings together knowledge, practices, and trends from the world’s best early childhood music therapists. A former President of the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), Dr. Kern currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) and continues her commitment to the editorial boards of the Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, and the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. She is the recipient of many awards, is a frequent international speaker and guest lecturer, and has authored over 80 publications. Dr. Kern is the owner of Music Therapy Consulting and De La Vista Publisher, and lives with her husband in Santa Barbara, California. Learn more about Dr. Kern at http://musictherapy.biz/drpetrakern
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StartOverview & learning outcomes (5:27)
StartTrend #1: Inclusion practices (10:17)
StartTrend #2: Family practices (8:32)
StartTrend #3: Professional advocacy (11:09)
StartTrend #4: Technology & interactive media (13:13)
StartSummary, extra resources & bonus content (4:02)
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|II REFERRAL, ASSESSMENT, INTERPRETATION OF ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT PLANNING|
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|C Interpretation of Assessment Information and Communciate Results - 5.|
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|V PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES|
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