Songwriting in addictions treatment
The integration of CBT, Change Theory and the 12-Steps
Wondering which songwriting methods work best for clients with addictions?
If you're working with people with alcohol or substance addictions then keeping up-to-date with evidence-based methods is vital!
Songwriting is an incredibly valuable and effective method when working with young people and adults with addiction, offering opportunities to identify, explore and express thoughts and feelings and develop inner resources to support them as they work towards recovery.
In this engaging tutorial Dr Murphy takes you through a comprehensive discussion of useful songwriting approaches and the theoretical frameworks of addiction recovery. She explores outcome-oriented models of songwriting including psychoeducational, cognitive restructuring, restorative songwriting and the therapeutic process.
Looking at how best to match clients' goals as they emerge, Dr Murphy also covers experience-oriented models of songwriting and discusses how you can implement these methods, with workbook examples for you to try.
The tutorial also includes extra resources to provide you with further reading and three bonus content options to deepen your understanding of music therapy in addiction treatment and to help you earn extra CMTE/CPD credits.
With many years experience as a music therapist researching and working with clients in addiction recovery, Dr Murphy has created a fabulous resource for you to update your songwriting knowledge and apply these new methods in your clinical work.
Dr. Kathleen M. Murphy is the Program Director of Music Therapy Graduate Studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She is an active clinician, supervisor, and researcher with over 35 years of clinical experience. Dr. Murphy has authored book chapters, journal articles and has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of topics related to music therapy clinical practice and issues related to education and professional well-being. Dr. Murphy’s research interests are focused on music therapy in substance dependence across the lifespan, trauma, and community music therapy. Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Music Therapy Association where she has served in leadership positions at the state, regional and national levels.
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Preview1. Introduction, overview and learning outcomes (2:15)
Start2. Music therapy in early addiction recovery (7:49)
Start3. Outcome oriented models of songwriting: Psychoeducational and cognitive restructuring methods (8:23)
Start4. Outcome oriented models of songwriting: Restorative songwriting methods and the therapeutic process (7:42)
Start5. Experience oriented songwriting in early recovery: Opportunities for processing issues as they emerge (5:28)
Start6. Therapeutic frameworks: Stages of change model (7:27)
Start7. Therapeutic frameworks: The 12-Step model (6:42)
Start8. Songwriting in early recovery: Receptive methods (5:35)
Start9. Songwriting in early recovery: Applying songwriting methods to the 12-Steps (8:52)
Start10. Summary, extra resources and bonus content activities (2:24)
Frequently Asked Questions
For MT-BC’s in the US and Canada you can submit your certificate in the workshops/independent learning category as an ‘other continuing education opportunity’. This tutorial covers the following CBMT Board Certified Domains:
II REFERRAL, ASSESSMENT, INTERPRETATION OF ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT PLANNING
B Assessment - 3 a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h. 4 a, b, c, g, h, j, k, l, m.
D Treatment planning - 2 a, b, c. 9. 10. 11. 12.
III TREATMENT IMPLEMENTATION AND DOCUMENTATION
A Implementation - 1 b, d, e. 2 a, b, e, f, g, h, k, l, v, z, ff, kk, ll, rr, ss, uu. 5 d, i, k, l, m, r, s, t, u, v, w, y, bb.
V PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A Professional Development - 2. 3.