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Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance
Please join us for MMTA’s 2nd mini-conference for an Intensive Music Therapy Workshop with Leticia Prieto Alvarez.
Mass Music Therapy Alliance
What: Intensive Music Therapy Workshop / Clinical Musicianship with Leticia Prieto Alvarez, MT-BC.
When: December 10, 2016 @ 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Congregational Church of Weston, 130 Newton St., Weston, MA 02493. http://www.congwestonucc.net/
Moderator: Andrew Krahn, MT-BC
Leticia Prieto Alvarez, MT-BC, will discuss her work and provide training in clinical musicianship in work with older adults in a residential setting, including methods and specific techniques she uses to promote health and well-being.
Leticia is part of the Expressive Therapies team at Hebrew Senior Life and adjunct faculty at Lesley University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Health Sciences at the International Doctoral School of Juan Carlos I University, studying the effect of music therapy on the mood of residents with advanced dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms. She received a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Music Therapy from Lesley University and a Master of Music in Viola Performance from New England Conservatory, where she studied as a Fulbright scholar. She is a neurologic music therapist who believes in an integrative approach. She has lectured at music therapy conferences in the U.S. and Spain and loves to learn from her clients, interns, and students.
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July 4-8, 2017
Tsukuba International Congress Center2-20-3, Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0032, Japan
For more information: http://www.wcmt2017.com/en/information/index.html
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking Music Therapy Interns to join our team of professionals beginning in September 2016 or January 2017 semesters.
At Seasons, we make a difference every day to patients and families coping with terminal illness while creating a center of excellence in hospice care. As a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team and under the direction of the Supervising Music Therapist, our Music Therapy Interns provide music therapy consultations and services to the patient and/or family in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care while following all hospice policies and procedures. Music Therapy Interns may also provide bereavement counseling to family members. Our Interns learn “the application of working in an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages”, as defined by the American Music Therapy Association.
v Have completed all undergraduate or equivalency coursework from an accredited music therapy programs.
v Supply a letter from your academic director verifying your eligibility for the internship.
v Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (“B” average of better).
v Have documented music therapy practicum experience.
v Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice’s philosophy for care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.
Comprehensive hospice training and orientation is provided, as well as ongoing support and hospice education opportunities. Should you have any questions, or need further information, please contact Karen Hale, Volunteer Manager or Taryn Thomas, Music Therapist at 203.490.1000 or visit www.seasons.org.
Thank you so much for considering Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care for your students needs. We would be honored to speak to you about hospice care.
The blessings and rewards of caring for patients and families during this time in life are innumerable.
Karen A. Hale M Th.
Seasons Hospice Foundation Chair
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Connecticut
1579 Straits Turnpike, Unit 1E, Middlebury, CT 06762
Office: 866-244-2199| Fax: 203-490-1150
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Honoring Life ~ Offering Hope
Berklee College of Music and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network will host the International Training Institute in Neurologic Music Therapy. Dr. Michael Thaut will lead the training with other guest presenters.
When: October 8 – October 11
Where: Berklee College of Music and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network campuses
For additional information: http://berklee.edu/musictherapyinstitute/training
Direct all questions to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
The Training includes:
- A drumming/percussion training for music therapists, by music therapists.
- Receive small group and individualized attention.
- Develop your skills on hand drums, frame drums, bass drums and auxiliary instruments.
- Learn traditional techniques and music from the cultures that created the instruments.
- Develop your own rhythmic acuity.
- Learn about research trends regarding percussion in music therapy.
- Apply concepts to your clinical work, regardless of your setting.
- Apply percussion skills to the four music therapy methods.
- Have fun playing music and sharing with other therapists!
Earlybird Registration $265.00
Music Therapy Student $145.00
On Site Registration $335.00
Discounts are available for MMTA members and music therapy students.
Mike Marcionetti, one of the Music Therapy Drumming Trainers, has set up a very unique opportunity for this training…a field trip. Cooperman drums, who amongst other products are one of the finest frame drum makers in the world, is within driving distance from the training. Mike and Bill Matney are planning to take a field trip to Cooperman either the 25th or the 29th. Cooperman has offered to open this field trip to any people taking the MTD training. They will also be providing us some frame drums to use for the training/for sale. More details to come…
* Music Therapy Drumming CMTE credits through approved provider P-101, Sarsen Publishing Continuing Education.
Friday, Feb. 7th, 6-9pm
200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT, University of Hartford
Alfred C. Fuller Music Center, Berkman Recital Hall
Free parking in Lot D
Join us for advocacy and connecting with other Connecticut music therapists!
Click the link above fore more info & registration.