An Introduction to Music Therapy Techniques in Neuro-disability

19 Oct 2017 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, SW15 3SW

This is a continuing professional development event primarily for music therapists and music therapy students.

 The one day course, which has a practical emphasis, consists of workshops on specific music therapy techniques used in neuro-disability, including neurologic music therapy.

There is emphasis on joint working with other disciplines. There will be space for hands on trialling of the techniques, inclusion of case studies as well as time for discussion. There will be opportunity to attend 3 workshops on the following topics:

Music Therapy Techniques with Adults in Disorders of Consciousness:
A practical workshop on music therapy techniques and clinical considerations about sensory environment when working with adults in a disorder of consciousness, including reference to MATADOC (Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in disorders of Consciousness),
Neurologic Music Therapy workshop (NMT):
An outline of the techniques used in neurologic music therapy covering areas of cognition, sensorimotor and speech and language with practical examples.
A practical workshop covering a variety of techniques including song choice, song singing, song parody, song creation and relaxation.

Cost £100, student rate £65 (limited availability)

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For more information, please call 020 8780 4500 ext 5140 or email