Neurological Music Therapy:Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/neurologicalmusictherapy.html
Collaborations with Speech-Language Pathologists
Best Practices for Adults & Adolescents, and Practitioner Self Care
Music, both motivating and enjoyable, can evoke a very basic human response which spans all degrees of ability/disability and all ages. By utilizing various Music Therapy techniques, the development of communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, can be enhanced.
In this workshop, through lecture, demonstration, and experiential learning, we will discuss:
The neurobiology of processing music.
How music is used in a therapeutic manner to accomplish non-musical goals.
Co-treating with Speech-Language Pathologists.
This workshop will help participants:
Become familiar with how music works to change the brain.
Aquire practical applications in working with the populations noted above.
Learn hands-on activities to apply to daily practice.
Videos, case examples, and experience with song writing for therapeutic purposes will be explored in an atmosphere of humor and fun! Cl