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This very short PPT presentation about music therapy was presented on June 11, 2010 to a group of Day Program staff and administrators. Please feel free to redistribute it for non-commercial purposes as long as you credit original authorship to John Lawrence MMT, MTA (jlmt@telus.net)

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Recreation therapy assoc_pres

  1. 1. The Music of our Lives: Music Therapy
  2. 2. Endearing Nicknames :-( <ul><li>“ The Music Man” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Music al Therapist” </li></ul><ul><li>The “Entertainer” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Music Teacher” </li></ul><ul><li>The “Performer” </li></ul><ul><li>Anything but my own name </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Music Therapy? <ul><li>Effective treatment modality </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes goals and objectives to measure treatment outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Client-based </li></ul><ul><li>Involves lengthy education/internship </li></ul><ul><li>Professional practice/Code of ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Much more than entertainment </li></ul>
  4. 4. What can it do? <ul><li>Almost universal usage (Few reject)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Alzheimer's type dementia/Dementia </li></ul><ul><li>Parkinson's </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Socialization/Isolation </li></ul><ul><li>End-of-life </li></ul><ul><li>Pain reduction </li></ul>
  5. 5. Case Study #1 <ul><li>An lady of East Indian heritage/birth wanders continuously w/no STM </li></ul><ul><li>Asks questions like, “ Why am I here? ”, “ Have I been sold as a slave? ” </li></ul><ul><li>When engaged, can be socially appropriate w/few signs of stress/anxiety </li></ul>
  6. 6. Case Study #2 <ul><li>Former professional musician </li></ul><ul><li>Tends to isolate himself in room due to low vision/health status </li></ul><ul><li>Seldom verbally responsive </li></ul><ul><li>Responsive to music listening and discussion (limited to yes/no) about musical activities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cost Considerations <ul><li>Approx. $40.00 - $75.00/hour </li></ul><ul><li>Applicable to groups and/or individual treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Funded through facility budget </li></ul><ul><li>Client – well-being, improve/maintain health status, increased engagement, leisure act. </li></ul><ul><li>Unexpected benefit – employee well-being and enjoyment </li></ul>
  8. 8. Questions?
  9. 9. Contact Information <ul><li>I can be reached in a number of ways </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul><ul><li>(780) 288-1390 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: </li></ul><ul><li>JLisaMT </li></ul>
  10. 10. Internet Resources <ul><li>Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.musictherapy.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Music Therapy Association of Alberta (MTAA)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.musictherapyalberta.com </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>Online Conference for Music Therapy (OCMT2011)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>http://onlineconference4mt.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook (OCMT2011) or Twitter #OCMT2011 </li></ul>

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