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Music Therapy Books
Peters' Music Therapy by
Publication Date: 2016-11-10
An introductory textbook divided in three parts. Part I defines music therapy and discusses the music therapist's education and training. Part II gives the historical background for music therapy, the perspective of the use of music in healing practices from ancient times to the present. Part III begins with a discussion of general guidelines for using music in therapy, followed by specific examples of music therapy clinical practices with various client populations. The final section concludes with an overview of several approaches to music therapy practice and a discussion of the importance of research for the practicing clinician.
Introduction to Music Therapy Practice by
Publication Date: 2018
An overview of music therapy clinical practice in the 21st century, structured around the ways music therapists engage clients in music experiences - re-creating, composing, improvising and active listening. The text includes forty-eight case illustrations from twenty-nine clinicians practicing with diverse client populations. These cases demonstrate how the music therapist adapts the method to meet the unique needs and interests of clients. The benefits of these methods are outlined, and representative research is provided to support clinical applications.
Music Therapy: Research and Evidence-Based Practice by
Publication Date: 2017-09-28
An overview of the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions in health care. This resource provides a concise, useful overview of the profession of music therapy, including a description of each of the research-support practices that occur in the settings where music therapists most commonly work. Features a wealth of information on music therapy and its relevance in education settings, mental health treatment, medical treatment and rehabilitation, hospice and palliative care, gerontology, and wellness. Includes a chapter on current trends and future directions in music therapy.
Music for Special Kids by
Publication Date: 2011-08-15
Music is a powerful means of engaging children with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down's Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. This music activity book shows how music can be an effective and enjoyable way to enhance the education and development of children with special needs. It explains simple and fun ways of using songs, instruments and musical games to connect with children of all levels of ability, and includes helpful rhythm worksheets and sheet music. There is a wide range of suggestions for songs and activities that encourage communication, increase self-esteem, stimulate fine and gross motor skills and motor coordination, and promote relaxation.
Databases to Locate Scholarly Articles
Includes access to several music therapy journals.
Music therapy is a multidisciplinary subject and addresses music's behavioral, cognitive and emotional impact on individuals so some research can be found in psychology journals.
Education Full Text
Articles on music therapy as it relates to teaching and learning.
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