School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Music Therapy Theory and Practice 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 100912.4

Discipline: MUSIC

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

100910 Music Therapy Method

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1650 Master of Creative Music Therapy.

About this Unit
This unit focuses on the delivery of music therapy to infants, children and adolescents with various approaches and settings being explored across the semester. There is an emphasis on the eclectic music therapy approach and how current psychotherapy approaches, practice approaches and music therapy approaches can be successfully combined to meet the therapeutic needs of the music therapy participant/s. An introduction to music therapy research, with particular attention to writing a literature review, is included. The Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) standards of practice are overviewed and explored through active group work. In addition, musical analysis, teamwork approaches, creative arts therapy models and group work in music therapy are also explored.

1650.1Master of Creative Music TherapyCONTINUING
1650.2Master of Creative Music TherapyCURRENT

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