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U. The Complete Picture: Trauma-Informed Care in Music Therapy for Hospitalized Children
(Event: 2021 AMTA Conference)

Oct 17, 2021 1:00 pm - Oct 17, 2021 4:00 pm
Session Type: Additional Course
Track: .


Awareness surrounding trauma-informed care in music therapy has significantly increased within the last few years, though not much is reported about trauma-informed care in hospitalized children. Music therapy can play a vital role in a child’s experience and providing care from trauma-aware perspective can help both during and following hospitalization. Detail current literature around trauma-informed care, trauma in hospitalized children, trauma in music therapy, and provide application development opportunities. 

Presenter(s): Sara Langenberger, MT-BC 

3 CMTE-credit course

This course is eligible for LCAT CE Contact Hours (the same number of CMTE credit hours specified above) for continuing education for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists (LCATs) in New York State. AMTA is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0055.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objective #1: Identify the 6 principles of trauma-informed care. (CBMT Domain V. A. 2. Integrate current research and literature in music therapy and related disciplines.)
Learning Objective #2: Identify signs and symptoms of PTSD and distress in hospitalized children (CBMT Domain II. B. 4. l. Identify client’s stressors related to present status, including trauma.)
Learning Objective #3: Define at least 2 trauma-informed interventions or practices (CBMT Domain III. A. 2. C. Provide individualized music therapy experiences to address client’s abuse and trauma.)

Schedule TBA



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