E-Course: Personalized Music Listening & Music Therapy
Cost: $125 - includes 3 CMTE credits. Regular discounted price for members is $75 - includes 3 CMTE credits.
Participants in this AMTA E-course, Personalized Music Listening and Music Therapy: Ready Access to Favorite Tunes, will learn in general about personalized music listening for people in care facilities and specifically about several Music & Memory programs facilitated by board certified music therapists. The e-course includes information about research demonstrating the value of preferred music listening programs as well as cautions and safe procedures. The MT-BCs teaching this AMTA E-course share information about programs they have facilitated, and they provide guidelines for creating a personalized music listening program and for working with a Music & Memory certified facility. Participants in this e-course will learn information and creative ideas for board certified music therapists to use when developing programs to help people in care facilities gain ready access to their best-loved tunes.
- Objective #1. Referring to the “Guidance for Music Listening Programs” FAQ sheet, list at least five options for obtaining information about each client’s preferences for leisure time music listening from available resources, e.g., client, caregiver, documentation, family members, other professionals, treatment team members. (CBMT Board Certification Domain I. B. 2. and 1. B. 4. i.)
- Objective #2. After viewing the “Music & Memory Primer for Music Therapists” slideshow, list at least 5 ways Board Certified Music Therapists have worked with clients, families, and caregivers to design a workable leisure-time music listening program individualized specifically for that person. (CBMT Board Certification Domains I. D. 1, 2, 3, 4,)
- Objective #3. After selecting and reading two articles from the bibliography in the e-course workbook, list 3 points made in each article relating to effective processes for selecting music meeting each client’s music preferences, for selecting appropriate technology, or for addressing other logistical details that may be required for an effective individualized music listening program. (CBMT Board Certification Domains 1. D. 9, 11, 12.)
Downloading the Workbook:
Once you have purchased this item after logging into your AMTA online account, you will need to download the e-course workbook. Go My Account>My Transactions>My Downloadable Products and click on the item to open it. Then save the workbook (a .pdf file) to your local computer. (Note: If you have trouble with the download in your particular browser, please try a different browser if you are able. Or, you may email the AMTA office and we will be happy to email the workbook to you.) The workbook will provide all instructions for taking the course and include the link to the audio files. You will be able to re-download the workbook in your online account for a period of 12 months after the purchase date. To obtain CMTE credits after taking the course, follow instructions given in the downloadable workbook.
Note: The cost of each e-course purchase entitles one individual to participate in and complete the e-course for CMTE credit. If a course is being purchased for multiple individuals, it must be purchased separately for each participant. Please email the national office if you are purchasing a course for someone other than yourself so credit can be applied to that person's record.