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Merchandise Details
E-Course: Music Therapy & Dementia: Protocols for Managing Problem Behaviors
Member Price$100.00
Non-Member Price$150.00
Merchandise Description

Cost: $150 - includes 5 CMTE credits. Current members, $100 - includes 5 CMTE credits. Current Student and Grad Student members, $50. NOTE: To receive the Student/Grad member price, make sure to log in with your email address and password first, then select the appropriate item next to "Merchandise Rates" before adding to your shopping cart.

This e-course with Alicia Clair includes detailed descriptions of behavior issues, theoretical framework, and operating principles for music therapy interventions, as well as step-by-step details about music therapy protocols to facilitate predictable outcomes when addressing problem behaviors resulting from dementia.

Participants listen to the audio discussion at their leisure. If they choose to earn 5 CMTE credits from AMTA, a CBMT Approved Provider, participants simply need to submit a CMTE Evaluation after listening to the audio. Includes 5 CMTE credits for music therapy professionals. AMTA is a pre-approved provider (#P-051) with CBMT and maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. E-course publish date: January 2013.

Learning Objectives: 

1. E-course participants will learn techniques for effectively observing the individual with dementia in music and non-music setting and to otherwise obtain information necessary for developing effective music therapy protocols. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains I. B. 1, 2, 3, 4.)  2. E-course participants will learn techniques for identifying the individual’s musical preferences as well as their responses to different styles of music and different musical elements. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: I. B. 13, a, b, c, d.)  3. E-course participants will learn protocols for developing a therapeutic relationship with individuals with dementia and for providing music therapy experiences to address the individual’s needs. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: II. A. 1, 2.)  4. E-course participants will learn protocols for using music to achieve therapeutic goals. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: II. A. 5.)

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 listening 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.


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