Music Therapy Course

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What Will You Learn?

Whether you are interested in music therapy services yourself or know someone who is planning to visit a music therapist and want to understand what is involved then this course is a great platform to build your knowledge.

This fascinating course begins by giving an in-depth explanation of what music therapy is, what music therapists do and how they do it. This also includes how it is used, and who and what it can help people with (such as aiding those with depression, anxiety, dementia, insomnia and autism, to name but a few), as well as giving a brief history of the practice. Here students are guided through an exercise that with help them to understand what it is like for a client undergoing music therapy; giving a practical, first-hand experience.

The Music Therapy Course jumps straight into guiding students through the various models of music therapy and the different approaches that people in the profession take. This shows the breadth of what music therapy can treat by utilising varying techniques, depending on the client and their condition. As music therapy has deep historical roots, the module goes on to discuss the contemporary frameworks and the different types of music used in order to treat various conditions.

This type of treatment is less rigid than some and it is the job of the music therapist to adapt to individual clients and what they respond to, this module discusses the importance of flexibility in this role. Also discussed here is songwriting, and how this can be useful. You will be given sample activities to try out and shown how to use improvisation in music therapy.

You will discover the different mental health and behavioural issues that music therapy can be used to treat, the course lists the advantages of using this therapy for treatment.

As previously mentioned, music therapy and sound therapy have been around for a very long time. This said, there is still a lot of current research going on in this area. The course talks about the use of music therapy in the relief of pain and the research that has taken place in this area.

The Music Therapy Course provides a small summary of each module and provides some next steps that students can take on this therapy journey.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What Does 'Music Therapy' Mean?
  • Part 2: Listening Exercise
  • Part 3: A Short History of Music Therapy
  • Part 4: What is Music Therapy Used for Today?
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: 1-2-1 Music Therapy
  • Part 2: Kinds of Music Therapy
  • Part 3: Contemporary Frameworks of Music Therapy
  • Part 4: What Kind of Music can be used for Therapy?
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Music Does Not Have to Be Rigid
  • Part 2: What to Do When Clients Don’t Respond
  • Part 3: Song Writing and Methods
  • Part 4: How to Know That Song Writing Is Working with Your Clients?
  • Part 5: Improvisation
  • Part 6: Music Therapy Group Improvisations
  • Part 7: Why Improvisation?
  • Part 8: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Why is Music Therapy a Good Idea?
  • Part 2: What Kinds of Mental Health Issues can be Treated?
  • Part 3: Other Behavioural Issues
  • Part 4: Music Therapy for Behavioural Issues
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: An Overview of Autism
  • Part 2: How to Use Music Therapy for Patients with Autism
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Why Is Research in this Area Important?
  • Part 2: Some Outstanding Research
  • Part 3: Future of Music Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Music Therapy for Pain Relief
  • Part 2: Success Stories for Pain Relief
  • Part 3: Existing Research
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Music Therapy for People with Learning Disabilities
  • Part 3: Music Therapy for Dementia
  • Part 4: Music Therapy and Neuro-Disability
  • Part 5: Music Therapy for people on the Autism Spectrum
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: What We Learnt
  • Part 2: Next Steps
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course is ideal for those who are interested in a career in music therapy but are unsure whether to commit their time and finances to a full Music Therapist Qualification. It will be of particular interest to musicians considering music therapy as a full-time career or as an addition to other commitments. Therapists, psychologists, teachers, counsellors, coaches, carers, nurses, and social workers will all benefit from what the course offers, providing they have a background in music.

The Music Therapy Course is also a useful source of information for those who are planning to see a music therapist, or knows someone who does, and would like to understand more about it.

Music Therapy as a Career

To work as a registered Music Therapist in the UK, you must complete a MA training course validated by the HCPC and obtain state registration with the HCPC.

Accreditations

The Music Therapy Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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