Health & Complementary Therapies

Music Therapy Course

9 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What You'll Learn from the Music Therapy Course

Whether you wish to establish a business providing music therapy services yourself, know someone who is planning to visit a music therapist and want understand what is involved, or are a musician who wishes to move into the therapy industry, the Music Therapy Course is for you.

Although very briefly explained above, the materials in the Music Therapy Course begins by giving an in-depth explain 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...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 What is Music Therapy?
  • 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: What You Will Learn in This Course?
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 Models of and Approaches to Music Therapy
  • 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
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 Some Interventions for Music Therapy
  • 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
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 Music Therapy for Mental Health
  • 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
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 Music Therapy for Autistic Children
  • Part 1: An Overview of Autism
  • Part 2: How to Use Music Therapy for Autistic Patients?
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 Research in Music Therapy
  • Part 1: Why Is Research in this Area Important?
  • Part 2: Some Outstanding Research
  • Part 3: Future of Music Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 Music Therapy and General Medicine
  • Part 1: Music Therapy for Pain Relief
  • Part 2: Success Stories for Pain Relief
  • Part 3: Existing Research
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 Real Life Experiences and Cases
  • 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
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Course Overview
  • Part 1: What We Learnt
  • Part 2: Next Steps

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Music Therapy Course is ideal for those who are interested in a career in music therapy, but are unsure if they want to commit themselves to financially and time-wise to a full Music Therapist qualification.

It is an excellent starting point for those who wish to start their own business in providing music therapy services to clients. It is also a useful source of information for those who are planning to see a music therapist themselves, or knows someone already who is, and would like to understand more about this area.

The course will be of particular interest to musicians who want to are interested in beginning a rewarding career in music therapy or even working in this area alongside other commitments. Therapists, psychologists, teachers, counsellors, coaches, carers, nurses, and social workers will also all benefit from this course, providing they have a background in music.

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 course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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