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2020 Neurologic Music Therapy

April 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

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What is Neurologic Music Therapy?

Neurologic Music Therapy is defined as the therapeutic application of music to cognitive, sensory, and motor function due to neurologic disease of the human nervous system. Neurologic Music Therapy is research-based. Its treatment techniques are based on the scientific knowledge in music perception and production and the effects thereof on nonmusical brain and behavior functions. Populations served by Neurologic Music Therapists include, but are not limited to: stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease, cerebral palsy, developmental disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and other neurological diseases affecting cognition, movement, and communication (e.g., MS, Muscular Dystrophy, etc).

About the Training

Institute (Basic) Training

This 4 day training  is open to allied professionals who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of neurologic music therapy (NMT) and music therapists interested in utilizing NMT methodology and techniques.

Training Dates: 8.30am Thursday 16 April to 12.30pm Sunday 19 April 2020
Training Venue:  Somerville House, Valmae Pidgeon Performing Arts Complex (VPAC), 17 Graham St, South Brisbane

Fellowship (Advanced) Training

Fellowship is a 1 day training event in which clinicians will share evidence of their NMT practice with facilitators and their peers. Fellowship is open to current Neurologic Music Therapists only. If your NMT status has lapsed, you will need to attend the Institute training again.

Training Date: Monday April 20th, 2020 / Tuesday April 21st, 2020
Training Venue: Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane


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