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This subject will provide information about applications of music therapy with child clients. Lecture topics will include a range of disabilities and diagnoses typically found in working with children and young people in special education, hospital and community settings. The theory of music therapy approaches with these client groups will be provided, as well as research findings in relation to this work. Appropriate music therapy methods will be discussed in context of current practice.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate extensive knowledge of music therapy research with child clients;
- Critically appraise therapeutic approaches relative to the health and eduction needs of child clients;
- Design music therapy programs for child clients based on analysis of assessment information.
On completion of this subject students should have:
- Skills in accessing current research from international databases, web sites, journals and texts;
- The ability to analyse and critique literature;
- High level academic writing skills.
Last updated: 29 October 2019