Populations

Photo credit: MGDboston from morguefile.comThe 2013 AMTA Member Survey & Workforce Analysis reports that 12% of their members work within the medical/surgical population. This turns out to be the third most popular population you will find a music therapist working. How is music therapy being used with hospitalized patients and what kind of results take […]

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Music is ubiquitous among all cultures, ages, and populations, making music therapy a particularly useful tool in a very broad range of settings. Music therapists can practice in schools, hospitals, even prisons, and can provide benefits to the very young, the very old, and everyone in between. Just as music can provide support in the […]

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A board certified music therapist can work across developmental domains, ages, and settings. This diversity is one of the unique features of our field. It also makes it very hard to teach everything during the education and clinical training portion of a music therapist’s career. In fact, it’s very common for a music therapist to […]

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This month we welcome special guest CJ Shiloh to the Music Therapy Round Table podcast. Ms. CJ, as her piano students call her, runs the blog The Musical Autist, where she shares her thoughts and ideas on Neurodiversity and her vision to give all people with special needs equal access to the fine arts. It’s […]

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As music therapists, we work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, prisons, nursing homes, and mental health facilities, just to name a few. Each setting and population poses its own challenges, and that can include staying safe while on the job. In episode 31 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we discuss […]

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Episode 13: Music Therapy in Early Childhood

by MTRT on February 14, 2011

This is a very special episode, because it marks the official one-year anniversary of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast! Our first episode debuted in February of 2010, and we hope to celebrate many more birthdays in the future. Thank you for listening and continuing to provide helpful feedback. Our topic this month is early […]

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