in_harmonyIn Harmony: Strategies for Group Music Therapy

© 2015
Cathy Knoll, MA, MT-BC

Self-study e-course $15.00
Optional 20 CMTE credits $120.00

 In Harmony: Strategies for Group Music Therapy is a self-study e-course that challenges music therapists to raise the bar in their clinical practice by enhancing their skill in facilitating music therapy groups. Field-tested guidelines and strategies can be adapted to groups of different sizes in a variety of clinical settings. The In Harmony professional e-course covers these topics:

  • Introduction Making the case for music in group therapy
  • It Really Works! Principles of group music therapy
  • Where Do I Begin? Efficient and effective planning
  • Ready? Set? Go! Facilitating group music therapy sessions
  • Is Anyone Listening? Crowd control techniques
  • Help! Managing the paper chase

This content-rich, practical self-study e-course from your professional colleagues at MusicWorksPublications.com includes a pdf workbook and audio discussion for each chapter, allowing you to download to your own device, to study on your own schedule, to broaden and extend your skills and expertise, and to apply the concepts and strategies to your own unique clinical setting.

Optional CMTE Credits. Music therapists can receive 20 CMTE credits by submitting written assignments, the CMTE evaluation, and the CMTE fee of $120 – only $6 per credit hour (!)  You can take the e-course now and apply for CMTE credit now or anytime in the future. See the CMTE Information page for details.

Learning Objectives for In Harmony e-course

Learning Objective 1. Learner will explore basic group music therapy principles for planning effective initial and ongoing treatment strategies and interventions for groups. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: I. D. Treatment Planning 1-17.)

Learning Objective 2. Learner will explore options for structuring treatment that integrates the objectives of individuals into the overall group treatment plan in order to help individual participants achieve therapeutic goals while participating in group therapy. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: I. D. Treatment Planning 6, 10, 13, 14, 16.)

Learning Objective 3. Learner will explore strategies that set the occasion for individuals to maintain appropriate behavior and gain maximum benefit from group music therapy sessions. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: II. A. Implementation 1-5, and B. Safety 1-7.)

Learning Objective 4. Learner will explore options for documentation forms and methods that effectively and efficiently document group music therapy sessions. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: III. A. Documentation 1-7.)

Statement of Relationship with CBMT: The In Harmony e-course is approved by the Certification Board of Music Therapists (CBMT) for 20 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits (CMTE). MusicWorksPublications.com – CBMT Approved Provider #S-001 – maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. See the CMTE Information page for details.

Original © 1994, Revised 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015.

ISBN 978-0-9617272-6-0