lets_talkLet’s Talk: Music Therapy Strategies to Facilitate Communication
© 2015
Cathy Knoll, MA, MT-BC

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

Let’s Talk: Music Therapy Strategies to Facilitate Communication is popular and practical self-study  e-course with hundreds of time-proven interventions, strategies, and music applications that enhance communication skills leading to more independence, appropriate expression of needs and emotions, purposeful interaction with others, and increased feeling of self-worth. The practical e-course is for therapists working with people of all ages across the spectrum of ability and disability, including individuals with significant communication deficits. Let’s Talk covers these topics:

  • Why Do We Communicate?
  • How Does a Person Communicate Effectively?
  • How Can Music Therapy Make a Difference?
  • What Are Some Effective Techniques and Strategies?
  • How Can We Make This Fun?
  • What About Teens and Adults?
  • What About People with Severe Communication Deficits?

This content-rich, practical self-study e-course from your professional olleagues 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.

Earn inexpensive, approved CMTE credits. Music therapists can receive 20 CMTE credits by submitting written assignments, the CMTE evaluation, and the CMTE fee of only $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 Let’s Talk:

Learning Objective 1. Learner will develop skills in assessing and interpreting the assessment information for individuals with language and communication deficits. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: I. B. Assessment and I. C. Interpret Assessment Information and Communicate Results.)

Learning Objective 2. Learner will develop skills in planning treatment strategies and structuring treatment that meets the needs of individuals with language and communication deficits. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: I. D. Treatment Planning.)

Learning Objective 3. Learner will develop skills in implementing treatment using music therapy strategies and interventions that are effective for individuals with language and communication deficits. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains: II. A. Implementation.)

Statement of Relationship to CBMT: Let’s Talk 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.

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ISBN 978-0-9617272-3-9