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Severe Disabilities Toolbox: Accessible Music for People with Very Limited Skills

© 2015
Cathy Knoll, MA, MT-BC

Self-study e-course $15.00
Optional: 10 CMTE credits $60.00

The Severe Disabilities Toolbox: Accessible Music for People with Very Limited Skills is a self-study e-course that guides music therapists in developing accessible music experiences for people with significant disabilities, including people who are minimally responsive. The workbook and audio discussion for the Severe Disabilities Toolbox cover seven topics:

  • Tune In! Developing meaningful relationships with individuals with severe disabilities
  • Focus! Providing top quality music therapy services
  • Make Music! Facilitating active participation in music making
  • Go Wild! Moving beyond the ordinary
  • Center Stage! Giving life focus and direction
  • Pick A Theme! Encouraging lifetime learning
  • Expand Horizons Looking into the community and beyond

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 10 CMTE credits by submitting written assignments, the CMTE evaluation, and the CMTE fee of only $60 – only $6 per credit hour! You can take the e-course now and apply for CMTE credit now or at anytime in the future. See the CMTE Information page for details.

Learning Objectives for Severe Disabilities Toolbox.

Learning Objective 1. Learner will sharpen skills of developing treatment strategies and structure treatment that meets the needs of individuals who are challenged with significant disabilities that severely limit their daily functioning. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains:  I. B. Assessment 1-15, C. Interpret Assessment Information and Communicate Results 1-5, D. Treatment Planning 1-16.)

Learning Objective 2. Implement treatment using music therapy strategies that are effective for individuals who are challenged with significant disabilities that severely limit their daily functioning.  (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains:  II. Treatment Implementation and Termination, A. Implementation 1-5, B. Safety 1-6.)

Statement of relationship to CBMT:  The Severe Disabilities Toolbox is approved by the Certification Board of Music Therapists (CBMT) for 10 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 © 2004. Revised © 2014, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, Revised © 2015.

ISBN 978-0-9617272-8-4