Project Management Leadership
Dr. Eric Braime
January 19, 2015
Music therapy profession is very young and small in size. It is designed to treat a variety of clinical populations and has established a diverse research base. However, the profession originated working with persons diagnosed with mental illnesses; there is a considerable lack of quantitative research concerning the effects of music therapy with this population. The therapy clinicians and researchers have reported strive on a daily basis to obtain positive results from the various patients that they encounter. Explorations will be stated and displayed along with various examples of how Music therapy works and interacts throughout this collaboration.
In exploring the music world theory, the question is asked. What makes music as therapy? Project distinct is not its structure; there are certain parameters, values and principles of good practice. Historically people have come to associate the phrase “Music as Therapy project”. Music therapists are uniquely qualified to address the array of needs posed in clinical care. Several are the skills, knowledge, and experience encompassed in music therapy education and how those elements address areas of clinical need (Developmental, Rehabilitative, Medical, Preventive, Wellness, Education, Mental Health). Therefore, it is proposed that a music therapy Scope of Practice be generated through a collaborative effort involving representatives from the state of North Carolina. Activities have been wider than this for many years now and are set to become broader in the near future with the launch of Music as Therapy. Upon initiation, Every Music as Therapy project will always contain an element of training or skill-sharing and critical to this is ongoing support for Local Partners who are developing new skills. Willingness to explore innovative practice...