Music Therapy With Children And Their Families

Author: Claire Flower
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846428012
Size: 55.68 MB
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In the past, music therapy work with children typically took place in special schools without the family being present. More recently, music therapy has become a widespread practice, and this book reflects the variety of settings within which music therapists are now working with children together with their families. The contributors are music therapists with experience of working with children and their families in a range of different environments, such as schools, hospices, psychiatric units, child development centres and in the community. They describe their approaches to family work with client groups including children with autism, learning disabled toddlers, adopted children and looked after teenagers. Their experiences demonstrate that involving the family in a child's music therapy can be beneficial for everyone, and that it is possible to address relationship issues within the family as part of the treatment. This book will provide useful insight into the growing area of music therapy with children and their families, and will be valuable for music therapy professionals and students, as well as other medical and teaching professionals who work with families.

Early Childhood Music Therapy And Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Petra Kern
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849052417
Size: 39.72 MB
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This edited book brings together renowned experts in music therapy and related fields to present current research, practical strategies, and policies useful for everyone interested in music as a tool to aid children on the autism spectrum. Case scenarios, examples and tip sheets further support the application of the knowledge-based content.

Music Therapy With Families

Author: Stine Lindahl Jacobsen
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784501050
Size: 23.83 MB
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This comprehensive book describes well-defined models of music therapy for working with families in different clinical areas, ranging from families with special needs children or dying family members through to families in psychiatric or paediatric hospital settings. International contributors explain the theoretical background and practice of their specific approach, including an overview of research and illustrative case examples. Particular emphasis is placed on connecting theory and clinical practice and on discussing the challenges and relevance of each model. This practical and theoretically anchored book will prove valuable for music therapists, students and researchers in the fast developing field of music therapy with families.

Music Therapy And Parent Infant Bonding

Author: Jane Edwards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199580510
Size: 24.25 MB
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Music Therapy and Parent Infant Bonding is the first title in the field of music therapy to explore the contribution that music therapy can make in the very early years, for instance in situations regarding adopted children, or in ameliorating the effects of maternal depression on the parent-infant relationship.

Music Therapy And Early Childhood

Author: Elizabeth Schwartz
Publisher: Barcelona Pub
ISBN: 9781891278532
Size: 29.83 MB
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A comprehensive guide to music therapy with young children, providing a detailed examination of development from birth to age five, with theoretical perspectives and extensive scales of developmental milestones. Information is compiled in nine different chronological periods, including benchmarks for physical, sensory, motor, cognitive, emotional/social, and language development. The book then synthesizes current research on musical development in young children and provides lists of musical behaviors as well as a presentation of the theories of musical development proposed by Briggs/Bruscia and Edwin Gordon.

Interactive Music Therapy A Positive Approach

Author: Amelia Oldfield
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846425288
Size: 10.17 MB
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In Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach, Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music. Describing the general benefits of this approach, the author also details its application for specific clinical groups including children with autistic spectrum disorders, relationship difficulties or physical disabilities. Individual chapters focus specifically on child development issues and in child and brief case studies throughout the text illustrate points of particular importance. This practical book will be of use to other clinicians and teachers working with children with a variety of needs, including children on the autism spectrum and children with learning disabilities. It is also of use to music therapy trainers, their students and academics whose interests include music therapy.

Music Therapy

Author: Betsey King Brunk
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN: 9781885477538
Size: 15.64 MB
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Music therapy is the use of music to address non-musical goals. More and more parents and professionals are finding that music can break down barriers for children with autism in areas such as cognition, communication, and socialization. While music therapists are experienced professionals who create unique interventions, many of the principles of music therapy can be implemented by other therapists, teachers, and parents - even by people who do not consider themselves musical! This book explains how to use the many elements of music to foster communication, and teaches you how to adapt music to meet a child's needs. Visual aids and already-written songs will get you started! Helpful sections include: Music Therapy Is A Qualified Music Therapist The Music in Music Therapy To Assist or Motivate Achieving Non-Musical Goals Music Captivates and Maintains Attention Music Structures Time Music Provides a Safe Place to Practice Social Skills Music Lets Children Control Their Environment Music Can Create or Emphasize a Routine

Music For Special Kids

Author: Pamela Ott
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 184905858X
Size: 15.37 MB
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This activity book shows how music can be an enjoyable way to enhance the development of children with special needs. Packed with inspiring tips, activities and song ideas, this resource will have everybody singing, clapping and playing along! It explains simple ways of using songs, instruments and games to connect with children of all abilities.