- with neurologically impaired clients, in group residential and/or outpatient settings
- as a template for other music-centered wellness groups in a neurologic rehabilitation facility
- for easy adaptation in group sessions to meet the needs of unique clients
What’s Inside This Toolbox
- 146 single-sided pages
- 50 digital files for colorful handouts, including songs, articles, books, CD titles
- 20 easy-to-read, detailed sessions
- 5 diverse topic sections
- 3 audio files
- 1 user-friendly CD
- foreword by a client with traumatic brain injury
- music-and-neurologic rehabilitation information
- program-development resources, including regional and national associations, session templates, and in-service presentation ideas
- testimonials by treatment team members
- What Is Neurological Rehabilitation?
- Music and Neurology
- Staff Education and Training
- Ideas For Collaborative Services
Active Music Making
- Session 1: Drumming
- Session 2: Tone Chimes
- Session 3: Group Singing
- Session 4: Kalimba Magic
Songwriting / Lyric Analysis
- Session 5: Group Songwriting
- Session 6: Individualized Songwriting Within the Group Dynamic
- Session 7: Exploring Expression of Neurologic Rehabilitation in
Traumatic Brain Injury
- Session 8: The Blues
Relaxation to Music
- Session 9: Toning Through the Elements
- Session 10: Sounds of Our Surroundings
- Session 11: Music Making for Relaxation
- Session 12: Reflecting Through Life Stages
Music and Movement
- Session 13: A Hawaiian Hula Hukilau
- Session 14: A Myriad of Music and Movement
- Session 15: Boomwhacker Bliss
- Session 16: Beamz Away!
- Session 17: Beatles Mania
- Session 18: Creative Arts to Music
- Session 19: Neurologic Music Therapy Session
- Session 20: Exploring Our Planet Through World Music
- Testimonials from Treatment Team Members
- In Partnership with
References to items on the Board Certification Domains are based on the Practice Analysis Study of 2014. Those registered for the MusicWorx Toolbox course Group Music Therapy Interventions Working in Neurologic Rehabilitation will develop or improve their abilities to help others express themselves through active music-making, writing songs, and analyzing lyrics. Participants will learn these skills for group settings and individual work.
The MusicWorx Toolbox course Group Music Therapy Interventions Working in Neurologic Rehabilitation addresses these specific competencies in the current Board Certification Domains:
Learning Objective 1
Explain how to implement country– and culture–specific music therapeutically into sessions.
Learning Objective 2
Describe three possible client benefits of participating in an active music–making intervention.
Learning Objective 3
Explain specific reasons for incorporating NMT techniques in music therapy sessions.
Learning Objective 4
Compose a blues song to facilitate group blues songwriting.