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How to Be an Intern in a Pandemic

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern First of all… take a deep breath. Completing your Music Therapy internship can be overwhelming and scary, especially when you throw in a major historical event altering all reality in the mix! As students, we have all worked extremely hard...

Striving to Do More and Do Better

Resounding Joy and MusicWorx are devastated by the murder of George Floyd, the most recent victim of a long history of violence against Black Americans, violence perpetuated by systemic racism. We stand against racism and injustice, and acknowledge the trauma inflicted on people of color....

Music Isn’t Scary!

By Amanda Mears, MusicWorx Intern Have you ever seen a musician perform and think, “I wish I could do that, but I’m not that talented!” Or, music therapists, have you heard people tell you that they’d love to play an instrument or sing, but they...

Making Songs Never Felt So Write

By Alicia Coleman, MusicWorx Intern For the completion of my internship, I wanted to develop a special project that focused on songwriting and recording... something that I was passionate about, something that got me excited, and something that I wouldn’t mind plugging away at for...

Coping with Mass Trauma

Effective Strategies for Handling Physical Distancing By Brian Locascio, MusicWorx Intern Our lives have changed substantially within a period of months. In addition to this natural stressor, our nation does not currently have the necessary amounts of PPE required to handle the current threat to...

Virtual Music Therapy Conference

Important Dates April 13 Deadline for Presentation Submissions April 26 Deadline for Registration April 27 - May 15 Conference Sessions Learn More Barbara Reuer envisioned the Music Therapy and Wellness Hub as a way to educate and empower music therapy students, interns, and professions from...

The Battle of Fearlessness

By Katherine Moore, MusicWorx Intern Sound off... one, two! Ever since junior year of my undergraduate studies, I have had a great interest in working with active duty military and veterans through music therapy. Throughout my time in college, this interest became a running joke...

Special Statement on COVID-19

To Our Wonderful Facilities, Families, and Patients, Nothing is more important to us than the safety of the individuals, facilities, and community that we serve. With the recent news about COVID-19 diagnoses in California and across the country, we are writing to reassure you that...

I’m Shook!

By Brian Locascio, MusicWorx Intern Colloquialisms from Meme Culture for Child-Adolescent Populations As time changes, words adapt and take on a multitude of meanings. In this same vein, new words are developed through various cultures and sub-groups within society. One of the biggest changes within...