Programmes

 

1. Music Therapy Supportive Service (Group) for Elementary School/Primary School

Service Target:  Student (age 6-12)

Objectives:                
The therapist will carefully use music/group activities and other music elements

  • to increase self-esteem/self-worth

  • to establish teamwork

  • to improve communications

  • to improve motor and gross motor development

  • to create a positive self-image and maintain positive thinking

  • to learn the appropriate ways to express emotions

  • to increase attention span and patien

 

Setting:  Group (10 to 15 students)*

Suggest period:  10-12 lessons    

Duration: about 35-45 minutes (maximum)

 

* Each group member will be at a similar form at the group. Therefore, the ideal group setting can be divided into two groups (grade 1-3/grade 4-6). Participants do not need to have any music background to participant in this group.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Music Therapy Supportive Service (Group) for Secondary/High School

 

I. My Life, My Music

 

Service Target:  Student (age 13-18) 

Objectives:

During puberty, teenagers often face many uncertainties and trying to establish their own image in their living environment; therefore, providing good guidelines and support will benefit their lives in a long run. Through the carefully use of music making, composing, performing, and other creative activities, the instructor will support participants to develop optimistic mentality, establish positive self-image, increase confidence, increase their awareness of others and acknowledge their own identity, inspire healthy life style, and enrich personal growth.

 

Setting:  Group (15 to 30 students)*

Suggested period: 6 lessons   

Duration:  about 35-45 minutes

 

II. Music Therapy and End-of-Life

 

Service Target:  Student (age 13-18)

Objectives:

Death may not be a topic that we usually meditate on especially when the advance medical technology can provide a better quality of life; however, everyone will face death one day. Through the instructor (music therapist)’s clinical experience and personal experience, the participants will

  • learn about the limitation of our lives, reflect the meaning of life, and develop an optimistic attitude and personal growth

  • re-examine their personal directions, values, dignity

  • learn why use music as a “medicine” at the end-of-life environment,

  • learn how to use music as a medium to understand ourselves better and improve the communication between peers when facing the loss of a loved ones 

 

Setting:  Group (15 to 30 students)*

Suggested period: 8 lessons   

Duration:  about 35-45 minutes 

 

*Each group member will be at a similar form at the group. Therefore, the ideal group setting can be divided into three groups (F1-2/F3-4/F5-DSE). Participants do not need to have any music background to participant in this group.  

 

3. Music Therapy Parents Support Service

Service Target: Parents of children with disability

Objectives:

Through the use of the music therapy support group, music therapist will assist parents with their emotional expressions as well as maintain adequate parent-child relationship, improve their bonding through the creative use of music and its elements. In addition, through listening from other parents with the similar background, it provides the sense of empathy and expands their supportive network. 

 

Setting: group (10-15 participants)*

Duration: 45 minutes (per meeting)

 

4. I Music Therapy Workshop for Parents

Service Target: Parents  

Objectives:

Through the use of music elements, participants will understand why music therapy can be a pleasant access for school settings and how it benefits children with various problems (e.g. autism, ADHD, ADD, etc.) and how it assists children’ academic performance and EQ development.

 

Setting: 10 to 20 people*

Duration: approximately 1.5 hours

 

4. II Music Therapy Workshop for Teachers

Service Target: Teachers  

Objectives:

Through the use of music elements, participants will understand why music therapy can be a pleasant access for school settings and how it benefits children with various problems (e.g. autism, ADHD, ADD, etc.) and how it assists children’ academic performance and EQ development.

 

Setting: 10 to 20 people*

Duration: approximately 1.5 hours

 

* This workshop can be provided for elementary/secondary school teachers training or as part of staff developmental day programs. 

 

5. Individual Session

Service target: Children, Teenagers, and Adults

Objectives: 

Individual music therapy sessions are created for individuals of all ages and ability.

Music experiences are designed and implemented by Board Certified/ Registered /Accredited Music Therapists to improve an individual’s quality of life and to address unique therapeutic goals and needs.

 

Each session is tailored to the needs and strengths of each student. By participating at the session together, the therapist and individual form a therapeutic relationship in which communication and trust are established. Music therapy sessions may include:

  • Singing and active music making with a variety of instruments

  • Movement to music

  • Song writing and lyric analysis

  • Adapted lessons on piano, guitar, or other instruments

 

Duration: 30-45 minutes per session

 

* In order to provide the maximum benefit and growth opportunities, every music therapy session is different because the therapist responds in a unique way to the person’s needs and creative direction.

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