Jun 19, 2021  
2015 - 2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015 - 2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 647 - Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy

Credits: (1)
Instructional Method: Lab
Prerequisites: Graduate Level Standing in the MS in Music with a concentration in music therapy program or by permission of instructor.
This course is being designed to meet the Advanced Competencies for music therapists as outlined by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students will actively participate in the development of and implementation of techniques and strategies for clinical improvisation as it relates to clients with diverse backgrounds and clinical needs. Topics addressed will include theories of improvisation, cultural competence within the therapeutic relationship, and music skills and techniques for the design and implementation of clinically based improvisation experiences on both pitched and non-pitched instruments as well as voice.



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