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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
On campus delivery only. Please note this subject is not offered externally or via distance education.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour practical class per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
|Prerequisites:||Available to MMusThrp students only.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorProf Denise Grocke
Faculty of Music
Phone: +61 3 8344 5256
Fax: +61 3 8344 5346
Online enquiry: http://music-unimelb.custhelp.com/
|Subject Overview:||This subject will develop skills in receptive methods of music therapy. Lectures will address the use of recorded songs and instrumental music for work with child and adult clients. Skills will be developed in the selection of appropriate music as well as the ability to process verbal responses with clients. Topics will include song reminiscence; collage; relaxation methods; group music and imagery; and the Bonny Method of GIM in dyads.|
On completion of this subject, students should have:
|Assessment:||Two 1,500-word written assignments, due mid-semester and end of semester (30% each); an end-of-semester practical test (40%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||DE Grocke & T Wigram, Receptive Methods in Music Therapy. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006. |
KE Bruscia, Improvisational Models of Music Therapy. Chas Thomas, 1987.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Music Therapy |
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