Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Blended Learning Delivery - intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester. Dates to be advised.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: On Campus Delivery - One 3-hour practical class per week. Blended learning delivery - 36 hours as part of intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester. |
Total Time Commitment:
A total of 120 hours (including non-contact time).
Available to MMusThrp students only
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Jason Kenner
This subject will develop skills in facilitating group music therapy. Lectures will focus on developing an understanding of group dynamics in the therapeutic context using practical experiences of group improvisation. Skills in the analysis of the musical material of groups will be taught using tools identified in the literature. Students will learn to identify structured and dynamic group interventions, based on assessed client needs. Group song writing will be taught, based on skills learned in individual song writing. Skills in working towards performances with clients will be covered.
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
2,500-word written assignments due mid-semester; Mid semester (50%)
Practical performance of 8-10 minutes (submitted as a video recording), with accompanying reflective journal of 1,500 words; End-of-semester examination period (50%)
100% attendance is expected. Less than 80% attendance at classes will result in a fail; Throughout semester (hurdle)
Gardstron, S.C. (2007). Music Therapy Improvisation for Groups: Essential Leadership Competencies. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have:
Master of Music Therapy |
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