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music therapy

Music Therapy Workshop

MUSIC THERAPY WORKSHOP DETAILS

Music Therapy is the systematic and evidence-based use of music to achieve individualised therapeutic outcomes within the context of a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional (American Music Therapy Association).

It is an emerging allied health profession in Singapore.

This seminar will introduce you to the reasons why music therapy exists, who may benefit from it, how it looks/sounds like, how it is like to work with a music therapist, and the training requirements to become a music therapist.

MUSIC THERAPY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Music Therapy is an effective way to improve cognitive function in people with Dementia. Click here to read about how it has successfully lessened the impact of individuals with Alzheimer’s and other Dementias.

Music Therapy has also proven to be effective in special education for students with various types of special needs such as Autism and more.

Click here to find out how it benefits special needs children.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Allied health professionals, special needs educators, parents of children with developmental / learning needs, and anyone with interest in using music to help.
  • Caregivers caring for a special needs family member/client.

CONTENT OUTLINE:

  • Introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • Music Therapy Definitions, Misconceptions, Foundations
  • Wide applications of Music Therapy with selected client populations
  • Music therapy in Singapore

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Personalized certificate of attendance

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Ng Wang Feng is a Board-Certified Music Therapist. She graduated with a Master of Music Therapy from Temple University (Philadelphia, USA) in 2005. In her training and subsequent work appointments, she has worked with various client populations in Singapore and in the United States, including adult and geri-psychiatrics, geriatrics, cancer survivors, individuals with developmental needs, orthopaedic impairments, and brain injury, as well as at-risk youth. She was also the founding President of the Association for Music Therapy (Singapore) and is a professional member of the American Music Therapy Association. She has published two articles in the online journal Voices: World Forum for Music Therapy.

Training Fees

Fees and Charges  
Training $220.00
Registration Fee$10.00
Total before GST $230.00
GST (7%) $16.10
Total after GST $246.10

ACC Member Fees and Charges  
Training $170.00
Total after GST $181.90

We do not accept Cash over the counter. You may however do a bank transfer or bank deposit and forward the proof of your deposit to us at counsel@certifiedcounsellors.org. Please call us at 6339 5411 for the bank details.
Payment Option: NETS / Cheque / Credit Card

 PARTICIPANT’S TESTIMONY

Gave me an overview of what music therapy is and how it can be a potential future career path for me.
– Regina Bautista, 6 June 2015

Very approachable & encouraging for those interested in the industry.
– Yi Qi, 6 June 2015

Eye-opening and very informative.
– Farhana, Kindermusik, 6 June 2015

Thank you for the insightful sharing. The workshop was very helpful and insightful.
– Phun Win Lin, MOE School Counsellor, 5 May 2015

This workshop helped me to understand more how music can be used for therapy. Thanks to the instructor!
– Hyesun Chung, Ruamrudee International School (Thailand), 17 May 2014

Instructor was engaging and can tell that she’s very passionate in what she’s doing. (The workshop was) meaningful, great exposure and introduction to Music Therapy.
– Chai Shin Chieh, 17 May 2014

Very fruitful seminar and engaging with a very passionate and experienced therapist.
-Chai Pei Chieh, 17 May 2014

Good overview of what Music Therapy is and the objectives of it.
– Fei Yue Family Service Centre, 17 May 2014

The videos were also very helpful apart from sharings from the instructor. Gives a global perspective of  Music Therapy scenes in other countries and how they conduct it.
– Gek Teng, 17 May 2014

It has given me greater insights on Music Therapy and awareness of people in need.
– Shane Goh, 17 May 2014

This workshop gave me a sense of direction on the career that I’d like to take. I have a better understanding of how music is used for therapy. Thank you.
– Melody Solubero, Incontech, 17 May 2014

Well-prepared of resourceful materials, engaging with videos and personal experiences. Engaging session in small group setting, well-knowledgeable speaker/instructor.
– Jolene, 17 May 2014

After attending this seminar, I have a better understanding of how Music Therapy  is applied and what it is about. Thank you ACC!
– Joyce Lim, 14 April 2012

The instructor inspires great interest in students as she delivers with enthusiasm. Her modesty & openness are characteristics that I respect very much!
– Tabitha Ng, 14 April 2012

Excellent Workshop to what Music Therapy is about!
– Christina Tang, 14 April 2012

Thank you. A good introduction to Music Therapy!
– Low Li Eng, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls, 23 June 2012

It gives a good overview on Music Therapy and the instructor was very knowledgeable!
– Joy Ong, 23 June 2012

Excellent Instructor! Well done! I learnt alot!
– MOHD NORZAIDI BIN AHMAD, Crest Secondary, 23 June 2012