Neuroscience of Music Therapy 2016-10-27T00:27:52+00:00

Neuroscience of Music Therapy

CMTE Credits: 6
Course Instructors: A. Blythe LaGasse, Ph.D., MT-BC
Date: Self-led course, complete within 90 days of purchase.
Time: 300 Minutes
Location: Online/Self Study
Course Cost: $99.00
Updated: 6/2015 Prerequisites: None




Online Course Description

This course is designed to help the music therapy clinician understand basic neuroscience.

We will go over important brain areas, systems, and networks. We will then explore how music activates the brain.

This information will be presented so that clinicians can better 1) read research by knowing basic structures and 2) explain how music can affect behavior.

We will relate information to clients in rehabilitation and habilitation. You will learn through lecture, video supplements, and coloring!

Learning Objectives

Course participants will be able to:

  • Learn basic neurological systems
  • Understand how music therapy treatment can promote brain changes to improve nonmusical skills
  • Learn how current neuroscience research literature cab inform treatment implementation
  • Understand basic science language that may be used in professional conversations

The Basic Neuroscience of Music in Therapy

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“Blythe definitely knows her stuff and her passion comes through her teaching. The course is communicated in an understandable, comfortable style and gives examples and other information that I could directly apply to my sessions the next day. I felt very supported in what I’ve been doing through this course and it’s awesome to have NMT-based continuing education opportunities.”
Allison Gross, MT-BC, Changed By Music, LLC
“The Neuroscience of Music in Therapy was an extremely well-organized class that left me feeling empowered and more confident as a music therapist. Blythe does an incredible job of thoroughly answering all questions and making the information both understandable and immediately applicable to clinical practice.”
Kathy Schumacher, MT-BC, Music Therapy Services, LLC
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