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Neurologic Music Therapy Fellowship Training (Re-Certification)

The NMT Fellowship is for MT-BC’s (or the equivalent) who have already completed the Neurologic Music Therapy Training Institute.

When:
Wednesday February 15, 2017 (8am-5pm)

Facilities Host:
Texas Woman's University
Institute of Health Sciences -Houston Center

6700 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
Main line: (713) 794-2000

Questions: Please contact TIRR Education Academy @ ContinuingEducationRegistration@memorialhermann.org

Course Description

The NMT Fellowship Training is an intensive course which begins with a review and update of current research and clinical practice. Participants are then required to present video examples demonstrating their current clinical work using three different NMT techniques.

Participants are evaluated and will pass with a 70% majority vote.

Course Objectives

  • Participants will demonstrate a basic definition and advanced knowledge about the implementation of neurologic music therapy (NMT), including the taxonomy of techniques used in NMT through verbal and video demonstration.
  • Participants will demonstrate an increased knowledge of current research supporting NMT techniques as evidenced by clinical choices based on current best practice.
  • Participants will demonstrate thru live video, a working knowledge of the Transformational Design Model; a model to assist in treatment selection based on functional goals.
  • Participants will be actively demonstrating current clinical assessments for treatment evaluation.
  • Participants will answer basic neuroanatomy and pathology questions related to a variety of neurologic disorders.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

TimeTopic & Activity
8:30 - 9:45amIntroduction / Overview of Goals
9:45 - 10:15amPresentation #1
10:15 - 10:45amPresentation #2
10:45 - 11:00amBreak
11:00 - 11:30amPresentation #3
11:30am - 12:00pmPresentation #4
12:00 - 12:30pmPresentation #5
12:30 - 1:15pmLunch
1:15 - 1:45pmPresentation #6
1:45 - 2:15pmPresentation #7
2:15 - 2:45pmPresentation #8
2:45 - 3:00pmBreak
3:00 - 3:30pmPresentation #9
3:30 - 4:00pmPresentation #10
4:00 - 5:30pmReview
5:30 - 6:00pmWrap up & Voting

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR FELLOWSHIP

Clinicians

Bring three (3) DVD examples of three (3) different NMT techniques you used with your clients and/or patients. These techniques need to be from at least two (2) of the three domains (e.g. sensorimotor and cognition). The recordings should be no more than one (1) year old. The presentation should be 5-10 minutes in length. Be prepared to provide the diagnoses and background of the client, as well as the functional goal(s) you are working on. Remember: You are responsible for having the proper institutional and/or client releases.

Educators

Bring three (3) DVD examples of three (3) different NMT techniques you taught to your students (e.g. that includes explanations, demonstrations, and student facilitation with instructor feedback). These techniques need to be from at least two (2) of the three domains (e.g. sensorimotor and cognition). The recordings should be no more than one (1) year old. Presentations MUST be on DVD. All DVD’s will be played on a standard DVD player – NO EXCEPTIONS. Please check your DVD ahead of time to ensure it works on a standard DVD player.

Evaluations

Evaluation will be completed by all participants. Participants will be informed within two weeks after the training whether they have passed, or whether they need to resubmit one or more of their clinical examples based on a 70% majority vote.

Registration is now closed for this event.