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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.

Wednesday February 21, 2018

TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Conference Center, 2nd floor
1333 Moursund
Houston, TX 77030

Questions: Please contact TIRR Education Academy at

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 21, 2018

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



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.


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.


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.


Cancellation policy: Refunds, less a 50% charge, will be granted if cancellation notice is received in writing no later than 14 calendar days prior to the course start date to If you register and do not attend, or do not fulfill the requirements of the class, your course fee will not be refunded. Cancellation of the event by TIRR Memorial Hermann will result in a full refund of monies received. TIRR Memorial Hermann is not responsible for the refund of travel, hotel, or any other expenses under any circumstances. TIRR Memorial Hermann reserves the right to cancel or change any programs for due cause. In the event of a cancelation, participants will be notified via email and contact phone number submitted in the registration.