More than music! Learn how music therapy and play therapy intersect to enhance treatment and outcomes with young, at-risk children. Gain blended techniques for parent/child dyads and classrooms. Explore culturally sensitive strategies to address social emotional competence, self-regulation and communication.
Explain what music therapy is and it's application with at-risk children.
Explain the therapeutic value of both play therapy and music therapy to parents, children and other professionals.
Discuss toxic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are; including how it can impact a child's development.
Demonstrate how music and play therapy can support meeting developmental milestones and increase self-regulation.
Identify appropriate materials for music therapy techniques and how to apply them to a play therapy session.
List five developmentally appropriate play-based, music therapy interventions to use with at-risk children.