2014 APT Annual Conference

S2 - Do-Re-Mi, Play and Sing with Me! Play and Music Therapy for Young At-Risk Children

Oct 11, 2014 10:00am ‐ Oct 11, 2014 5:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $99.00


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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.



  • 5.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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