Seeking Improved Therapy Outcomes with Music – Webinar
January 20, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am MST
Significant research has been devoted to determining the physiological, emotional, cognitive and psychological effects of music in a clinical setting. The application of such research has been found to be most effective for supporting improved outcomes with a variety of clients enrolled in physical, occupational and speech language pathology therapy sessions. The resulting functional effects may often be quite remarkable and contribute significantly to helping each client achieve his or her therapeutic goals.
This course shares a snapshot of such research when applied to therapeutic skilled interventions. Specifically, topics addressed will include the effects of music when added to interventions for clients with cardiovascular disease, stress induced diseases, mild cognitive impairments, Alzheimer’s Disease, psychotic diagnoses, Parkinson’s Disease, Aphasia, Epilepsy and other conditions such as post-surgical pain and unilateral neglect.
- Improve clinical outcomes for clients with a variety of disorders by incorporating the correct musical strategies to treatment sessions
- Apply evidence and rationales of specific music tempos to target the correct clinical function
- Effectively treat patients with Parkinson’s disease and engage them in treatment sessions