The Severe Disabilities Toolbox: Accessible Music for People with Very Limited Skills is an intense self-study course for music therapists wanting to develop accessible music experiences for individuals with significant disabilities, including people who are minimally responsive. This professional course from Music Works Publications includes a pdf workbook to read on any device, or to download and print. You can listen to the audio discussion directly on any device. The Accessible Music Toolbox also includes the option for earning 10 CMTE credits approved by CBMT for just $6 per CMTE credit.
Chapter 1: Tune In! Developing meaningful relationships with individuals with severe disabilitiesChapter 2: Focus! Providing top quality music therapy servicesChapter 3: Make Music! Facilitating active participation in music makingChapter 4: Go Wild! Moving beyond the ordinaryChapter 5: Center Stage! Giving life focus and directionChapter 6: Pick A Theme! Encouraging lifetime learningChapter 7: Expand Horizons Looking into the community and beyondChapter 8: Information for earning CMTE credit
Learning Objectives for the Severe Disabilities Toolbox1. Learners will develop treatment strategies and structure treatment that meets the needs of individuals with significant limitations and disabilities (CBMT Scope of Practice 2010: I. Assessment and Treatment Planning, A. Assessment 1-15, B. Interpret Assessment Information and Communicate Results 1-5, C. Treatment Planning 1-16).2. Learners will plan interventions using music therapy strategies that are effective for individuals with with significant limitations and disabilities. (CBMT Scope of Practice 2010: II. Treatment Implementation and Termination, A. Implementation 1-5, B. Safety 1-6).
Statement of relationship to CBMTThe Severe Disabilities Toolbox is approved by the Certification Board of Music Therapists (CBMT) for 10 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits (CMTE). Credits awarded by CBMT are accepted by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Music Works Publications, S-001, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. See the CMTE Information in the Severe Disabilities Toolbox for details.