NMT Fellowship Training

The NMT Fellowship is for MT-BC’s (or the equivalent) who have already completed the Neurologic Music Therapy Training Institute. 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 demonstrate current clinical assessments for treatment evaluation.
  • Participants will answer basic neuroanatomy and pathology questions related to a variety of neurologic disorders.

What to Prepare for Fellowship

Advanced Fellowship Training

June 12, 2017
The George Center
Roswell, Georgia
http://www.thegeorgecenter.com/nmtinstitute/

August 28, 2017
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, Ohio
Registration coming soon!

September 21, 2017
Birmingham, UK

 

Online Advanced Fellowship option (NEW!)

To complete the online Fellowship you will need to:

1)  Complete the attached Registration Form and mail with payment to the below address, or e-mail registration and make a wire transfer following the directions on the attached registration form:

Corene Hurt-Thaut
NMT Academy Program Director
1900 Lake Shore Blvd., Suite 1202
Toronto, Ontario M6S 1A4

2) Fill out the attached Fellowship Format document and send it to cthaut@gmail.com

3) Send a link to cthaut@gmail.com for your video submissions for a panel of NMT fellows to review.
Video should include: three (3) different NMT techniques you have 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 total video should be no more than 5-10 minutes in length.  You are responsible for having the proper institutional and/or client releases.

Please do not hesitate to contact Corene Thaut, cthaut@gmail.com, with any questions.

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