DIR-MT MalletsHi all,

For those of you interested in learning more about music therapy assessment and treatment planning in relationship-based work, The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College is offering a 1-day conference on October 11th, 2013: Considering Musical Dimensions in Relationship-Based Work: New Directions in Music Therapy Treatment Planning. This affordable conference will be cost $40.00 per person ($15.00 for students) and will include: six (6) presentations, a continental breakfast, lunch, and 8 CMTE credits!


Considering Musical Dimensions in Relationship-Based Work: New Directions in Music Therapy Treatment Planning

October 11, 2013


Molloy College (Suffolk Center)


 This 1-day conference will explore ideas on understanding musical dimensions in relationship-based work within the context of the Individual Music-Centered Assessment Profile for Neurodevelopmental Disorders (IMCAP-ND).

 Topics to be covered include:

  • An overview of IMCAP-ND
  • Early childhood and mental health
  • Principles of Music-Centered, Relationship-based Music Therapy Assessment
  • Clinical use of IMCAP-ND’s Scale I: Musical Emotional Assessment rating Scale
  • Clinical goal planning within a music-centered and humanistic framework
  • A microanalysis self-assessment of the music therapist through the use of IMCAP-ND

We invite you to review the agenda below and take a look at the outstanding faculty available for this conference.  You can receive a total of 8 CMTE credits for attending this conference.

 1) IMCAP-ND:  A Developmental Relationship-based Framework for Assessing and Examining Musical-play interactions in Clinical Work

John A. Carpente, Ph.D., MT-BC, LCAT

2) The Musicality of the Infant-Parent Relationship and the Foundational Experiences Needed for Mental Health and Peaceful Societies

Keynote Presenter, Gerry Costa, Ph.D.

 3) Understanding our Clients as only Music Therapists Can: Principles of Music-Centered, Relationship-based Music Therapy Assessment

Brian Abrams, Ph.D., MT-BC, LPC, LCAT

4) Through a Musical Lens: A Glimpse into Music Making Using the IMCAP-ND with Children with Autism

Jill Lucente, MS, MT-BC, LCAT

5) Bridging Humanistic and Music-Centered Thinking with Evidence-Based Practice In Music Therapy Goal Planning

Suzanne Sorel, D.A., MT-BC, LCAT

 6) IMCAP-ND in Self-Assessment: A Music-Centered Microanalysis of the Therapist within the Clinical Setting

 Gabriela S. Ortiz, MS, MT-BC


Website:  www.DMHmusictherapy.com

New Publication: IMCAP-ND: A Clinical Manual

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About drjohnmtbc

John A. Carpente, PhD, MT-BC, LCAT, NRMT, Assistant Professor in Music and Music Therapy at Molloy College, is the Founder and Executive Dir

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