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Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals" (AMTA, 2013). The following goals and objectives are drawn from the CBMT Scopt of Practice , and organized into categories by website contributors.

Cognitive GoalsEdit

Ability to Use Music Independently for Self-Care

Adjustment to Life Changes or Temporary or Permanent Changes in Ability

Executive Functions

Decision Making, Problem Solving

Focus and Maintenance of Attention

Generalization of Skills to Other Settings

Impulse Control

Initiation and Self-Motivation

Memories

Musical and Other Creative Responses

Neurological and Cognitive Function

On-Task Behavior

Participation/Engagement

Physical and Psychological Pain

Reality Orientation

Responsibility for Self

Self-Awareness and Insight

Self-Esteem

Sense of Self With Others

Sensory Perception

Support Systems

Verbal and/or Vocal Responses

Emotional GoalsEdit

Ability to Empathize Ability to Use Music Independently for Self-Care

Adjustment to Life Changes or Temporary or Permanent Changes in Ability

Aesthetic Sensitivity and Quality of Life

Agitation

Anticipatory Grief

Emotions

Generalization of Skills to Other Settings

Grief and Loss

Musical and Other Creative Responses

Physical and Psychological Pain

Self-Esteem

Physical GoalsEdit

Ability to Use Music Independently for Self-Care

Adjustment to Life Changes or Temporary or Permanent Changes in Ability

Generalization of Skills to Other Settings

Impulse Control

Motor Skills

Musical and Other Creative Responses

Nonverbal Expression

On-Task Behavior

Physical and Psychological Pain

Physiological Symptoms

Sensorimotor Skills

Sensory Perception

Social GoalsEdit

Ability to Empathize Adjustment to Life Changes or Temporary or Permanent Changes in Ability

Generalization of Skills to Other Settings

Group Cohesion and/or a Feeling of Group Membership

Interactive Response

Language, Speech, and Communication Skills

Musical and Other Creative Responses

Nonverbal Expression

Participation/Engagement

Sense of Self With Others

Social Skills and Interactions

Spontaneous Communication/Interactions

Support Systems

Verbal and/or Vocal Responses

Spiritual GoalsEdit

Spiritual Goals

ReferencesEdit

American Music Therapy Association, Inc. (2013). What Is Music Therapy? Retrieved February, 2013, from http://www.musictherapy.org/about/musictherapy/

The Certification Board For Music Therapists. (2011). CBMT Scope of Practice for Board Certified Music Therapists. Retrieved June 8, 2011, from http://www.cbmt.org/fact-sheets/cbmt-definition-fact-sheet/

Further ReadingEdit

http://www.musictherapyworks.com/goalsandobjectives.html

ContributorsEdit

James E. Riley, MT-BC

Daniel T. Evans, BME

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