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Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in
Disorders of Consciousness
MATADOC
First Level Training

 

Music Staff with notes

for music therapists at all levels
May 19-21 2014

Workshop description
Schedule
Fees

Registration

 


Workshop description

This 3 day training will prepare participants to use the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) in clinical settings.

The MATADOC provides a rigorous assessment and evaluation system for music therapists working with populations whose awareness is unknown due to profound brain damage. It is clinically derived but research driven, having been developed and researched with adult populations with disorders of consciousness (DOC). The MATADOC has been shown through research to be valid and reliable for use with adult populations with DOC.

Training includes a theoretical background to disorders of consciousness, implementing a music therapy protocol for assessment of people with DOC and tools for scoring the MATADOC. 

This course is intended for music therapists who are working with populations with profound brain damage including advanced stage Alzheimer's Dementia, advanced stage neurological illness (Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's Disease), and for people with profound and multiple developmental disabilities. This first level training can be followed by competency development offered through on line supervision of an applicant's portfolio of clinical work in which the MATADOC is applied. 

 

Course costs:

$100               Non-Refundable Registration Fee
$700               21 CMTE credits

= $800               TOTAL FEE

The course fee includes the MATADOC manual and

assessment form which are an essential part of this training:


 

MATADOC Manual Cover

 

For more information:
Email: wmagee@temple.edu

 

Dr. Wedny Magee

Dr. Wendy Magee

Associate Professor, Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

 

Wendy Magee, PhD has 25 years experience working with neurological populations including adults with disorders of consciousness. With an extensive research portfolio in music therapy and neuropalliative rehabilitation, she has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals and books on a range of topics related to this field. She has trained as a NMT Fellow and led the first MATADOC training in London in November 2012.


Schedule

Programme Day 1
9:00–9:45          Group introduction
9:45–11:00        Issues for assessment in interdisciplinary practice with people with DOC
                          (Powerpoint)

11:00–11:15      Break
11:15–12:30      Running the clinical session (Powerpoint and video)
12:30-1:30         Lunch
1:30-2:30           Verbal description of each item Items 1 – 5 (Verbal presentation)
2:30-3:30           Video observation with application of the scale: items 1 - 5
3:30-3:45           Break
3:45-4:30           Clinical demonstrations and role play (Experiential)

Programme Day 2
9:00-9:15          Questions
9:15–10:30       Verbal description of each item Items 6-9 (Verbal presentation)
10:30-10:45      Break
10:45-11:15      Verbal description of each item Items 10-13 (Verbal presentation)
11:15-11:45      Understanding limbic responses and item 14 (Powerpoint)
11:45-12:30      Review of the session protocol and assessment form: fitting it altogether

                         (Verbal presentation)
12:30-1:30        Lunch
1:30-1:45          Questions
1:45-2:30          Video observation with application of the scale i.e. which
                         items to score with which behaviours

2:30–3:00         Completing the MATADOC assessment documentation.

                         Delegates will be assessed on learning objectives during this session.
3:00-3:15          Break

3:15-4:30          Experiential work continued: music entrainment; visual tracking;

                         audio/video extracts for assessing musical responses

Programme Day 3
9:00-9:15         Questions
9:15-10:30        Scoring the MATADOC (Powerpoint)
10:30-10:45      Break
10:4 –11:30      Research to date on MATADOC (Powerpoint)
11:30-12:45     Clinical demonstrations and role play (Experiential).
                        Delegates will be assessed on learning objectives during this session

12:45-1:45       Lunch
1:45-2:15         Continuing the work: developing competency (Powerpoint and verbal)
                        Summary and questions (Verbal)
3:00-3:15         Break
3:30-4:30         Test: Documentation completion including the assessment and scoring.

                        Delegates will be assessed on learning objectives during this session

 

Learning Objectives:

• Participants will be able to implement at least two procedures from the standardized MATADOC treament protocol as provided in the MATADOC manual (CBMT Scope of Practice II A 3 d & f; II A 4 b)
• Participants will be able to complete the entire MATADOC assessment form and scoring sheet following the directions as provided in the MATADOC manual (CBMT Scope of Practice III A 1, 2, 3 & 7)
• Participants will be able to rate the responses observed in patients with Disorders of Consciousness across the following behavioral domains: auditory, visual, motor, communication emotional and arousal (CBMT Scope of Practice III B 1 & 2)

Aditionally, applicants will learn:
1. Definitions and clinical presentations of disorders of consciousness;
2. Theories of consciousness, awareness and limbic responses;
3. The role and goals of music therapy in assessment and rehabilitation of people with DOC;
4. The range of standardized non-musical measures for use with DOC populations;
5. Recommendations for managing the clinical session with DOC populations, including musical materials;

Prerequisites:
Participants must be Board-Certified Music Therapists (MT-BC) through the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT), or enrolled in a Masters level Music Therapy program.


Fees

SESSION FEES

$100               Non-Refundable Registration Fee
$700               21 CMTE credits

= $800             TOTAL FEE



Registration

Registration Deadline is April 28, 2014

The non-refundable $100 Registration Fee is due upon registration. There is a $50 additional fee for late registration (payments received after April 28, 2014).

 

Registration Form


Cancellation and Refund Policy:
In all cases, the course organizers must be notified of any cancellation to attend by May 2 2014.
Participants registered for CEU credits who drop classes by May 2 2014 will be relieved of academic responsibility and in most instances financial responsibility associated with the course minus the registration fee. Refunds will apply only to course enrollment and the participant must withdraw by the first day of the class (May 19, 2014).
Participants registered for CEU credits who withdraw from classes after the first day of the course May 19 2014 are responsible for full payment of all tuition and fee charges.
Participants should read the Policy and Procedures for grievance that are available on the Temple website at http://www.temple.edu/bulletin/responsibilities_rights/rights/rights.shtm. In addition, individuals participating in this course may also contact CBMT about any unresolved grievances.
Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) First Level Training is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 21 of CMTEs Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. Credits awarded by CBMT are accepted by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Temple University maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.