Tuesday, October 19, 2010

October 20, 2010 - Technology and Music Therapy

This week I have an event to attend on Friday, so The Music Therapy Show will broadcast live on Wednesday at 1:00 pm Eastern, 12:00 noon Central, 11:00 am Mountain, and 10:00 am Pacific. Missed the live show? Check out the archives here, or download through iTunes.

My guest this week is John Lawrence, a music therapist practicing in Edmonton, AB Canada. He graduated from Temple University in 1995 with a Master's degree in music therapy and has been in private practice since that time. His specialty area has been geriatrics, especially those with Alzheimer's type dementia and more recently, veterans of multiple conflict zones. He has continually been interested in the use of technology, as it can be utlized to enhance clinical knowledge and skills, and has incorporated various technologies into his instruction of several "Introduction to Music Therapy" courses. He is currently serving as chairperson of the 1st ever, Online Conference for Music Therapy (to be held on March 5-6, 2011). John is affiliated with the Canadian Association for Music Therapy and is past-president of the Music Therapy Association of Alberta (MTAA).

Here are the links mentioned in the show:

Elluminate: www.elluminate.com
Creative commons: www.creativecommons.org
Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT): www.musictherapy.ca

My practice:
John Lawrence MMT, MTA
JL Music Therapy Services
Edmonton, AB
Ph: (780) 288-1390
E-mail: jlmt@telus.net

OCMT2011 Conference Info:

WHEN: *Online Conference for Music Therapy (OCMT2011) - March 5-6, 2011

WHERE: Online via Internet

Facebook: OCMT2011 - Online Conference for Music Therapy
Twitter: #OCMT2011
Blog: onlineconference4mt.wordpress.com
E-mail: ocmt2011@gmail.com

Conference registration to commence Nov. 1st, 2010 via our website. Check the resources listed above for more details and contact information. Special rates available for students and groups of MT professionals/educational sites!

*Training for participants and presenters will be available in the new year (2011) prior to the conference. If anyone is interested in a demo of the Elluminate solution, please contact me directly at: jlmt@telus.net. John is presently looking for individuals who could spend 20-30 minutes, to allow me to practice my moderator skills, and learn about the Elluminate product.

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