Level Two

The MTD Level Two Intensive provides 21 Continuing Education credits in accordance with CBMT standards.


Learner Objectives from Level One continued in Level Two:

    • Identify a variety of percussion instruments.  CBMT Board Certification Domains A.5.i.4.
    • Demonstrate techniques on percussion instruments – CBMT Board Certification Domains A.5.i.4.
    • Demonstrate a basic rhythmic vocabulary on percussion instruments.  CBMT Board Certification Domains A.5.a.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of cultural perspectives as related to traditional percussion play. – CBMT Board Certification Domains A.5.ac.
    • Demonstrate musical leadership skills to conduct group drumming processes in music therapy. CBMT Board Certification Domains A.5.k.
    • Demonstrate improvisation techniques that facilitate therapeutic processes – CBMT Board Certification Domains A.5.o., II.A.4.f.
    • Identify one theme (or trend) regarding the use of percussion as noted in the current body of music therapy research. – CBMT Board Certification Domains IV.A.2.

Learner Objectives specific to Level II:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of rhythm and percussion skill assessment tools as they may relate to clinical practice. – CBMT Board Certification DomainsB.7.
    • Identify levels of client functioning through observation within percussion-based music experiences. – CBMT Board Certification Domains I.B.3., I.B.13.d.
    • Recognize potential safety issues within individual and group drumming experiences, and handle with care. – CBMT Board Certification Domains I.B.4., I.D.15., II.A.1.e.
    • Integrate one’s personal theoretical orientation into percussion based music experiences.  CBMT Board Certification Domains II.A.3.