Level Primers/Instrumental Focus Workshops may occur as conference CMTE courses or as stand-alone, one-day events. Prerequisite: Music therapist, other therapy professional, or music therapy student
Level I Training: No previous percussion training is required to attend the level one training, which focuses on foundational percussion techniques, sound quality, and rhythm skills as related to clinical practice. All material is offered to be progressively accessible to each participant through the contexts of ensemble play, adaptation, and group improvisation.
Prerequisite: Music therapist, other therapy professional, or music therapy student.
Level One Overview and Continuing Education Skills:
Click here to see a sample schedule for the MTD Level One training workshop.
Level II Training: Focus on beginning/intermediate percussion and rhythm skills; development of musical leadership skills in the contexts of group improvisation and ensemble play; integration of percussion into clinical practice for particular goal areas.
Prerequisite: Completion of Level One training or demonstration of Level One skills.
Level III Training: Development of intermediate percussion techniques; Further development of musical leadership skills; Program development, processes and therapeutic arcs as related to goal areas and populations.
Prerequisite: Completion of Level Two training.
Music Therapy Drumming courses provide Board-Certified Music Therapists with Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) units through Sarsen Publishing Continuing Education.
Sarsen Publishing is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) to provide continuing education opportunities.Credits awarded by CBMT are accepted by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Sarsen Publishing Continuing Education, provider number P-101, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.