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Music Therapy in Children's Hospices: Jessie's Fund in Action

Music Therapy in Children's Hospices: Jessie's Fund in Action (Paperback)

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The use of music therapy in children's hospices has burgeoned since its introduction by Jessie's Fund in the mid-90s. This moving and extremely helpful text brings together the experiences of eleven music therapists working with children who are in the final stages of life-limiting illness. The contributors adapt music therapy to hospice environments and explore key concerns for all practitioners, including how to empower ill children and their families, how to help bereaved siblings, and how the therapists themselves find support. The book celebrates the communities created through an inclusive music therapy practice with children, their families and hospice staff. This text is essential reading for all music therapists working in palliative care and for health care professionals considering introducing music as a therapy.

EducationEducation TheoryEducation: care & counselling of studentsMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePaediatric medicineMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesOccupational therapyCreative therapy in art, music, dramaMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresIndividual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Publication Date: 10/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9781843102540  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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MercA(c)dAs Pavlicevic lives and works in South Africa, and is Director at the Music Therapy Master's Programme at the University of Pretoria, and Visiting Researcher at the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre, London. She has been involved in Community Music Therapy projects in South Africa for the past nine years.

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