Events

MTABC Continuing Education Day – Victoria BC

March 7, 2020 - 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Schedule:
12-12:30PM – MTABC Regional Meeting – Regional music therapists, Light lunch to be served.
12:30PM – 4PM – MUSIC THERAPY AND AUTISM Workshop (3 Hours with break).
Description:
Esther will share her wealth of knowledge and experience working in the field of Autism, as an internationally recognized music therapist. She will present on considerations for practice for music therapists (and other allied health and education professionals) in 2020. This workshop will cover philosophy and approach, modalities, behavior management strategies, and offer four hands-on music-based interventions that are applicable to music therapists, and others.

This event is included in the continuing education program for Members of the Music Therapy Association of British Columbia.

This event is open to Allied Health and Education Professionals (OTs, SLPs, Educational Assistants), and Interested members of the community. Memberships to MTABC (That covers this event) can be purchased for $50 at the MTABC Website Please select ‘Friend’ Category. A one-off ticket may also be purchased for $60.

Register for this event here!

Presenter’s Bio:
Esther Thane, BMT, MTA, AVPT
Esther’s specialization since 1996 has been in the field of Autism- targeting early intervention. She enjoyed 14 wonderful years on faculty at Capilano University, teaching in the Bachelor of Music Therapy Program. She frequently presents at conferences and holds workshops for universities, local agencies and abroad. Esther completed Dr. Diane Austin’s (Music Psychotherapy Center, NY) first international distance training program in Advanced Vocal Psychotherapy. Her publication in the book: Voicework in Music Therapy (Jessica Kingsley Publishers), focuses on her innovative method of Vocal-Led Relaxation for Children with Autism. Esther launched the first cloud music therapy curriculum: MITM (Meet in the Music) for music therapy practices, as part of an electronic therapy records system: UnitusTI, by Mundo Pato. In 2017, Esther was awarded an Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All Award from the Women’s Economic Forum, in New Delhi, India.

For questions please contact: vanislandregrep@mtabc.com
We look forward to welcoming you to this event!

For more information please see our Workshops page.