Music therapy in children and young people's palliative care

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London ;, United Kingdom, p.184 pages ; (2019)



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(OCoLC)fst01030635, (OCoLC)fst01051719, fast, Music therapy for children., Palliative treatment.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction / Anna Ludwig -- I'm here, I'm with you, I see you, I'm listening: working with the breath with life-limited and life-threatened children / Kirsty Ormston -- Balancing the public and the private: music therapy in a children's hospice / Victoria Kammin -- Music therapy at Martin House Children's Hospice: the developing role in a multidisciplinary team / Cathy Ibberson and Mike Gilroy -- Evaluating music therapy services in children's hospices / Giorgos Tsiris and Janet McLachlan -- Are we singing from the same song sheet?: The scope and the provision of music therapy in children's hospices / Sarah Hodkinson -- Fostering the relationship between parent and child using music therapy / Nathan Vanstone-Howe -- From small beginnings: music therapy in the community setting for children and young people with cancer / Anna Ludwig -- 'Performing, sharing and celebrating life': an exploration of the value of performance in a joint music therapy and community music project in a children's hospice / Victoria Kammin -- Continuing to sing: music therapy, identity and empowerment in young adult's palliative care / Kathryn Cave -- 'The screams crashed into silence': a therapeutic songwriting project for young adults with life-shortening illness / Joanne Edgar, Giorgos Tsiris, Daphne Rickson."This book brings together music therapists who have worked in the challenging and rewarding world of children's palliative care. Examining appropriate techniques for this setting, such a working with the breath or using assistive recording and electronic downloading, it highlights the benefits of music therapy for children and young people with life-limiting conditions. The book provides accessible guidance that practitioners can apply to their own work, including professional development as part of a multi-disciplinary team, service evaluation and managing publicity in the hospice setting. It addresses work with different client groups, such as teenagers, and discusses the role of therapy with family members." -- Publisher's description