Stakeholder input into the implementation of a new music therapy program in a mental health service
Mental Health Review Journal, Ahead of Print. Purpose Music therapy programs are increasingly common and necessary in mental health services. However, there is little knowledge of the key factors which influence the successful implementation of new therapeutic programs. The purpose of this paper is to explore how stakeholder input influenced the implementation and sustainability of a new music therapy program in four services within a large government funded mental health department in Melbourne, Australia. Design/methodology/approach For a period of 12 months, two cycles of assessment, action and evaluation were conducted where data were collected through interviews with staff members, feedback from consumers and attendance in sessions. Findings A number of influential factors were identified as important in the successful implementation and future sustainability of the music therapy program. These included: the degree of staff support received; how the program was structured and facilitated; promotion of the program within the service; evaluation of the program; and congruence with the existing therapeutic program. Research limitations/implications Results suggest that successful implementation and future sustainability of a music therapy program is dependent on the flexibility of the program to the context and culture of the existing setting. Originality/value This is the first study to incorporate contributions from stakeholders in the implementation of a new music therap...
This study investigated the feasibility and effectiveness of introducing music therapy for patients on 4 inpatient units in a large urban medical center. Capacitated and incapacitated patients on palliative care, transplantation, medical intensive care, and general medicine units received a single bedside session led by a music therapist. METHODS: A mixed-methods, pre-post design was used to assess clinical indicators and the acceptability and feasibility of the intervention. Multiple regression modeling was used to evaluate the effect of music therapy on anxiety, pain, pulse, and respiratory rate. Process evaluation ...
CONCLUSION: MBSR combined with MT significantly alleviated clinical symptoms, and could be considered a new, effective psychotherapeutic intervention for patients with osteosarcoma. PMID: 31116262 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Verify Flash Player by visitinghttps://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html. For support, please contact the NIH IT Service Desk at (301) 496-4357 The annual J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture Ms. Fleming's presentation, " Music and the Mind, " will consist of her opening remarks followed by a conversation with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins. Topics will include Ms. Fleming's advocacy for music therapy and her role in the NIH-Kennedy Center " Sound Health " partnership.Air date: 5/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Condition: Anxiety, Dental Intervention: Behavioral: Music Sponsor: The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Not yet recruiting
(Taylor&Francis Group) The first episode of new podcast series, How Researchers Changed the World, delves deeper into the importance of music therapy for people with dementia, telling the story behind Dr. Orii McDermott's ground-breaking research on this subject.
Conditions: Cancer, Breast; Cancer, Metastatic; Cancer Ovaries; Cancer Uterus Cervix Interventions: Behavioral: the Guided Imagery and Music method; Behavioral: standard care and verbal counselling Sponsors: Aalborg University; Aretaieion University Hospital; SONORA Organisation for Music Therapy and Research Recruiting