Página 1 dos resultados de 22100 itens digitais encontrados em 0.016 segundos
Resultados filtrados por Publicador: University of Limerick, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Am I a founder or am I a fraud? Music therapists’ experiences of developing services in healthcare organizations

Ledger, Alison Jane
Fonte: University of Limerick, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance Publicador: University of Limerick, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
Tipo: Doctoral thesis; all_ul_research; ul_published_reviewed; ul_theses_dissertations; none
ENG
Relevância na Pesquisa
46.74%
peer-reviewed; Developing new services is a commonplace responsibility for music therapists worldwide. Starting a job often entails being the first music therapist in a facility, and even the first music therapist many staff and clients will ever have met. To date, little research and reflection is available about the challenges that arise when music therapy is introduced in an established healthcare team. This study was therefore founded with three main aims: 1) to learn more about music therapists’ experiences of developing new services in healthcare organizations, 2) to uncover some effective strategies for introducing and establishing new music therapy services, and 3) to further explore the contribution of qualitative research approaches to understand facets of music therapy service development. Narrative inquiry, arts-based research, and ethnographic fieldwork were employed to reflect on the experiences of twelve experienced music therapists from Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Findings from this novel combination of methods indicate that the processes of music therapy service development are complex. Music therapy respondents conveyed strong feelings of isolation, insecurity, and uncertainty in relation to their service development experiences...