Music Therapy in End-of-Life Care: Certificate Training Course and Workshop

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Workshops on Music Therapy in End-of-Life Care: Pain Management and Family Care &
Round Table Sharing of Current Music Therapy Trends in Asia

Death is a normal part of life and to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients and their families is the goal of palliative care. Hong Kong ranked 22nd in Quality of Death Index in 2015 and worldwide, end-of-life care is becoming increasingly important with the ageing population. Unsurprisingly, we are often asked how music therapy can support people with terminal illness and their families. This workshop will provide valuable information on the use of music in treating pain, supporting families, and sharing current trends in music therapy practice in palliative care in U.S.A., Hong Kong and Asia.

Welcome anyone to join, especially music therapists, students, social workers and healthcare professionals.

Date and Time: 16 November 2019 (Sat) 9:30am-6:30pm (Can join whole day or individual sessions)
Venue: Unit 401, 4/F., Block 1, South Seas Center, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong
Language: English

***International Music Therapy Centre (IMTC) and The Centre for Music Therapy in End of Life Care (CMTE) will issue an ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE to each participant.

Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy Institute Certificate Course

The Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy course provides music therapists with in-depth training of the needs of terminally ill patients and their families. The course offers advanced techniques and affords participants opportunities to practice skills in a clinical setting. In addition, they will learn the business aspects of hospice music therapy and will be able to write business proposals to create new music therapy programs and expand existing programs. There are no prerequisites for this institute.

Welcome music therapists and students to join, also social workers, counsellors, other types of therapists with music background.

Date and Time:
17 November 2019 9:30am-5:30pm &
18 November 2019 9:30am-6:30pm
Venue: ACATS, Unit 1908, 19/F, Global Gateway Tower, 63  Wing Hong Street, Cheung Sha Wan
(3-minute walk from Lai Chi Kok MTR Station)
Language: English

*** On successful completion, The Center for Music Therapy in End of Life Care (CMTE) will issue a COURSE CERTIFICATE to each participant. This certificate is one of four certificates required to attain the Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy (HPMT) qualification. International Music Therapy Centre (IMTC) will also issue a 15-hour ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE to each participant.
***The Book “Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy: A Guide to Clinical Practice and Program Development” written by Dr. Hilliard will be FREELY INCLUDED for certificate course participants.

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Payment Method

Upon registration, shall hold your bookings for 7 days, within which you need to fill out the registration form and settle the payment. Please send a copy of the bank slip to and we shall email a confirmation of registration within 3 working days. Available payment methods as follows.

1. By Bank Transfer

Account number: 165-757113-838 (HSBC)
Account name: International Music Therapy Limited

2. Cheque by mail

Please made payable to ”International Music Therapy Limited” and post it to: Flat C, 19/F, Success Industrial Building, 17 Sheung Hei Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

3. Telegraphic Transfer
Account number: 165-757113-838
Account name: International Music Therapy Limited
Bank name: The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Bank Address: 1 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
Currency: Hong Kong Dollars
*Bank charges may apply.

Cancellation and Refund

International Music Therapy Centre (IMTC) reserves the rights to reschedule or cancel the course under reasonable circumstances such as extreme weather condition, and participants will be provided with a full refund. Cancellation or refunds are not available within 30 days prior to the course date. Any refund request will subject to HK$500 administration charge.

For any enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Phone:2968 1710 / 5214 1419