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Music as Medicine for Your Brain Webinar

  • 30 Jun 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (PDT)


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  • Wednesday, June 30 2021
    4 pm PT / 5 pm MT / 6 pm CT / 7 pm ET for 90 min 
    Guest Speaker: Dale Taylor, PhD, MTBC
    Host: Kirti Khalsa, ARPF CEO

  • Please join us on Wednesday, June 30th for this outstanding Webinar on Music as Medicine for Your Brain. It will be recorded and sent out after. Please add to your contact list so that your confirmation email does not get lost in spam.

  • Our esteemed guest speaker is Dale Taylor, PhD, MTBC, Board Certified Music Therapist. He is the originator of the Biomedical Theory of Music Therapy and author of the book Biomedical Foundations of Music as TherapyDr. Taylor is Professor Emeritus, Vice-President/President-Elect of the Emeriti Faculty Association and former Chair of the Department of Allied Health Professions at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 

  • In this webinar, you will discover:

  • A scientific explanation of exactly how music helps sustain and recover cognitive, emotional, perceptual and neuromuscular functions throughout the aging process and following brain trauma. 

  • The effects of music on brain processing will be described according to recent neuroscientific research findings along with the use of those effects by clinical music therapists and other health care professionals. The presenter will describe examples of actual individuals—including himself—who have suffered severe brain damage and have achieved full or near total recovery through participation in both active and passive musical experiences. 

  • Participants will have ample opportunity to ask questions about the information presented or about cases with which they are personally familiar.

  • Wednesday, June 30 2021
    4 pm PT / 5 pm MT / 6 pm CT / 7 pm ET for 90 min 
    Guest Speaker: Dale Taylor, PhD
    Host: Kirti Khalsa, ARPF CEO

  • Special Raffle: We are giving away one copy of Dr. Taylor's book "Biomedical Foundations of Music as Therapy." Register Now for the chance to win this fantastic book!

Dr. Taylor is member of the international Music Therapy Neurology Network, former Chair of the Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care, and he served on numerous boards including the International Arts Medicine Association, the National Association for Music Therapy, and the International Association of Music for the Handicapped. He cofounded the Wisconsin Chapter for Music Therapy, served as President of the Great Lakes Region and over twenty years on the American Music Therapy Association’s International Relations Committee, Certification/Registration Committee and Assembly of Delegates. 

Dr. Taylor has held academic appointments at Augsburg College, Alverno College, Mount Senario College, Carroll University, Saint Mary of the Woods College, the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and the University of Western Sydney. He sang professionally while earning his degrees at the University of Kansas where he was a stage dancer, singer, actor and sailboat racer. 

His papers on music therapy research and clinical techniques are published in the Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspectives, and the International Journal of Arts Medicine for which he served as Editor. Dr. Taylor is a frequent speaker with organizations such as the World Federation of Music Therapy, the International Society for Music in Medicine, the New York Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the International Society for Music Education and he has presented in England, South Africa, the Netherlands, Estonia, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Australia, Korea, Japan, Canada, Argentina, and Bogota, where the National University of Colombia translated his first book into Spanish.

This webinar will be recorded and sent to you a few days laterThe link for Zoom video access will be sent out in the confirmation email after registration is completed.

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This webinar is part of ARPF's fundraising initiative. Your registration fee ensures we can continue our outreach and educational programs. We thank you for supporting our mission.

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