IMTAC: International Music Therapy Assessment Consortium

IMTAC Conference papers

As one of our collaboration areas is dissemination, we prioritize to increase awareness about music therapy assessment. Below you will find IMTAC dissemination activities including keynotes, papers, workshops and symposiums at international and national conferences since 2016. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are considering focusing on creative arts assessment at your next international academic event.

2019

10. Fachtagung Musiktherapie – Ersteinschätzung, Indikation und Behandlung in der Musiktherapie (Veranstaltung im Verbundprojekt der HRK Kleine-Fächer-Wochen Musiktherapie), Universität der Künste Berlin, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (10th Conference on Music therapy of University of Arts Berlin and Small Disciplines‘ Action of the Board of University Chancellors of Germany: Assessment, Indication and Treatment in Music Therapy; University of Arts, Berlin, Germany)

  • Thomas Wosch: Music Therapy Assessment 2019. Potentiale und Perspektiven musiktherapeutischer Diagnostik im weltweiten Kontext (Music Therapy Assessment 2019: Ressources and Future Perspectives of Music Therapy Assessment in worldwide context)
  • Thomas Wosch: workshop Musikinteraktionsdiagnostik in musiktherapeutischer Improvisation (IAP-AM) (Workshop on Assessment of Musical Interaction in Clinical Improvisation with IAP-AM)
  • Stine Jacobsen: Music Therapy Asssessment within Child Protection
  • Stine Jacobsen: APCI - hands on (Workshop)

11th European Music Therapy Conference, Aalborg University, Denmark

  • Workshop Stine Jacobsen & Thomas Wosch: Designing assessment tools in clinical practice
  • Gattino, G. S., Storm, S., & Ala-Ruona, E.: Assessment without a pre-developed tool in music therapy: some possibilities
  • Magee, W. & Waldon, E.: Developing Psychometrically Robust Measures for Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
  • Storm, S. & Buchhave, S.: Voice work resonating from within - Group music therapy with women suffering from postnatal depression and anxiety (Oral presentation)

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, November 5-8, Chicago, Il, USA

  • Magee, W., Wegener, E., & Seu, A.. Music interventions for Disorders of Consciousness: Providing treatment and measuring impact (oral presentation)

Research lecture Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK

  • Storm, S.: Research into the Human Voice as a Primary Instrument in Music Therapy. Voice assessment and group music therapy, based on psychodynamic voice therapy, with women suffering from postnatal depression and anxiety

 

2018

Annual American Music Therapy Association Conference, Dallas/Texas, USA

  • Eric Waldon, Gustavo Gattino, Wendy Magee & Stine Lindahl Jacobsen: Institute Music Therapy Assessment: Global Perspectives and Contemporary Issues:
    - Thomas Wosch: IAP-Autonomy Microanalysis (IAP-A-M) for Psychiatric Disorders
    - Jacobsen, S. L., Waldon, E., Gattino, G. S., Magee, W. L., Thomas, D., Carpente, J. A., & Storm, S.: International Music Therapy Assessment Consortium: Aims, awareness, and assets.
    - Jacobsen, S. L., Waldon, E., & Gattino, G.: Music Therapy Assessment: Theory, Research, and Application.

Music Interventions for Dementia in Elderly Care, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Jasmin Eickholt & Thomas Wosch: Music interventions, effects and measurements in late life depression and dementia

Arts Therapies and Brain Injury: Optimising Outcomes Across Research, Assessment, Treatment and Care. CHROMA, London, UK, March 15, 2018

  • Magee, W.L.: Assessment, evaluation and measuring outcomes with minimally responsive populations (children and adults)

Music Therapy Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Region American Music Therapy Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, April 11-14/2018

  • Magee, W.: Music therapy assessment for minimally responsive populations: an introduction to the MATADOC (Workshop)
  • Magee, W.: Exploring the clinical utility of the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness with Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) with end-stage dementia. Research Track, Research Award Feature Session (Oral Presentation)

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Creative Arts Conference, April 20-21, 2018, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Pool, J., Siegert, R., Taylor, S., Dunford, C. & Magee, W.L.: The MuSICCA: A New Sensory Assessment and Measure for Children and Adolescents

Australian Music Therapy Association National Conference, Sydney, Australia

  • Keynote Stine Jacobsen: Music Therapy with Families

Nordic Music Therapy Conference. Stockholm, Sweden

  • Storm, S.: Empowering and self-soothing with body- and voicework - music therapy with pregnant women suffering from anxiety and depression (Workshop)
  • Storm, S.: The Human Voice and Body Movement as neuroaffective stimulation to women suffering from ante- and post-natal depression and anxiety - primary instrument for empowerment and self-soothing (Oral presentation)

Agruparte. Musicoterapia MAP. Vitoria, Spain

  • Storm, S.: The Human Voice and Body Movement as neuroaffective stimulation to women suffering from ante- and post-natal depression and anxiety; - primary instrument for empowerment and self-soothing (Oral presentation)

HORATIO European Congress, Faroe Islands

  • Storm, S.: Sound and Music Intervention to empower patients to handle anxiety and agitation or support the improvement of relaxation or sleep (Oral presentation)
  • Storm, S. & Wich, O.: Safe settings for "Play and creation - a way to mental health" - The practice development of a holding and empowering environment based on creative self-actualization. (Symposium)

Granskingardagur - Research day at the National Hospital 2013, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

  • Storm, S.: The human voice and early intervention towards peri natal anxiety and depression (Den menneskelige stemme og en tidlig indsats mod perinatal angst og depression) (Oral presentation and poster presentation).

 

2017

15th World Congress of Music Therapy, Tsukuba, Japan

  • Thomas Wosch: Software based and automatized microanalysis in music therapy assessment for clinical practice
  • Magee, W.L.: Introduction to the MATADOC: Practical skills in disorders of consciousness assessment (workshop)
  • Magee, W.L.: MATADOC: a standardized diagnostic music-based measure for minimally responsive populations (poster presentation)

29. Werkstatt für musiktherapeutische Forschung Augsburg, Universität Augsburg (29th Annual Conference on Music Therapy Research Ulm-Augsburg, University of Augsburg, Germany)

  • Keynote Thomas Wosch: Musiktherapeutisches Assessment – Standardisierte Verfahren im Kontext klinischer Praxis (Music Therapy Assessment – Proofed assessments in clinical practice)

Coma Research Group, Center for Neurorehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience, Guangzhou General Hospital, China, June 28, 2017

  • Magee, W.L.: Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC): Research and Clinical Practice

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, October 25-28, Atlanta, GA, USA

  • Magee, W. Siegert, R., Taylor, S. Daveson, B.A., and Lenton-Smith, G.: Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness: assessment of awareness in DOC (poster presentation)

 

2016

Arts Therapies Symposium Disciplinary capacity, unique and overlapping methods and objectives, and political impacts of music therapy research in context of arts therapies, Creative Arts Therapies Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Thomas Wosch: Microanalysis meets new applications in down under

10th European Music Therapy Conference, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien / Österreich (University of Music and Drama, Vienna, Austria)

  • Workshop Thomas Wosch, Gro Trondalen und Jaakko Erkkilä: Microanalysis in music therapy: objectivist and interpretivist approaches and methods
  • Roundtable Stine Jacobsen, Wendy Magee, Sanne Storm, Daniel Thomas, Eric Waldon, Esa Ala-Ruona, Julian O’Kelly, Thomas Wosch: Music therapy assessment: bridging gaps
  • Storm, S.: Postnatal depression, voice assessment and psychodynamic voice therapy (Oral Presentation)

Society for Research in Rehabilitation, Winter Meeting 2nd February 2016, London, UK

  • Pool, J., Johnson, M., Magee, W.L., and Gill-Thwaites, H.: Detecting awareness in prolonged disorders of consciousness: Adapting adult measures for use with children and youth (Poster presentation)

Music Therapy Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Region American Music Therapy Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, March 16-19, 2016

  • Magee, W.L.: Update on MATADOC research: Music therapy with populations with disorders of consciousness (Oral presentation)

Music Therapy Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Region American Music Therapy Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, March 16-19, 2016

  • Magee, W.L.: Practical skills in music therapy assessment with people with disorders of consciousness (Workshop)

Where Music and Medicine Meet: 4th International Conference of the International Association of Music and Medicine, June 11-13, Beijing, China

  • Magee, W.L. Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC): a standardized diagnostic music-based measure for minimally responsive populations (Oral presentation)
  • Magee, W.L. Introduction to MATADOC: Practical Skills in Music Therapy Assessment with People with Disorders of Consciousness (Workshop)

9th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, May 10 – 13 2016, Philadelphia, USA

  • Magee, W.L., Siegert, R., Daveson, B.A., Lenton-Smith, G., and Taylor, S.: MATADOC: diagnostic measure for awareness and auditory responsiveness in disorders of consciousness (Poster presentation)
  • Pool, J., Johnson, M., Magee, W.L., and Gill-Thwaites, H.: Detecting awareness in prolonged disorders of consciousness: Adapting adult measures for use with children and youth (Poster presentation)