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					Music Therapist


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What They Do:
  A. Help patients who are very ill to recover from
     their conditions
  B. Help patients cope with pain
  C. Help people control their behaviors
  D. Simulates the mind to help people think and
     focus better
Tools They Use:
  A.   Voice
  B.   Musical instruments
  C.   Electronic equipment
  D.   Synthesizers
  E.   Rhythm sticks
  F.   Drums
Working Conditions:

A. Music therapists usually work in clean, well-lit
   environments
B. Interaction with people on an individual and group basis
C. May move from location to location many times in a day
D. May have to move, clean, pack and carry musical
   equipment, etc.
Who They Work For:

A. Usually part of a group of therapists
B. Hospitals
C. Nursing homes
D. Schools
E. Prisons
F. Psychiatric hospitals
G. Homes
Training Required:

A. 4-year bachelor’s degree
B. 6 month internship
C. Test for certification
Skills:

A. Ability to sing, play a musical instrument and write
   music
B. A rich background of various musical styles
C. Counseling skills
Knowledge Areas:

A.   Music
B.   Psychology
C.   Human growth and development
D.   Disease processes
Income:

A. Average income is $42,000 per year
B. Incomes vary between $18,000 and $200,000 per year

				
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