Music Therapy Conference
Spring 2017 Conference
Sound Birthing MusicTM
CMTE Workshops for Music Therapists
Introduction to Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth Workshop (3 CMTES)
Friday, March 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Molloy College Music Therapy Department
Presenter: Mary DiCamillo, EdD, MT-BC
Sound Birthing Music, TM LLC Founder and Continuing Education Director
CBMT Pre-approved Provider P-131
This 3-hour workshop is an introduction to the Sound Birthing Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth Model. An in-depth study of music for labor and birth, research, and best practices as well as positions, relaxation techniques, and other comfort measures paired with music are presented. Participants will learn foundations of the MTACB process, the protocol for creating Sound Birthing MusicTM playlists for labor and birth, and learn ways to use live music in pregnancy, labor, birthing and the immediate post partum. Open to music therapists, students, and other health professionals. (3 CMTEs available for Board Certified Music Therapists.)
About the Presenter
Mary DiCamillo, EdD, MT-BC, Doula (DONA) is the founder and Clinical Training Director of Sound Birthing Music TM. This training program grew out of Mary's extensive doctoral and post-doctoral work in Pre and Peri-Natal Music Therapy. Mary has also led a group practice of Music Therapists working in this field. A leader in this field, Mary has a passion for sharing this work and helping to bring babies into the world in the most peaceful way possible. Mary also works as a teacher and a professional musician. She and her family reside in Southern California.
Workshop Outline 3 hours (50 min. hours)
9:00- 10:30 a.m. Pre-Test, Birth Philosophies and History, Birthing Environments, The Birth Process, Summary of MTACB Research, MTACB Foundations
10:30 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Functions of Music in Birthing, Sound Birthing Music Categories, Sound Birthing Music Playlists for Labor and Birth, Sound Birthing MTACB Treatment Process, Writing Womb Songs, Using Music and Singing to Support Bonding in the first hour after birth, Post Test
Educational Objectives of this Training Workshop
Upon completion of the workshop the participants will demonstrate knowledge and will be able to:
Identify the functions of music in labor and birth to decrease pain during labor and birthing (CBMT Board Certification Domain II A 2 af)
Describe the documentation skills for the 6 steps of the Sound Birthing Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth Treatment Process. (CBMT Board Certification Domain IV B 1)
Gain knowledge of the steps and progression of labor and birthing and how music can support the patient through this process. (CBMT Board Certification Domain I B 2)
Continuing Education Credit
Music Therapy: CMTE
This Sound Birthing Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth Workshop is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists to award 3 Continuing Music Therapy Education Credits. The Provider Sound Birthing maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT Policies and Criteria for Continuing Music Therapy Education
NYS Licensed Creative Arts Therapists
Molloy College is in the process of applying for CE credit from NY State for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists and we expect to hear on our application statis shortly before the program date. We will notify participants via email on the status once we hear from NYS. If approved, this program will be offered for 3 hours of CEU credit for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists.
Online registration is available by clicking here. Please note that if you are registering online, after you enter your charge card information you should click "Continue to Checkout" just once. It can take up to a minute or two for the charge to be processed. If you click more than once the system will void the registration and you will need to call the CE Office at 516-323-3550 to register.
Phone-in registration is available by calling 516.323.3550 with your MasterCard, Discover or Visa. To register in person, by fax or mail, please click here.
Early Registration until January 13, 2017: $20
Regular Registration, January 14 - February 24: $25
Late Registration, February 25 - March 30: $30
At the Door: $35
Molloy Students, Faculty and Staff (Please use your Molloy email address when registering): No Charge
Non-Molloy Students (provide copy of student ID, must register by February 24): $10
Molloy Alumni: 25% discount
Registration is limited. In-person registration the day of the conference is on a space available basis and cannot be guaranteed.
Online registration is available by clicking here. Phone-in registration is available by calling 516.323.3550 with your MasterCard, Discover or Visa. To register in person, by fax or mail, please click here.
Refund Policy: A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us by February 24. Refunds will not be granted after February 24: however, substitutions can be made up until the day of the conference at no charge.
The conference will be given in the Larini Room (Room 290A) on the second floor of the Public Square Building on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, NY, 11571. Travel directions will be sent with your confirmation, but can also be downloaded by clicking here.
If you should need hotel arrangements, please click here for a list of area hotels or call 516.323.3554.
Questions regarding registration?
Contact Cindy Thomas, Assistant to the Director, Summer Sessions and Conference Services