Cultural Considerations: Music Therapy Clinical Work in South Korea

Cultural Considerations: Music Therapy Clinical Work in South Korea
  (1 CMTE/1.5 LCATs CE credits)

Thursday, March 31, 2022 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online in real time using Zoom

Presenter:  Seulgi Kim, MS, KCMT (Korean Certified Music Therapist), NRMT 

Program Description
Since America is so multi-cultural, there are many opportunities to work with clients who have different cultural backgrounds in the field. As a music therapists, we know and have continued to learn that it is necessary to have an understanding of various cultures. Through this presentation, I will describe aspects of clinical work in South Korea and Korean culture. Furthermore, I will explain major cultural differences between America and Korea within music therapy based on my experiences as a bilingual Korean music therapist with a graduate degree from the US.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of attending this workshop, participants will: 
- indicate key elements of music therapy practice in South Korea.  
- identify primary cultural differences between American and Korean music therapy practice.  

Seulgi Kim, MS, KCMT (Korean Certified Music Therapist), NRMT 

Seulgi earned her bachelor's degree in Arts Therapy at Jeon-Ju University, South Korea and master's degree in Music Therapy at Molloy University. She completed advanced training in Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy as well. After completing her education in the United States, she obtained the certification of Youth Counselor and taught at Jeon-Ju University. She is currently focusing on providing music therapy to children and adolescents at Good Neighbors: International Humanitarian Development NGO, Yeomyeong special needs School, Dameun Department of Mental Health, and Dameun Clinic.

Continuing Education Credit

Music Therapy: CMTE
This conference is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists, approval number: P-102, to award 1 Continuing Music Therapy Education Synchronous (in-person) Opportunities. The Provider maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT Policies and Criteria for Continuing Music Therapy Education.

NYS Licensed Creative Arts Therapists: LCAT
Molloy University is an approved provider for CE credit from NY State for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists: approval number CAT-0015. This program is offered for 1.5 hours of CEU credit for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists.


Online registration is available by clicking here. If you have any problems please call the CE Office at 516-323-3550 or email:

Phone-in registration is available by calling 516.323.3550 with your MasterCard, Discover or Visa.

Tuition Rates:
Regular Registration: $15
Molloy Full-Time Students, Faculty and Staff, (Please use your Molloy email address when registering): No Charge
Non-Molloy Students (provide your school email address when registering): $5
Molloy Alumni: $10

Registration is limited. Registration the day of the conference is on a space available basis and cannot be guaranteed (there are limits, even with an online program).

Refund Policy:  You may withdraw from the conference for a full refund up until the day of the conference.

Online Information
The conference will be conducted through a live, "real-time" online platform called Zoom. The conference will be held at the same date and times as indicated in the schedule. You will be able to take the program using any type of device that has internet access: PC, Mac, tablet, even a smartphone. You will receive further information on joining the conference online closer to the date.

Questions regarding registration?

Phone: 516.323.3550

The following are some links about our Music Therapy program that you may find interesting:
Video on Molloy's Graduate Music Therapy Program
Twitter Account for Molloy's Graduate Music Therapy Program
Facebook Page for Molloy's Graduate Music Therapy Program