SUNY New Paltz offers Continuing Education Credits throughout the year. Current CEU opportunities are listed below. Please contact Dylan Hurley at 845-257-3299 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Education at SUNY New Paltz and the Music Therapy Program Presents:
Music of Hate, Music for Healing
November 18, 2023~ 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Online Continuing Education Course
The course will be in two parts.
Part One will focus on headlines that demonstrate the growth of hatred in our current environment. The presenter will present information demonstrating some of the ways that music has been used to spread hate. Definitions of Hate Music and some of its common characteristics will be discussed. Love, compassion, and forgiveness will be presented as alternatives to hate. Historical examples of Hate Music will be presented, followed by more recent examples. Functions of Hate Music will be given, as well as why Hate Music should be considered a dangerous public health concern. Part two will end on a positive note by citing the work of the organization Life After Hate.
Part Two will focus on music therapy as a counterpoint to Hate Music; to help and to heal. Professional documents will be cited from AMTA and CBMT to help guide responses to Hate Music if encountered in MT practice or personal lives. Prominent music therapists will be quoted regarding their experiences with Hate Music or hatred. In Part Two, participants will consider their own biases through music, and will discuss possible strategies and approaches for handling Hate Music. Examples of “musical push back” will be given, as well as an examples of a real music therapy project that dealt with reactions to Hate Music
This workshop will be presented by Ted Ficken, PhD, MT-BC/L. More information on Ted Ficken can be found here: https://www.tedfickenmusic.org/
- Participants will be able to define what is meant by “Hate Music” (CBMT Domains I.B.d.h.i, I.C.4, and I.D.10)
- Participants will be able to describe how AMTA/CBMT documents provide guidance to music therapists relevant to "Hate Music" (i.e. nondiscrimination policy, code of ethics, standards of practice, CBMT domains).
- Participants will be able to share strategies and ideas for how to deal with “Hate Music”, if encountered in music therapy settings. (CBMT Domain IV.A.2)
Part I 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (1.5 Hours)
Introduction Of Speaker And Topic (5 minutes)
- Part 1 – Ever Present Hate (30 Minutes)
- A. Headlines
- B. Hate and White Supremacy Pyramids
- C. Love Pyramid
- D. Love and Forgiveness Passages
- Part 2 – Hate Music (45 Minutes)
- A. Starting Point of Research
- B. Definitions and Common Characteristics
- C. Historical Examples
- D. More Recent Examples – (Use of Common Characteristics Worksheet)
- E. Functions of Hate Music
- F. Dangers of Hate Music
- Part 3 – Life After Hate (5 minutes)
- A. Life After Hate – the Organization
- B. Public Health Root Causes
- C. De-Radicalization
- D. Taking Action
Break: 3:30 pm to 3:40 pm (10 minutes)
Part II 3:40 pm to 5:10 pm (1.5 Hours)
- Part 1 – Supportive Documents (30 Minutes)
- A. AMTA Statement on Violence
- B. Non-Discrimination Policy
- C. CBMT Domains
- D. AMTA Standards of Professional Practice
- E. AMTA Code of Ethics – (Use of Worksheet Related to Intersectionality and Personal Bias)
- Part 2 – Planning Ahead (50 minutes)
- A. Where Might Music Therapists Encounter Hate Music?
- B. Quotes from Music Therapists
- C. Other Considerations
- D. Musical Push-Back
- E. A Music Therapy Client’s Response to Hate Music (Video and Song)
- Part 3 – Closing (10 Minutes)
- A. Comments and Questions
- B. Contact Information
- C. Book Information
- D. Course Evaluation
Music of Hate, Music for Healing is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists, Inc. for 3 Continuing Music Therapy Education Credits (CMTEs). Continuing Education at SUNY New Paltz Provider (# P-075) maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.
Registration and Payment
|Registration Type||Registration Fee|
|SUNY NP Alumni||$20.00|
|Graduate Students||No charge|
Refund Policy: Individuals can receive a full refund if requested in writing by 11/10/23, a 50% refund if requested in writing between 11/11/23 - 11/16/23. No refunds will be given after 11/16/23. All refund requests can be sent via email to email@example.com.
Individuals interested in registration, can register below. Once registered, you will be prompted to pay online. Communication regarding the workshop will be send to the email address included on the registration form. The zoom link will be sent to all registered participants on Nov. 18, 2023.