Barcelona City Council | Capital humàBarcelona City Council website

Home  > Job profiles

 

 Send

Enviar


Regulations

In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

 
Get to know this occupation

Other denominations

Educator with music

Description

Music therapists design, develop and implement therapeutic interventions for curative purposes based on the potentials of music as a work method and tool. They aim to improve the physical, psychological sensory and social recovery processes of individuals or groups, whether as specific activities or as complementary activities, as a part of an overall care programme.

Tasks

  • Perform work as part of a medical or welfare team, or may provide services independently, to aid with problems or conditions (which may be social, sensory, psychological or physical) related to the communication processes of individuals or groups, utilising music-based therapies.
  • Take the medical history of patients, with the execution or interpretation of a vital, psychological or sonor-musical diagnosis, made based on the systematic collection of data.
  • Design individually, or with other professionals, a personalised treatment and therapy for the patient's or group's diagnosed problems or condition in an attempt to improve communicative, relational, emotional and affective processes, using components of non-verbal language, based on music as a work method and tool.
  • Develop psychological, teaching and musical materials and resources to conduct the therapy designed based on the preliminary diagnosis and according to the problem to be addressed (improvement in self-esteem, emotional areas, control, psychomotor skills, coordination of psychomotor movements, relaxation, muscle tone, space-time orientation, learning through reading writing, etc.)
  • Design activities and exercises according to the music therapy method and verify them, if necessary, with other professionals that aid in the care of individuals or groups.
  • Select musical pieces (live music, songs, melodies, etc.), sounds, noises and musical instruments in accordance with the therapy designed and the needs of individuals or groups to work on problems or conditions using musical elements (rhythm, sound, harmony, melody, etc.).
  • Conduct and monitor music therapy sessions for individuals or groups to improve communication, relational, emotional and affective processes using components of non-verbal language.
  • Prepare follow-up reports on the progress of individuals or groups, within a workplace, and inform patients about improvements in order to determine the continuity of therapy.

Quick access and copyright:

Centre per al desenvolupament professional Porta22
Convent de Sant Agustí
Ca n'Andalet

Barcelona Treball (Porta22)
+34 934 019 899
bcn.cat/treball

Barcelona Activa Headquarters
Llacuna, 162-164
08018 Barcelona
+34 934 019 777
bcn.cat/barcelonactiva

Generalitat de Catalunya
Unió Europea FEDER
Unió Europea FSE