Recruiting Musicians for Health and Social Care
Course description within. Take an in-depth look at how to find and interact with professional and amateur musicians in your care setting.
A must for all administrators and program leaders in any care setting, this course will help you learn to incorporate live music into programming. Upon completion of this course, students will feel more confident to:
- Manage inquiries from interested music volunteers or workers
- Create simple music programs for health care settings
- Recruit and vet musicians for these programs
- Manage these programs
- Support the recruited musicians
StartMODULE 1 - Introduction (16:26)
StartMODULE 2 - Know What You're Looking For (19:16)
StartMODULE 3 - Where to Look (9:46)
StartMODULE 4 - How to Hire (10:50)
StartMODULE 5 - Managing Inquries (9:02)
StartMODULE 6 - Setting Things Up for Success (7:10)
StartMODULE 7 - Putting It All Together (6:10)
Sarah Pearson is a music therapist with experience working in oncology, palliative care, and mental health. Sarah developed Room 217’s Music Care Training program where she is currently an instructor and has developed several music programs in diverse health and social care settings. She has a background in non-profit communications, and performs regularly as a singer, choral artist, and songwriter. Sarah holds a master’s degree in music therapy, as well a graduate diploma in spiritual care and psychotherapy, an Honours BA in English, and a music performance diploma. She is currently working on a PhD in social work.