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The Future of Music Therapy in Hong Kong: Opportunities and Career Paths

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26Aug 2023 (Sat)16:00 - 17:00 Free
Room 311, 3/F., Admiralty Centre, Admiralty
  • Mr Pan Ho ( USA and Canada Credentialed Music Therapist(MT-BC, MTA) Adjunct lecturer, HKU SPACE PgDip in Music Therapy; Clinical supervisor, University of Melbourne Master of Music Therapy)

Mr Pan Ho

Pan graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, majoring in Counselling and the University of Dayton (Dayton, OH. U.S.A) with a Bachelor’s degree in Music, majoring in Music Therapy and minor in Psychology. He was the training coordinator for the Institute for Therapy through the Arts and was responsible for clinical training and volunteer program and coordinated workshops and trainings for other organizations. He worked collaboratively with other creative arts therapist and provided assessment and treatment to adults and children with various needs. Pan is also one of the co-authors for the music therapy social skills assessment tool Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation (MTSSA): Clinical guidelines for group work with children and adolescents and Music – Not that simple: Music therapy case sharing. Pan is one of the few Hong Kong music therapists with full-time overseas clinical experience. He is also the co-founder of the Institute for Creative Art therapy (HK) Ltd. He currently provides community based music therapy to various organizations and schools, as well as an adjunct lecturer at HKU SPACE to teach different levels of music therapy courses.

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音樂治療入門 音樂治療基礎證書 Postgraduate Diploma in Music Therapy

Becoming a credentialed music therapist? Music therapy has become a progressively established allied health profession around the world, and the demand for qualified music therapists is growing. Can one receive quality training in Hong Kong? This seminar will provide information on our PgDip in Music Therapy program, which offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers the theory, practice, and research of music therapy. Our adjunct lecturer Mr Pan Ho will discuss the benefits of pursuing a postgraduate diploma in music therapy, and offer advice on how to become a registered music therapist. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the field of music therapy to learn more about the profession and explore the possibilities of pursuing a career in this rewarding field.