Training in 2021

INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN THE BONNY METHOD of GUIDED IMAGERY AND MUSIC

 

Friday September 10, 2021 (commencing with dinner at 7pm) to Wednesday September 15, 2021 (finishing 3pm)

This 5-day residential intensive program over 37 instructional hours, covers the spectrum of Music & Imagery methods through to the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) in clinical and non-clinical practice, including applications for children, young people, adult clients with health-related conditions and adults seeking personal growth. The course introduces trainees to individual and group music & imagery, the core elements of the Bonny Method of GIM, and three of Helen Bonny’s music programs, experienced both as a guide and as a traveller. There will be experiential sessions conducted in pairs (called dyads).

 

At the end of the course therapists can use Music & Imagery with individuals and groups in their existing practice.

 

The course comprises 37 hours of teaching and learning and can be counted toward Continuing Professional Development (Australian Music Therapy Association) under “Receptive Music Therapy.”

 

VENUE:

The course will be held at the Country Place, 180 Olinda Creek Road, Kalorama in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, outside Melbourne. See the venue at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcob14756H4

 

The area for the training is a dedicated space with accommodation, meals and teaching occurring in one wing of the conference venue. The course is fully catered with a full cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner plus morning and afternoon teas across 5 days. Dietary needs can be catered for and should be indicated on the application form please.

 

SCHEDULE:

The course commences with dinner at 7:00 on Friday September 10, 2021 and concludes at approximately 3:00 on Wednesday September 15th, 2021. Provision will be made in the schedule for participants needing to get to Tullamarine to fly interstate at the end of the course.  Participants must attend all sessions to successfully complete the course.  The full day schedule (Saturday to Tuesday) commences at 9am - 5pm, and 7:30-9:30pm

 

APPLICATIONS:

The course is open to qualified therapists and health care professionals who hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in their field and clinical experience. Application is made via the application form (see bottom of this page). Applications close on Friday August 20, 2021. Applicants will be phoned to discuss the course content and relevance to the applicant’s current therapy work. On acceptance to the course a non-refundable deposit of $250 is required within 7 days to hold your place. A maximum 12 trainees can be accommodated in this training.

 

REFERENCES:

Two references are required – one a character reference and the other a professional reference (see bottom of this page). Please ensure that the referees send the reference directly to me at denisegrocke50@gmail.com, by Friday August 20, 2021 .

FEES:

In addition to the non-refundable $250 deposit, the balance of the fee for the 5-day course is $2110 - paid in full by Monday August 30, 2021 (total cost is $2360). Arrangements can be made to pay in instalments.

 

The fees cover accommodation over 5 nights and catering over 4.5 days, the cost of the teaching space, 8 hours of didactic teaching each day including experiential sessions, and comprehensive course notes.

CANCELLATION FEE:

Cancellation can be made up to Monday August 30, 2021, with fees refunded (excluding non-refundable deposit). Fees cannot be refunded for cancellations after August 30th, unless related to Covid Restrictions as shown on government websites.

THE TEACHING TEAM

The course will be conducted by Professor Denise Grocke PhD (Primary Trainer) and Anja Tanhane (Associate Trainer).

Further information and biography can be found at "About the trainers."

APPLICATION AND REFEREE FORMS

1. Application form

2. Character reference form

3. Professional reference form

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS:

Please contact Denise Grocke at: denisegrocke50@gmail.com; or 0402 579 819.