Volume 10 (2) 2018 – Conference report (first published on 20 June 2018)
Conference report: The 2016 ISME Commission on Special Music Education and Music Therapy Pre-Conference Seminar
The 2016 ISME Commission on Special Music Education and Music Therapy Pre-Conference Seminar | 20-23 July 2016 | Edinburgh, UK
Kamile Geist, PhD, MT-BC serves as the Director of Music Therapy and Director of the Individual Interdisciplinary Program at Ohio University. A board-certified music therapist for 20 years, Dr. Geist’s scholarship focuses on the effect rhythmic interventions have on improving attention behaviours and reducing stress in young children and their teachers, parents or caregivers. Her research, the Keep a Beat programme and the Infant Caregiver Stress study, received funding from the Ohio University Baker Research Fund and the Innovation Strategy Fund. She is widely published and presents internationally including in Ecuador, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, and Scotland.