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Petra Kern Publishes Research in Journal

Dr. Petra Kern published a study on music therapy services for clients with autism spectrum disorder in the Journal of Music Therapy's winter 2013 issue.

A collaboration with the American Music Therapy Association strategic priority on music therapy and autism spectrum disorder workgroup, Dr. Kern and colleagues Dr. Nicole Rivera, Alie Chandler and Marcia Humpal surveyed professional members of the AMTA serving clients with ASD.

In the article, Music Therapy Services for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Survey of Clinical Practices and Training Needs, the authors state: "Findings suggest music therapy practices and services for individuals with ASD have shifted and now reflect a slightly higher percentage of caseload, a broader age range of clients, and a trend to serve clients in home and community settings. Most therapeutic processes align with recommended practices for ASD and incorporate several of the recognized evidence-based practices. Less understood or recognized are inclusion practices and latest developments in the field of ASD."

» Read the full article at OxfordJournals.org

Dr. Petra Kern is a faculty member in the music therapy program at Marylhurst University. Her clinical and research focus is on young children with autism spectrum disorder, inclusion, and teacher and parent training.

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