Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Petra Kern Presents at Conference in Vienna

Dr. Petra Kern, music therapy faculty, will present at the World Congress of Music Therapy in Vienna, Austria in July 2014.

Dr. Kern will contribute to a seminar titled Studying, Interning and Working Abroad with colleagues from Austria, Canada and the United States.

She will also participate in several roundtable discussions: Good, Better, Best: Recommendations on evidence-based practice for children with autism spectrum disorder; Diversity in Education: Music therapy training in various modalities; The Economics of Therapy: Clients, colleagues, cash and competition; and The Color of Us: Music therapy for children and families in Europe.

In addition, Dr. Kern will be recognized with the 2014 Service Award "for providing significant service to the profession of music therapy through work related to the World Federation of Music Therapy, supporting the growth of the WFMT." As past president of the WFMT, she will co-present student scholarships and awards.

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.

Related News

See All News

Kari Merkl Exhibits at Museum of Contemporary Craft

Kari Merkl, interior design faculty, exhibits two pieces from her Merkled furniture collection at the Museum of Contemporary Craft through January 2015.

Tonda Liggett Published in Democracy & Education Journal

Tonda Liggett, education faculty, published an article about inclusion of English language learners in teaching about democracy in America in the fall 2014 issue of Democracy & Education.

Calendar

See All Events

December 24, 2014

Solutions Group Mediation Praxis

A mediation practice. Learn about conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation. No experience required. Participate or observe. Open to all. Held...

READ MORE

January 08, 2015

Gero-Punk Salon

Join Jennifer Sasser, Ph.D., Gero-Punk Project founder, for an evening of engaging discussion. In her words, "To be a gero-punk is to bravely and c...

READ MORE

January 11, 2015

Music in the Woods: FearNoMusic

For those who enjoy the adventuresome side of music, FearNoMusic will present a program comprised of scores not-often-heard but sure to thrill! V...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

©2013 Marylhurst University