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    Arts therapies improve parent-child interactions

    Recent data from Chroma’s Assessment of Parent-Child Interactions (APCI) shows an average +21.7% improvement in parent-child interactions as a result of working with one of our arts therapists. Adoptive families and their children undertook a pre-therapy APCI, followed by a period of therapy facilitated by one of Chroma experienced team of arts therapists. After the therapy intervention was over, the families did … MORE

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    BABICM/CMSUK/VRA Joint Conference

    Realising Potential Through Creativity – we won! Chroma attended last week’s BABICM/CMSUK/VRA Joint Conference in Nottingham, talking with 100’s of case managers, solicitors, OTs, PTs and others. It was a really positive conference. Chroma’s Anna Menen-Sanchez and Crystal Solomon Le Bars from the Portland Hospital, London won the Poster Competition. Voted on by delegates, their poster highlighted the clear benefit of Neurologic … MORE

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    Music therapy and end of care with children

    Pete McPhail, Music therapist at Helen & Douglas House hospice in Oxford Peter talks about the new draft NICE guidelines which suggest that music should be used to explain death to terminally ill children. Peter discusses the role of music therapy in end of life care. It’s a great short video explaining the work of a music therapist in this area.

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    Neurorehabilitation and Music Therapy

    Dr Jeanette Tamplin discusses Neurorehabilitation and Music Therapy This is a great introduction to music therapy practice and research within the field of NeuroHealth and neuro-rehab. It’s about 3 minutes long, and features some great animated content too.

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    Adult Cancer and Music Therapy

    Adult Cancer and Music Therapy This super video features music therapist Dr Emma O’Brien talking about her work supporting people with cancer. Often towards the end of a patient’s life, and working with family members, music therapy is an effective and sensitive modality.

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    Adoption Support testimonial

    Hearing from the families we work with, about their experience of working with us is really important. This testimonial was given to us recently from a parent who is accessing art therapy via Chroma, as part of an adoption support package of therapy. “I have found the art therapy intervention over recent months to have been highly positive in our present situation … MORE

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    Early years effectiveness brings families together in 10 week programme

    Chroma facilitated a ten week music therapy programme specifically for families who have a child with a special educational need or a disability. The sessions were held in a children’s centre. Ahmed, a three and a half year old, had a probable diagnosis of autism. The family had support from the county council’s early years portage team, who were helping the family to … MORE