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Music Therapy Internship

Listed on the National Roster of the American Music Therapy Association, Palmetto Health provides a 26-week music therapy internship.

This internship is designed to provide experience working with patients in behavioral care, oncology and pediatrics. Those enrolled in the program will have an opportunity to observe, co-lead and lead sessions with child, adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatric patients, as well as sessions with patients in oncology and pediatrics.

Music Therapy Internship Details:

  • Begins with a four-week orientation period
  • During the orientation period, the intern learns how to assess patients for treatment and develop a Music Therapy treatment plan for the patient.
  • Intern also becomes certified in Crisis Prevention Interventions and in Heart Savers
  • After orientation, internship is divided into two 11-week rotations.
  • One rotation focuses on children and adolescents in Behavioral Care
  • One rotation focuses on adults and geriatrics in Behavioral Care
  • Room to room visits are conducted throughout the internship in oncology and pediatrics

Music Therapy Internship Application

For more information about the Music Therapy internship, call 803-296-5546 or download our brochure