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A Survey of Board-Certified Music Therapists: Perceptions of the Profession, the Impact of Stress and Burnout, and the Need for Self-Care


Abstract This descriptive research study explored practicing Board-Certified Music Therapists' engagement in self-care as needed from the impact of stress and burnout, as well as perceptions of the music therapy profession and professional association. An online survey was completed by 829 practicing board certified music therapists. Mean scores and percentages of nominal variables were generated from an independent sample. ANOVA was used to compare mean scores of dependent variables with independent variables of two or more categories. Open-ended responses generated extensive qualitative data about stress/burnout, job satisfaction, motivation, and self-care. Those who are not currently members of AMTA reported affordability as the primary reaso... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Murillo, Julie Hoffer (Author) / Crowe, Barbara J (Advisor) / Rio, Robin (Committee member) / Tobias, Evan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / AMTA / burnout / job satisfaction / music therapy / self-care / stress
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 139 pages
Language English
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Note M.M. Music Therapy 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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