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Shared music, shared occupation: Embedding music as a socio-altruistic collective- and co-occupation in occupational therapy education

de Jong, Daniela Castro; Pike, Georgia; West, Susan; Valerius, Harley; Kay, Anne; Ellis, Stephanie


Music is a complex occupation, with multiple positive effects on health, occupational performance, collaboration, and socialisation. This educational discussion paper describes a 6-year collaboration between an occupational therapy program in a mid-sized Australian city and a socio-altruistic music program designed to empower all participants to engage in helping others through music. Within this transdisciplinary collaboration, singing with others is framed as both a co-occupation and a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-07-29
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Occupational Science
DOI: 10.1080/14427591.2020.1793808


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