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MU607 – Music-Centred Psychotherapy Supervision

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Author ahnationtalk
Date October 24, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8473
Position Title : MU607 – Music-Centred Psychotherapy Supervision
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Music
Term : January 3 – April 4, 2018
Campus : Waterloo
Anticipated Class Size : 15
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : The Faculty of Music, Wilfrid Laurier University, requires part-time contract academic staff (CAS) to teach the course listed below in the Winter Term 2018 to be taught at the Waterloo Campus. Following is a brief description of the course to indicate the content and level of difficulty. We would be happy to provide additional information that may be required. 

MU607        Music-Centred Psychotherapy Supervision – 0.5 credit
Through the exploration of group analytic music therapy and supervision processes, students present their own case material and learn to apply knowledge of the therapists’ self on the therapeutic process.  The interplay between musical and verbal evaluation is a crucial facet of the course, and students learn to structure and facilitate the therapeutic process by observing verbal and musical psychotherapeutic group interventions and analysis of musical and psychotherapeutic processes.  The concepts of safe and effective use of self in the therapeutic relationship, vicarious and secondary traumatization, compassion fatigue, and burn out will be explored. Winter Term. Thursdays from 1:00 – 3:50pm.

Rate of pay for 0.5 undergraduate and graduate intramural courses: $ 7407.40 plus 4% in lieu of benefits and 4% in lieu of vacation. Total classroom hours for a 0.5 credit weight course: 36 hours.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : Music Therapy
Qualifications – Other :
Group analytic music therapy (GAMT) or analytical music therapy (AMT) training and experience.

Registered psychotherapist status (CRPO membership).
Application Deadline : Monday, November 6, 2017
Submit with Application :

Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered

To Apply :

Please address applications to Renée Ellis at the following email address:
This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.
For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

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