(a) “Music therapy” means the clinical and evidence-based use of specialized music techniques to accomplish individualized goals of music therapy clients by employing strategies and tools that include but are not limited to:
Acceptance of clients referred for music therapy by other health care or educational professionals, family members or caregivers;
Assessment of clients to determine appropriate music therapy services;
Development and implementation of individualized music therapy treatment plans that identify goals, objectives and strategies of music therapy that are appropriate for clients;
Use of music therapy techniques such as improvisation, performance, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, guided imagery with music, learning through music and movement to music;
Evaluation of a client’s response to music therapy techniques and to the client’s individualized music therapy treatment plan;
Any necessary modification of the client’s individualized music therapy treatment plan;
Any necessary collaboration with other health care professionals treating a client; and
Minimizing of barriers that may restrict a client’s ability to receive or fully benefit from music therapy services.
“Music therapy” does not include the diagnosis of physical, mental or communication disorders. [2015 c.632 §1]Note: 681.700 (Definitions for ORS 681.700 to 681.730) to 681.730 (Rules) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 681 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.