Posts Tagged ‘Government/Legal Issues’
Documenting Music Therapy on the MDS 3.0
Copyright Issues for Music Therapists, Part Three: Infringement, Fair Use, and Licensing
If you are a music therapist, you likely have a pretty sizeable collection of music on your iPod or stacks of CDs strewn around your home. You probably also have a good number of popular songs in your memory bank, ready to play and sing for music therapy sessions. You also probably know that much,…Read More
Copyright Issues for Music Therapists, Part Two: Work for Hire?
Music therapists encounter copyright issues all the time in their professional work, sometimes by creating new works and sometimes by performing or otherwise disseminating other people’s creative work. In part one of this series, we looked at the basic purpose of and qualifications for copyright protection. In this post, I will discuss potential implications of…Read More
Copyright Issues for Music Therapists, Part One: Copyright Basics
All of us are familiar with the © symbol appearing on books and CD covers, and we’ve all seen the dire warnings from the FBI about copying videos, but we may know less about how copyright issues affect music therapy practice. I recently attended a continuing education class for music therapists about copyright issues as…Read More