Online Class

Resistance to Resilience

Rhythm & Truth is excited to offer continuing education opportunities for working professionals looking to enhance their skills in the use of music with adolescents.

  • Deepen your work with teens

  • Learn best practices for using music with youth

  • 8 weeks long

  • Self paced

  • Interactive

  • 100% online

  • Professional mentorship

  • Ongoing community support 

  • Access to curated playlists

  • Cutting edge research and fascinating scientific studies 

  • 4 different specialized courses to choose from 

  • Intimate learning environment (space is limited) 

  • Continuing Education Units available (CEUs) 

  • Specifically created for expressive arts therapists, music therapists, licensed clinicians, teaching artists, musicians, sound healers, drum circle facilitators, educators and practitioners

 

4 Classes Offered

March 15th - May 9th 

​   Topics Include:

  • The Four Elements of Music

  • Anxiety & Stress

  • HeartMath & Coherence

  • Meditation & Mindfulness

  • Insomnia & Interconnection

  • Cymatics & Sound Baths

*no prior musical experience necessary

*Focuses on recorded music and the vibrational qualities of live instruments 

March 15th - May 9th

​   Topics Include:

  • Cultural Competency 

  • The History of Hip-Hop

  • The "System" & Safety

  • Poverty & Pain

  • Peer Pressure & Prejudice 

  • Technology & Sampling

  • Values & Strengths

*prior musical experience recommended

*focuses on the Hip-Hop and R&B genres for beat-making, production & recording. 

May 17th - July 11th

​   Topics Include:

  • Addiction & Recovery 

  • Community & Gangs

  • Movement & Body Percussion

  • Family & Communication 

  • Emotional Release & Mood Elevation 

  • Empathy & Resilience 

*focuses on rhythm based interventions (drum circle faciliation, stepping, beat-boxing and body percussion)

May 17th - July 11th

​   Topics Include:

  • Identity & Self Esteem

  • Authenticity & Expression 

  • Anger & Abuse 

  • Depression & Harm 

  • Trauma, Grief & Loss

  • Social Justice & Equality 


*no prior musical experience necessary

*focuses on current music in the Hip-Hop, R&B & Electronic genres (rapping, freestyling, instrumentals & lyric writing) 

 

Mission Statement 

At Rhythm & Truth, our mission is to provide high quality therapeutic and educational services through the medium of expressive arts in order to contribute to a thriving society as well as encourage professional excellence by offering specialty courses for creative practitioners working with youth.

 

Cancellation Policy 

We offer a full refund if notified of a cancellation 7 days before course begins. If it is less than 7 days, we can offer a 50% refund. We are not able to offer a refund after the course has started and failure to complete all coursework by the class deadline will result in needing to re-register and repay for the class in order to receive the continuing education units. For extenuating circumstances, we can issue a credit which the student can use for the same course at a later date when it is being offered again.

 

Grievance Policy 

Every participant has the right to file a grievance. Participants have the right to file a grievance regarding online or live events, training, or presenter behavior within 90 days of completion of the course relating to the grievance. Participants have the right to contact Summer Lall, founder, at summer@rhythmandtruth.org


Participants have the right to be notified in writing about the decision of the grievance within 90 days of filing.  Any participant has the right to file an appeal to the decision made by Rhythm & Truth. regarding the grievance within 90 days of written decision.  


Any participant has the right to have an unresolved grievance addressed by the CBMT Continuing Education Committee.


Grievance Procedures: To execute a right to file a grievance a participant must:


1. Contact Summer Lall, MT-BC, Founder, in writing within 90 days of the occurrence at summer@rhythmandtruth.org

2. Include a written testimony of the grievance including the nature of the grievance with important details like the date, location, presenter or course content/material related to grievance.

3. Provide copies of any evidence related to their participation at the event in question or evidence of the actual grievance occurring when requested by the continuing education director.

4. Agree to be interviewed via phone or web for any follow up testimony required or questions.  Rhythm & Truth will strive to resolve all grievances within 90 days and maintain the highest level of participant satisfaction possible.


Rhythm & Truth will always execute the following steps in response to a grievance being filed:

1. Provide a written response within 30 days of the filing of a grievance that the grievance has been received and reviewed.

2. Provide the participant filing the grievance with the following timeline for the review process:

a. within 30 days:  notified of receipt and review process begins.

b. within 60 days:  all parties involved, including the filer, will be contacted for interview to gather more information, evidence and testimony as needed.

c. within 90 days: render a written decision to the participant regarding grievance.

3. Provide a date and amount of expected refund in the case of justified grievance within 120 days of the original grievance filing.

4. Provide a list of suggested third party reviewers for participant to choose in the case an appeal to the decision may be desired.


Right to file an appeal:  In the event that Rhythm & Truth rules against a filed grievance a participant may refer to the following procedures to file an appeal:

1. Inform Summer Lall, MT-BC, Founder, of request for an appeal in writing within 90 days of completion of the initial grievance decision via email summer@rhythmandtruth.org


 2. Submit a written statement of reasons for appeal including any original or additional evidence to support the grievance.

3. Agree upon a neutral party arbitrator to review the initial grievance decision and the written appeal.

4. Provide copies of any appeal related evidence confirming participation at the event in question or evidence of the actual grievance occurring when requested by the continuing education director.

5. Agree to be interviewed via phone or web by the third-party arbitrator for any follow up testimony required or questions.


When the initial grievance procedures and appeal processes have been completed the decision made by the third-party arbitrator will be communicated to Summer Lall, MT-BC and the following process will be executed:

1. Rhythm & Truth will provide a written statement of the appeal decision and process.

2. In cases of justified grievance decision, Summer Lall, MT-BC, Founder, will provide a written offer for a monetary refund of registration and course fees to the participant within 30 days of the appeal decision.  All written offers shall include amount and date of distribution of funds returned to participant.

 

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