Positive Peer Culture: A working definition for the music therapist
Journal/Book: Music Therapy Perspectives. 1987; 4: 19-23.
Abstract: Describes positive peer culture (PPC), a group-oriented treatment modality used in the rehabilitation of delinquent youth. The basic tenets of PPC are highlighted, and the role of both group and 1-on-1 music therapy within a PPC program is discussed. A list of questions that the therapist can ask to aid the goal-setting process is included. ABSTRACT 2: This article focuses on Positive Peer Culture (PPC), a group-oriented treatment modality used in the rehabilitation of delinquent youth. Some of the basic tents of PPC are highlighted, and implications for music therapy within a PPC program are offered
Note: Using Smart Source Parsing positive peer culture program & role of music therapy; rehabilitation; delinquent youth
Keyword(s): Music therapy; group counseling; juvenile delinquents; peer relations; rehabilitation