North Central College - Naperville, IL

Students accompany Rivera, who gives talk on music therapy

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Nicole Rivera, adjunct assistant professor of psychology, presented a session titled “When Classes Get ‘Out of Tune’: Dealing with Challenging Behaviors” at the Old Town School of Music in Chicago on Feb. 13. The session was part of a combined meeting of faculty for the Old Town School of Music and the Illinois Association for Music Therapy. Three North Central students also attended the meeting as a Verandah experience, titled “Multicultural Music: Songs, Interventions, and Techniques.” The meeting and its various sessions were attended by some 100 professionals and was open to all North Central students.

In addition to teaching psychology, Rivera is a board-certified music therapist and has worked in the field for more than 17 years.

02-22-2011