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Music Therapy

Pre-Internship Music Therapy Field Experiences at SWOSU

Pre-internship clinical experiences are an integral part of the music therapy study. Agencies in Weatherford as well as neighboring communities (Clinton, Cordell, metropolitan Oklahoma City , and Enid) are affiliated with SWOSU Music Therapy Program and provide a wide range of pre-internship clinical training options for students in music therapy field studies.

Agencies are listed below to provide an overview of the diversity of sites available to students. Links to some facilities web sites are underlined. Several of the sites are also the University Affiliated clinical training internship (UAI) sites for music therapists from SWOSU and other academic programs.  They are listed with (UAI) by the name of facilities

Adult Residential Institution

  • Northern OK Resource Center of Enid (UAI)

Early Childhood

  • Burcham Elementary School—Developmental Program
  • EBC Child Development Center
  • Nance Elementary School—Early Intervention

K-12 Special Education

  • Clinton Middle School
  • Cordell High School Alternative Education
  • Enid School District
  • Norman Public School Alternative Education
  • Weatherford High School Alternative Education
  • West Elementary School


  • Companion Hospice
  • Trinity-New Seasons Hospice
  • Western Oklahoma Hospice

Mental Health

  • Integris Bass Behavioral Health
  • Red Rock West Behavioral Heath Services

Nursing Home/Geriatric Center

  • Alterra Assisted Living Center
  • Corn Heritage Village of Weatherford
  • United Methodist Retirement Center
  • Weatherford Living Center
  • Weatherwood Assisted Living

Physical Rehabilitation

  • Integris Clinton Regional Rehabilitation Services
  • Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Center (Integris Baptist Hospital)

General & Specialized Hospitals

Private Contracted Music Therapy Services

  • SWOSU Music Therapy Lab
  • DrumBEAT/Health Rhythm—Todd Balcom, MT-BC
  • Jennifer Voss, MME, NMT, MT-BC
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