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Each quarter, our peer reviewed journal publishes up to six research- and practice-based articles on Australian youth. Find out more about Youth Studies Australia.

June 2009 cover (tiny)

Music for engaging young people in education

by Carmen Cheong-Clinch

Youth Studies Australia, v.28, n.2, 2009, pp.50-57.

Summary: Two music programs were developed specifically to meet therapeutic objectives for newly arrived immigrant and refugee students and for adolescent boys in a residential care facility. The author's observations justify further research to establish whether music can support and nurture the social, physical and mental wellbeing of young people, particularly those who are vulnerable and at risk.

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