Published Work

Forthcoming

 

Pickard, B. and Rushton, R. (Forthcoming), ‘Investigating the Impact of Volunteering with Melody Music Birmingham (MMB) on the Professional Development and Career Pathways of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Students’, (under review with the British Journal of Music Education).

 

Pickard, B. (Forthcoming), ‘The Hierarchy of Knowledge in Higher Education: Privileging the Expertise of Disabled People Through Social Confluence’ in King, H. (Ed), Exploring Expertise in Teaching in Higher Education (working title), SEDA / Routledge.

 

Pickard, B. (Forthcoming), ‘Undergraduate Creative Arts Students’ Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Disability: Advancing a Critical Disability Studies Informed Curriculum’, (under review with Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education).

 

Pickard, B. (Forthcoming), What are Welsh Universities’ Websites Telling Disabled Applicants About their Interpretation of Disability? (under review by M Jeffress (Ed) for Routledge’s Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Series: Discussing Disability: Critical Reflections on How We Talk To, Through and About Disability. Routledge).

 

Pickard, B. (Forthcoming), ‘Consciousness Raising: Collective Responsibility for Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education’, In Martin, N. (Ed), Critical Practices in Higher Education: Universal Design for Learning (working title), Critical Publishing.

2021

Pickard, B. (2021), ‘How is disability portrayed through Welsh universities’ disability service web pages: A Critical Disability Studies perspective’, Learning and Teaching: International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 14(1), DOI: 10.3167/latiss.2021.140102.

2020

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘An Introduction to a Disability Studies Informed Perspective in Music Therapy’ [Online], Global Music Therapy Educators’ eLibrary.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘The Hierarchy of Knowledge in Higher Education: Privileging the Expertise of Disabled People Through Social Confluence’, HEPPP Research Network Symposium: Exploring Expertise in Teaching in HE, University of the West of England, UK, 16th October 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘A Critical Reflection on the HCPC Standards of Proficiency for Arts Therapists: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective’, British Journal of Music Therapy, Online First, https://doi.org/10.1177/1359457520971812

 

Pickard, B., Thompson, G., Metell, M., Roginsky, E. and Elefant, C. (2020), ‘“It’s Not What’s Done, But Why It’s Done”: Music Therapists’ Understanding of Normalisation, Maximisation and the Neurodiversity Movement’, Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 20(3), https://doi.org/10.15845/voices.v20i3.3110

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘Music Therapy Through the Lens of the Autistic Community’ [Online Presentation], Music Therapy and Autism International Network Meeting [Online], 12th September 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘A Commitment to Accessible Pedagogical Provision: Student Reflections’ (Online Conference Presentation), USW Learning and Teaching Conference 2020 [Online], 16th July 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘Music Therapists’ Understanding of Normalisation, Maximisation and the Neurodiversity Movement’ (Online Presentation), British Association of Music Therapy (BAMT) Autism Network Meeting [Online], 11th July 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘How Do Welsh Universities Portray Disability on Their Webpages?’ (Presentation of Research Report), USW Equality and Diversity Steering Group [Online Meeting], 9th July 2020.

 

Elefant, C., Thompson, G., Metell, M., Roginsky, E., Pickard, B. and Gottschewski, K. (2020), ‘The Neurodiversity Movement Invites Us to

Consider Why We Work the Way Do as Music Therapists’ [Online Conference Presentation], World Music Therapy Congress [Online], 7th-8th July 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ’Collective Responsibility for Notetaking in Higher Education: The Unanticipated Outcomes of a Pedagogical Research Project’, International Journal of Technology and Inclusive Education, 9(1), p. 1512-1519, DOI: 10.20533/ijtie.2047.0533.2020.0186.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘A Qualitative Content Analysis of Welsh Universities’ Disability Service Websites and Consideration of Their Potential Impact on Recruitment of Diverse Learners: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective’, National Association of Educators in Practice Conference 2020: Whose Placement is it Anyway?, Birmingham, UK, 24th April 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘The Shifting Research-Teaching Nexus: Exploring the Multiple Roles of Student, Participant and Researcher in a Music Therapy Training Programme’, BAMT Biannual Conference: Collaboration and Exchange, Belfast, UK, 3-5th April 2020.

 

Pickard, B., Capstick, J., Fernie, P., Fuller, C., Goodman, M., Mainwaring, A. and Williams-Jones, E. (2020), ‘What is the Wider University Community’s Understanding of Music Therapy?’, BAMT Biannual Conference: Collaboration and Exchange, Belfast, UK, 3-5th April 2020.

Pickard, B. (2020), ’Collective Responsibility for Notetaking in Higher Education: The Unanticipated Outcomes of a Pedagogical Research Project’, Annual National Teaching Fellows Symposium, Birmingham, UK, 5-6th March 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘What are Welsh Universities’ Websites Telling Disabled Applicants About their Interpretation of Disability?’, Annual National Teaching Fellows Symposium, Birmingham, UK, 5-6th March 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘Provocation on Inclusivity in Higher Education: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective’, USW Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences Learning and Teaching Enhancement Committee, 26th February 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘PhD by Portfolio: Consciousness Raising as a Vehicle for Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’, USW Music Therapy Student Conference, Newport, UK, February 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘Provocation on Inclusivity in Higher Education: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective’, USW Faculty of Business and Society Learning and Teaching Enhancement Committee, 10th February 2020.

 

Coombes, E. and Pickard, B. (2020), 'Riding in Tandem: Journeying the Research-Teaching Nexus in Partnership' Paper presented at Online Conference for Music Therapy, Online, United Kingdom, 1-2nd February 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), ‘Provocation to Learning and Teaching and Enhancement Committee: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective’, USW Learning and Teaching Enhancement Committee Away Day, 8th January 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2020), 'The Learning Profile as a Recipe for Success: Instrumental Tuition for Musicians Who Have Down’s Syndrome' Down's Syndrome Association Journal, 141, p. 31-34, No DOI.

2019

 

Pickard, B. (2019), ‘Autism Diagnosis or Neurodivergent Identity?’, USW Music Therapy and Autism Conference, Newport, UK, 16th November 2019.

 

Pickard, B and Romppanen, M (2019), 'Within and Across Boundaries: Music Therapists Teaching Across Disciplines in Higher Education: Mikko Romppanen Interviewed by Beth Pickard' Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy, http://approaches.gr/pickard-i20191006.

 

Pickard, B. (2019), 'A Framework for Mediating Medical and Social Models of Disability in Instrumental Tuition for Children with Down Syndrome' Research Studies in Music Education, Online First, DOI: 10.1177/1321103X19855416

 

Davies, B. and Pickard, B. (2019), 'Artistic Voices in The Grimms’ Woods: A Creative Collaboration of Inclusive Theatre, Special Education and Higher Education' (Conference Presentation), Broken Puppet 3 International Symposium, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 17-18th April 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2019), 'Demystifying the Process of Engaging with the Disability and Dyslexia Service in Higher Education' Journal of Inclusive Practice in Further and Higher Education, 10(1), p. 40-58.

 

Pickard, B. (2019), '“A Need to Be Understood”: Students’ Evolving Understanding of Disability Through an Immersive, Inclusive Arts Project' (Conference Presentation), USW FLSE Learning & Teaching Conference 2019, United Kingdom, 4th July 2019.

 

Pickard, B. (2019), 'What are Welsh HEI Websites Telling Disabled Applicants about Academia’s Perception of Disability?' (Conference Presentation), USW FLSE Learning & Teaching Conference 2019, United Kingdom, 4th July 2019.

 

Thompson, G., Elefant, C., Roginsky, E., Metell, M. and Pickard, B. (2019), 'What Can the Neurodiversity Movement Offer Music Therapy?' (Roundtable Conference Presentation), European Music Therapy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 26-30th June 2019.

 

Coombes, E., Maclean, E., Oldfield, A., Roberts, A. and Pickard, B. (2019), 'Music therapy and autism: a spectrum of approaches across the lifespan - what does this mean for the profession?' (Roundtable Conference Presentation), European Music Therapy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 26-30th June 2019.

 

Pickard, B. (2019), Valuing Neurodiversity: A humanistic, non-normative model of music therapy exploring Rogers’ Person-Centred Approach with young adults with autism spectrum conditions . in E Coombes, H Dunn, E Maclean, H Mottram & J Nugent (eds), Music Therapy and Autism Across the Lifespan: A Spectrum of Approaches . Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, p. 297-330.

 

Pickard, B. (2019), 'The Process, Challenges and Opportunities of Developing a Curriculum in a Creative and Therapeutic Arts Undergraduate Degree Programme' International Journal of Art and Design Education,.39(1), p. 98-112, DOI: 10.1111/jade.12226.

2018

 

Coombes, E. and Pickard, B. (2018), 'Let Your Passion Be Your Purpose' (Conference Presentation), Nordic Music Therapy Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, 7-8th August 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), 'Construction of Normalcy and Diversity in Music Therapy Theory and Practice' (Conference Presentation), Lancaster University Disability Studies Conference, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 11-13th September 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), 'A Holistic, Humanistic Perspective on Music Therapy: Integrating Carl Rogers' Person-Centred Approach' (Conference Presentation), Nordic Music Therapy Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, 7-8th August 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), ‘Positive About Down Syndrome is with Beth Pickard’ [Online], https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=980475375447141&id=794613354033345 Accessed 6th Jun 2020.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), ‘Differentiation as Celebrating an Able Identity or Perpetuating an Ableist Perspective? Critical Perspectives on an Evidence Based Approach for Instrumental Tuition for Musicians Who Have Down’s Syndrome’ (Conference Presentation), Cripping the Muse: A Summit in Music and Disability Studies, University of Leeds, 4-5th July 2018.

 

Pickard, B. and Romppanen, M. (2018), ‘Conference Reflection: HAMK International Wellbeing Week and a Chance Meeting with a Fellow Music Therapist’, Leading Note: BAMT Magazine.

 

Pickard, B. and Dower, T. (2018), ‘Vaguely Artistic: Disabled Musicians as Experts in an Inclusive Community Music Project in Higher

Education, From a Social Confluence Perspective’ (Conference Presentation), Cripping the Muse: A Summit in Music and Disability Studies, University of Leeds, 4-5th July 2018.

 

Pickard, B (2018), 'Social Construction of Disability: Parallel Process in Arts Therapies Education and Practice' (Conference Presentation), United Kingdom Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) Creating Inclusive Postgraduate Cultures and Communities Annual Conference, Bristol, United Kingdom, 2-3rd July 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), ‘Developing a Meaningful Community of Practice: The Challenges and Opportunities of Revalidating a Degree Programme in Creative and Therapeutic Arts’ (Conference Presentation), University of South Wales Learning and Teaching Conference 2018, Pontypridd, UK, 29th June 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), ‘The Process of Accessing the Disability and Dyslexia Service at USW: Outcomes of a Collaborative Pilot Study’ (Conference Presentation), University of South Wales Learning and Teaching Conference 2018, Pontypridd, UK, 29th June 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), ‘Challenging Interpretations of Disability in Theory and in Practice’ (Conference Presentation), University of South Wales Learning and Teaching Conference 2018, Pontypridd, UK, 29th June 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), 'The Challenges and Opportunities of Innovating a Higher Education Curriculum in Creative and Therapeutic Arts' Paper presented at New Perspectives in Participatory Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, 22-23rd May 2018.

 

Coombes, E. and Pickard, B. (2018),’ The Relationship Between Research and Practice: An Exploration Into How Music Therapy Students’ Personal and Research Interests Can Shape Their Practitioner Identity’, USW FLSE Research Conference, 24th April 2018.

 

Pickard, B. and Romppanen, M. (2018), 'Conference Reflection: HAMK International Wellbeing Week and a Chance Meeting with a Fellow Music Therapist', Leading Note: The Magazine of the British Journal of Music Therapists (BAMT), 21 March 2018.

 

Pickard, B. (2018), 'Inclusive Practice and Sign Supported Communication' (Conference Presentation and Workshops), HAMK International Wellbeing Week, HAMK Univeristy, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 19-23rd February 2018.

 

2017

 

Coombes, E & Pickard, B 2017, 'Research Into Practice – Exploring How Personal Interests Can Shape Practitioner Identity' British Association for Music Therapy Conference 2018, London, United Kingdom, 16/02/18 - 18/02/18

Pickard, B 2017, 'Conference Report: Examining the utility of music interventions for children with learning disabilities' Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy, pp. 1-11.

2016

Pickard, B ‘Microanalysis of an Extract of a Non-Directive Music Therapy Session Captures the Perceived Moment of Change’, for Royal Society of Medicine and Live Music Now Conference ‘Examining the Utility of Music Interventions for Children with Learning Disabilities’. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.14585.98402

2015

Pickard, B 2015, 'Research and Practice: Right and Wrong: A Joint Conference for Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Arts Therapies' Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy, pp. 1-6.