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Published Work

Forthcoming

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

2024

Pickard, B. and Davies, H. (2024), '“An asset to the profession, not an inconvenience”: The Lived Experiences of Past and Present Disabled Music Therapists and Disabled Music Therapy Student in the UK', British Association for Music Therapy Conference 2024, Leicester, UK, 17-19th May 2024.

Brooksby, J., Chapman, T., Coombes, E., Douglas, C., Dyer, M., Eves, M., Grant, E. Green, E., Luxton, R., Nash, M., Philip, E., Pickard, B., Powell-Davies, C., Price, R., Salt, K., Sheppard, E. and Stokoe, A. (2024), 'An initial exploration into the perceptions and experiences of arts therapists (music therapists, art psychotherapists and drama therapists) and arts therapies students who are studying, living and/or practising in Wales, about eco-anxiety and how this impacts or intersects with their practice', British Association for Music Therapy Conference 2024, Leicester, UK, 17-19th May 2024.

Davies, H., Pickard, B., Roman, T. and Hadjineophytou, S. (2024), 'Engaging with the Revised HCPC Standards of Proficiency as an Opportunity for Growth in Our Understanding of Disability in the Music Therapy Profession', British Association for Music Therapy Conference 2024, Leicester, UK, 17-19th May 2024.

2023

Pickard, B. (2023), 'Moving Towards Anti-Oppressive Practice in Music Therapy', Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 32(4).
 

Annesley, L. & Pickard, B. (2023), 'BAMT Music Therapy Conversations' [Podcast], Available at: British Association for Music Therapy :: Beth Pickard (bamt.org)

Coombes, E., Abou-Amer, S. & Pickard, B. (2023), ''I started to think in a different way': Analysis of the lived experience of Palestinian Educators and Social Workers who received a Therapeutic Music Training Programme', International Journal of Music, Health and Wellbeing, 

2022

Pickard, B. (2022), ‘Count Me In! Research Report’ [Online], Available at https://www.livemusicnow.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Count-Me-In-Report.pdf

Pickard, B. and Rushton, R. (2022), ‘Investigating the Impact of Volunteering with Melody Music Birmingham (MMB) on the Professional Development and Career Pathways of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Students’, British Journal of Music Education. First view, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0265051722000237

Pickard, B. (2022), Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy as an Opportunity for Consciousness Raising in the Music Therapy Profession: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective, European Music Therapy Conference: Please Disturb, Edinburgh, UK, 8-12th June 2022.

Lawes, M., Annesley, L., Procter, S., Odell-Miller, H., Robarts, J., Tsiris, G., Warner, C., Wetherick, D., Wilson, D., Axon, R. and Pickard, B. (2022), The identity and role of music therapy in the UK: history, practices, theories, values, diversity and organisations, European Music Therapy Conference: Please Disturb, Edinburgh, UK, 8-12th June 2022.

McDermott, O., Thompson, G., Pickard, B., Bradt, J., Metell, M., Beck, B., Clark, I. and Geretsegger, M. (2022), Strategies for success in peer-reviewed publications: Insights from the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy editorial team, European Music Therapy Conference: Please Disturb, Edinburgh, UK, 8-12th June 2022.

Myerscough, F., Pickard, B., Wilson, D. and Davies, H. (2022), What can I do? Action planning to promote equity in our profession (and beyond), European Music Therapy Conference: Please Disturb, Edinburgh, UK, 8-12th June 2022.

Pickard, B., Coombes, E., Hickles, J., Dando, J., Ryan, J., Jones, R., Jones, L., Robinson, H. and Johnston, C. (2022), What are UK-based musicians’ perceptions of the training route to the music therapy profession in the UK European Music Therapy Conference: Please Disturb, Edinburgh, UK, 8-12th June 2022.

Pickard, B. (2022), Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy as an Opportunity for Consciousness Raising in the Music Therapy Profession: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective, British Journal of Music Therapy. 36(1), p. 5-15.

Pickard, B. (2022), ‘The Importance of Collaboration: Valuing the Expertise of Disabled People Through Social Confluence’ in King, H. (Ed), Developing Expertise for Teaching in Higher Education: Practical Ideas for Professional Learning and Development, SEDA / Routledge. pp. 69-84. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003198772-7

 

2021

Pickard, B. (2021), ‘Undergraduate Creative Arts Students’ Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Disability: Advancing a Critical Disability Studies Informed Curriculum’, Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 20(2), p. 141-161, https://doi.org/10.1386/adch_00036_1

Magee, W., Archer, A., Davies, H., Myerscough, F., Pickard, B. & Wilson, D. (2021), ‘The Work We Need to Do’ Keynote presentation and panel discussion – Michael Swallow Memorial Lecture, British Association of Music Therapy Biennial Conference [Online], 9-11th April 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), p. 1-34, https://doi.org/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, 34(2), p. 82-94.

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, 43(2), p. 110-128, 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 University, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 19-23rd February 2018.

 

2017

Pickard, B. (2017), ‘Examining the utility of music interventions for children with learning disabilities’ Conference Report, Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy, First View (Advance online publication), p. 1-11.

 

2016

Pickard, B (2016) ‘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.

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