Music Project work with Tulalip Tribes featured in Everett Herald

Music Project work with Tulalip Tribes featured in Everett Herald

The Snohomish County Music Project’s work with the Tulalip Tribes was featured in the Everett Herald on Wednesday, October 21.

What appeared to be a simple singalong was actually a program in music therapy, run by the Snohomish County Music Project, a local nonprofit, and paid for by the Tulalip Tribes.

It’s also one of several initiatives the tribes have undertaken in the past year to enhance the mental well-being of its members.

It all falls under the category of “trauma-informed care,” a theory and practice that allows communities that have been exposed to extreme trauma to find a way to recover and heal, and which often extends beyond the initial triggering incident.

The Music Project’s work is part of a larger initiative to develop trauma-informed care to help communities, like Tulalip and Marysville, recover from events like last year’s tragic high-school shooting.

You can read the full article on HeraldNet.

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