—Artistic activities have long been used by professionals as a powerful tool in developing the individuals’ social functioning and increasing their life quality. In this study, the music’s use and its positive impacts in the studies carried out with the disadvantaged groups within the scope of social work practices will be dwelled on. Positive effects of music on disadvantaged groups are important in terms of turning music into an aid practice as well as music being an art.
—Disadvantaged groups, aid with music, art, social work.
The authors are with the Department of Social Work, the Hacettepe University, Turkey (e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Ç. Sevin, A. Ege, and E. Erbay, " Artistic Practices in Interventions for Disadvantaged Groups: Aid with Music," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 398-401, 2016.