What is a
Vocal Habilitation Professional?
As a Vocal Habilitation Professional I:
Have demonstrated the ability to apply my knowledge of the biopsychosocial causes of voice problems, including: a range of working environments, the impact of psychological stressors on voice function, evaluating vocal loading, awareness of overall wellbeing and lifestyle factors.
Have demonstrated the ability to apply my knowledge of the impact of a range of musical genres and professional working environments on vocal health, for both professional and amateur singers.
Understand the changes to the voice over a lifetime and am able to apply this knowledge to my interactions with a client.
Am able to habilitate a singer with muscle tension dysphonia and no vocal fold pathology, using vocal function exercises.
Know when to refer a singer for clinical assessment or help from a professional in another field.