THTP Continuing Education Units

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To maintain your certificate as a Certified Healthcare Musician through the Therapy Harp Training Program, Ltd you must submit documentation of Continuing Education.

It is the responsibility of each to student to submit record of their annual CEU credits.  This will be done once a year as a digital submission.

The YEAR runs from Jan 1st to Dec 31st regardless of when you have completed the THTP certification, however to make things easier if you have graduated after August 31st in any year you will NOT be required to submit any CEU’s until the beginning of the year 18 months later.

You must complete 20 credits per year.

You can combine any of the methods below to meet the 20 credits per year threshold.

Further Training Course from the THTP CEU Training Lyceum, one new course per year  needs to be completed.(20 credits)

This years training topic is Essence of Palliative Care and Ethical Issues and the set text is the book you have already “The Perfect Wrong Note” 

Course Attendance Certificate will be issued upon completion of this Course to evidence your CEU requirements are fulfilled.

For the Palliative Care Topic you simply free write your response to the information and then for the set text again it is just a free writing “Quiz” with questions posed to enhance and emphasize what this book teaches.

Most of you will have completed a Topic based quiz when you completed your THTP training however this set of Questions are different, further enhancing your recall and absorption of the key concepts in this book.

YOUR choice Books.

The criteria for these books are as follows:

  1. One book equals 10 CEU credits so you will need to read and submit 2 book reports.
  2. The topic must be in the field of
    1. Healthcare music
    2. Medical research relating to your healthcare music work
  3. Submit a report on each book
    1. The submission must be in a new email
    2. The subject of the email must clearly state that this is a book report submitted for CEU credits.

Articles – (newspapers, Internet, magazines etc.)

  1. Content of the articles must be in the field of healthcare music or medical research related to your healthcare music work.
  2. Submit a report on each article OR submit a copy of the article in a digital format to the director.
    1. The submission must be in a new email
    2. The subject of the email must clearly state that this is an article submitted for CEU credit(s)
  3. Each article is worth 1 CEU.
  4. CEU’s are given for submitting a report on information provided in the Harp Therapy Journal. (2 CEU’s per each journal reviewed)

 Music Festival Attendance: Harp/Dulcimer/Autoharp/Instrument/etc.

  1. Contact the Director about the festival you are attending to discuss whether it is a suitable event for CEU further training.
  2. Upon completion of the Festival please send in a diary/write up of what you did/learnt/gained from the experience. Please pay particular attention to how attending this event has added to your ability as a CHM.
  3. Certificates of attendance must be provided or confirmation of payment for a workshop/Masterclass/Festival.  It must clearly state that name of festival attended and must be signed and dated by the instructor of the workshop/Festival organiser.

THTP Annual Retreat Attendance  

  1. Attendance at the THTP biennual Retreat will provide you with 20 CEU credits


You can be exempt from submitting documentation of CEU credits.

Exemption for submitting CEU credits:

  1. You are actively maintaining your own Healthcare Music practice and you are providing some form of teaching/presentation to the public or teaching others.
  2. You are a THTP Guide.