Continuing Education

— Keith Russell

"The Playshop was an incredible happening, and regardless of the experience  level we came with we were all embraced equally and encouraged to develop to the next level. During the Playshop we observed people at all levels "modeling" facilitation behaviors, and practiced our own style and techniques--all in a very supportive environment."

Continuing Education Credits

Most VMC trainings offer Continuing Education credits for Music Therapists, Teachers and Nurses…


Music Therapists

woman-cowbellMusic Therapists earn 20 hour credits of continuing education for 3-day weekend trainings and 45 hour credits for our 6-day week-long trainings. Village Music Circles' courses (opportunities) are approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. The Village Music Circles, Approved Provider number P-062, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. CMTE credits may not be awarded to participants for partial attendance. Participants must be present for all instructional time during the training. Certificates of Completion are to be distributed after participants have been present for the stated number of hours and have met all evaluation requirements.


• $65 per 3-day Training (20 hour credits)

• $80 per 6-day Training (45 hour credits)

Please Note:  We require a minimum of two Music Therapists per training who request CMTE credits.