Music for Healing and Transition Program, Inc. (MHTP)

The Pastoral Care Department at Cooperman Barnabas has invited The Music for Healing and Transition Program, Inc. (MHTP) to offer a course of study which trains individuals to serve the ill, dying, and all those who may benefit, with live therapeutic music at the bedside.

Graduates receive the title Certified Music Practitioner(CMP)®. Among the populations CMPs serve are the critically ill, the chronically ill, the elderly, the dying, premature infants, surgical patients, birthing mothers, and the injured. Courses are held in five intensive weekend modules. Vocalists and instrumentalists, amateur or professional, are considered for participation in the program.

Class schedule at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
Module 1: September 12-13, 2015
Module 2: November14-15, 2015
Module 3: January 9-10, 2016
Module 4: March 5-6, 2016
Module 5: May 6-8, 2016

Students may begin the program with either Module 1, 2 or 3, and complete the requirements of classes, clinical practicum, selected reading and reporting, and musical development within two to three years. Each student receives an advisor to guide him or her through the program.

To register and to receive a complete list of graduation requirements contact or Carol Rolleri at 862-812-1325 More information about the Music for Healing & Transition Program may be found on the web at

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