Become a recognized Belgian Hand Therapist

Joining the Belgian Hand Therapists society will ensure that you are kept up to date with all the news and have access to educational events throughout the year.

By becoming a member of the society you will be entitled to:

  • Receive discounts on educational events

Our members can aquire therapist recognition and advance to different type of grades. If you are a current member interested in advancing your membership grade, you’ll have to submit a new demand to the certification committee of the Belgian Hand Therapists society.

Certification membership rules

For a BHT membership to be considered as a full membership year in the year of application, the certification conditions requires the membership application and payment to be received before the 1st of April. Membership applications and payments received on or after the 1st of April till the 7th of December do not meet the certification conditions to be considered as a full membership year.

Membership applications arriving on the 7th untill the 31th of december are considered as membership applications starting on the 1st of January of the next year.

Predetermined certification moments

The certification committee will handle applications at 2 predetermined moments:

  • March 1st
  • October 1st

The applications will be processed within 8 consecutive weeks provided the certification payment, please include proof of payment in the request, independent of the membership fee, is received by either March 1st or October 1st. You will be contacted within the timeframe of these 8 consecutive weeks.

Additions to and / or changes on the website will be carried out in the 4 subsequent weeks.

For more information, contact us: certification@bht.be