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Opinion: Is the title of “Sport Massage Therapist” illegal in Canada?

The CSMTA members cannot call themselves a specialist in Sport Massage. In order to be recognized as a specialist in the regulated provinces, the regulatory body must authorize the designation in that province.

75 percent of New Brunswick registered massage therapists surveyed have been targets of harassment or sexual assault according to new study

The study, which surveyed therapists throughout New Brunswick, was done on behalf of the Association of New Brunswick Massage Therapists (ANBMT) and undertaken by Dr. Lucia O’Sullivan, a professor in the department of psychology at UNB, and Morgan Richard, a PhD candidate at UNB.
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PODCAST Episode 8: Who has the power in the treatment room?

In part II of our interview with Pam Fitch we explore ethical dilemmas and what makes them complicated. Specifically, we discuss issues related to “power”. Although massage therapists hold positions of responsibility, they may not feel particularly powerful and able to manage the therapeutic relationship. When that happens, they discover the cost of “being nice” instead of professionally responsible and this often results in challenging ethical dilemmas. At the same time, when therapists exploit their positions of responsibility and power, clients are at risk. >> Listen now

RMT burnout: Changing your schedule can free up much-needed vacation time

As healthcare providers, we spend so much of our time putting the needs of our patients/clients first, and so we should. We make the effort to pursue continuing education courses and refresh or learn new techniques to better treat our patient’s conditions. We often put in extra time to fit people in. We consult and collaborate with other healthcare providers to determine the best options for patient care. » Learn more
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A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Business

This text is a reader-friendly, yet comprehensive, guide to developing business skills for massage therapy students and practitioners, written by a longtime successful massage entrepreneur who is also the author of One Year to a Successful Massage Therapy Practice.

The book is written to be enjoyable and practical, with an encouraging, casual style. It includes checklists and forms that readers can use to build their own practices in a variety of settings, either as entrepreneurs or as employees. >> Order now

RMT Business and Ethics Forum

June 20, 2020
Kitchener, ON
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