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AMTA Code of Ethics for School Members

This code of ethics for school members is a summary statement by which a massage education institution agrees to conduct itself and is a declaration of the general principles of acceptable, ethical, professional behavior.

School members shall:

  1. Behave with integrity, honesty, and competence in all professional relationships with other schools, faculty, staff, students, society and the massage therapy profession.
  2. Honestly represent the school and programs in all forms of communication.
  3. Educate students to represent themselves honestly and to provide only those services for which they are qualified to provide.
  4. Provide a positive focused learning environment that addresses a variety of learning styles and includes a physical space conducive to learning, including but not limited to appropriate lighting, heat/air, cleanliness, and equipment. 
  5. Conduct the program/school in a manner which respects and teaches the students boundaries and privacy on all levels, including appropriate draping, physical privacy and matters of confidentiality.  Any sexual misconduct will be considered a violation of this code of ethics.
  6. Uphold principles and standards which value the dignity and worth of all persons regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender, general disability and/or health status.

"AMTA has been a tremendous resource over the years."

Jenn S., AMTA member since 1994

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