Self-Evaluation for an Ethical Practice

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The codes of ethics of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) state that massage therapists should demonstrate professional excellence through regular assessment of strengths, weaknesses and limitations, both professional and personal. This course explores why self-assessment is important and necessary in maintaining ethical boundaries.

This course counts towards NCBTMB’s Ethics credit requirement. 


Objectives

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • State three reasons why self-evaluation is important.
  • Describe how lack of self-awareness can lead to ethical violations.
  • Identify and evaluate your professional skills.
  • Describe a personal and professional plan of action, based on the results of self-evaluation.

About the author(s)

Jean E. Middleswarth, MSW, has practiced in North Carolina as a psychotherapist and massage therapist. She also is a nationally known presenter of workshops on professional and personal growth, and professional ethics for massage therapists. Jean is the Director of Health Services for the Forsyth Technical Community College Therapeutic Massage Program.

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

Course approval codes

MSP #180

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course.

Disclaimer

You are responsible for ensuring that any new modalities, techniques, or products you use comply with your state's defined scope of practice for massage therapy. (See amtamassage.org/regulation.) While AMTA makes every attempt to present information that is beneficial to you and your massage therapy practice, the courses provided by AMTA are for educational purposes only and are not intended to cover every situation that you may encounter. Information presented here does not replace your independent judgment and that of your company and/or employer. AMTA does not endorse or approve, and AMTA assumes no responsibility for, the content, suitability, accuracy, or completeness of the information presented.

Refunds

Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

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