Event Details

This course will prepare you to serve on an AMTA Community Service Massage Team-Emergency Division during an emergency response. The course covers standards and protocols to help ensure that volunteers are properly and thoroughly trained for critical situations in which safety and ability to coordinate with outside agencies is of utmost importance.

This course covers:
Member eligibility

  • Ethics of massage relating to emergency response
  • Roles and responsibilities of the Chapter and Team Members
  • The call-up process and how this is related to outside emergency response agencies
  • Procedural issues for the massage therapist and team when on an emergency deployment, including but not limited to, the safety, both physical and psychological, of the Team

The course includes information pertinent to interagency interaction and the massage team’s role with other agencies. It includes an in-depth look at client issues relating to working an emergency site including assessment of client status and determination of need for referrals to supporting agencies and personnel.

This 7-hour CE class is designed to cover the material in a thorough, clear and interactive manner by using group exercises, role plays, real life examples and lecture. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for an hour lunch break (meal not included).

  • When: Sat Feb. 24
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Address: 168 Center Street, Suite 204
    Southington CT,US 06489

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