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.
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.
- Create a personal and professional plan of action, based on the results of self-evaluation.
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.
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 Code(s)
MSP #180; LCEU0003502
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. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy
regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.
Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over