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Massage for Disaster Responders & Massage Therapy for Veterans

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Mountain View Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

430 Hwy 221 South

Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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Attend BOTH classes, Massage for Disaster Responders andMassage Therapy for Veterans, for the discounted price of $175.00. A total of 16 CE Hours.

Massage for Disaster Responders

At the end of this class therapists will be able to:

• Explain the do’s and don’ts of working with disaster responders
• Describe the difficulties you will face
• Recognize your own limits and how to reach out to others if you need help
• State the importance of communicating openly with family members and loved ones about your experience
• Define steps you can take to help decrease stress for you and your family
• Describe steps you can take to prepare for disaster
• List what you must know before heading to a disaster
• Describe some of the dangers you may face and types of people you will encounter going into a disaster zone.

Chris Reynolds has combined his experiences as a veteran of the US Military, a disaster responder, and a massage therapist to create his career and this class.

Massage Therapy for Veterans

  • Summarize the ways in which massage therapy is indicated for the veteran population in general

  • Identify common characteristics of veterans and develop effective forms of communication

  • Identify specific conditions associated with individual theaters of war

  • Recall the 15 veteran-related health conditions

  • Describe the massage therapy considerations for each veteran-related health condition

  • Develop a specific plan for working with individual veterans using the SMEAC process

  • Consider and assess personal health and safety concerns for various venues for working with the veteran population

  • Compare and contrast different options for beginning or expanding massage therapy services for veterans

This class is the creation of Amy Appel, owner of Real-Life Alternatives, LLC of Alma Center, WI. She shared this class with me several years ago and I was so impressed with it, I asked her permission to teach it.

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430 Hwy 221 South

Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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