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Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Mpower Education
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 20 total skills
Plan and organize an effective massage and bodywork session
Organization and Management of the Client
Confer with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful.
Develop and propose client treatment plans that specify which types of massage are to be used.
Treat clients in professional settings or travel to clients' offices and homes.
Equipment and Supplies
Maintain treatment records.
Perform massage therapy and bodywork for therapeutic benefit
Application of Techniques
Apply finger and hand pressure to specific points of the body.
Massage and knead muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or wellness maintenance.
Assess clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.
Develop and implement a self-care strategy
Self-Assessment and Stress Management
Self-Care and Performance
Develop Successful and Ethical Therapeutic Relationships with Clients
Communication in the Client-Therapist Relationship
Professional Boundaries
Professional Ethics
Develop a strategy for a successful practice, business or employment situation
Basic Business Practices
Job Search and Marketing
Professional Referrals
Professional Relationships

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