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This text gives instructors and students a structured format for teaching and learning ethics and standards of practice for massage therapy. Discussion topics include core industry standards of practice, laws, morals, rules, and regulations. It is an ideal textbook for ethics courses in massage therapy programs and prepares students for the ethics questions on the National Certification Exam.

The book guides students through the process of putting ethical standards into practice, and explains what is expected of them in a professional setting. Role-playing exercises and example scenarios prepare students for situations and dilemmas that arise in practice.

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Table of Contents

ETHICS: DEFINITION AND EXPECTATIONS

Definitions

What Is A Code of Ethics

Ethical Codes in the Massage Profession

Laws, Rules, and Regulations

Morals, Values, and Standards

Defining the Difference between Laws and Codes

What Massage Professionals Expect

Who Administrates Ethical Conduct?

PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF ETHICS

What the Public Expects

Why Some of the Public Has a Dim View of the Massage Profession

Therapist Responsibility in Educating the Public

MORAL DEVELOPMENT

How Your Morals Developed

How to Identify What Your Morals Are

Changes or Shifts That Need to Be Made for Client Safety or Perception

Public Perception and a Successful Practice

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Definition

Why They Are Needed

How Will They Protect the Therapist

How They Will Protect the Clients

Exercises to Write Quality Policies and Procedures

THE EMOTION OF ETHICS

Why Are Emotions So Attached to Ethics

Understanding Why There Are So Many Schools of Thought about Ethics

Finding Your Safe and Successful Place in the Profession

Revealing Your Own Personal Emotions and Attitudes About Massage

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Frequent Conflicts That Can Arise

Why Conflict Presents Itself

Ways to Prevent Conflict

Steps to Resolving Conflict

Good Solutions

BOUNDARIES: DRAWING THE LINE

Defining Your Personal and Professional Boundaries

Why Your Boundaries May Be Questioned

Therapist Reaction When Boundaries Are Crossed

Successful and Safe Care of Clients and Therapists

Keeping Your Foundations Strong

CLIENT AND THERAPIST BEHAVIOR

Power Dynamics of the Therapeutic Relationship

Appropriate and Inappropriate Behavior

Transference and Countertransference

Dual Relationships in the Profession

Dual Relationships with Family and Friends

Sexuality and Touch

Sexuality and Attractions

How to Handle Inappropriate Behavior and Touch

DISCLOSURE: CLIENT AND THERAPIST

Defining Disclosure

Third Party Disclosure

Client Disclosure

Non-Disclosure

Disclosure of Modalities and Treatment

Disclosure of Credentials

Disclosure of Health

Disclosing Personal Information

ETHICS OF WORKING WITH OTHER PROFESSIONALS

The Importance of Knowing What Other Professionals Do

Professional Relationships with Other Health Care Providers

How to Respond If Conflict Occurs

Preventing Conflicts with Good Plans and Understanding

BUSINESS ETHICS

Definitions

Business Policies and Procedures

Office Policies

Working with Other Health Care Providers

Working with Your Staff or Others in Your Office

Money Issues

Legal Issues

How to Prevent Conflict

Avenues to Handle Conflict If It Happens

ROLE MODELS

Interviews with Experienced Therapists

Key Questions and Answers

How They Handle Conflict

What Areas Still Need Definition in the Massage Community

Best Kept Secret for Success

APPENDIX A: REFERENCE MATERIAL

Codes, Rules, and Regulations

Code of Ethics from Associations/Groups

APPENDIX B: SAMPLE FORMS

Consent Forms

Intake Forms

Office Policy Forms

Glossary: Terms and Definitions

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781753395
Author:
Yardley-nohr, Terrie
Publisher:
Lww
Author:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Author:
Wilkins
Author:
Yardley-Nohr, Terrie
Author:
&
Author:
Yardley-Nohr, Terrie
Author:
Lippincott Williams
Subject:
Ethics
Subject:
Acupressure & Acupuncture
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Codes of Ethics
Subject:
Professional-Patient Relations - ethics
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Massage and Bodywork
Subject:
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
65
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 1.64 lb

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This text gives instructors and students a structured format for teaching and learning ethics and standards of practice for massage therapy. Discussion topics include core industry standards of practice, laws, morals, rules, and regulations. It is an ideal textbook for ethics courses in massage therapy programs and prepares students for the ethics questions on the National Certification Exam.

The book guides students through the process of putting ethical standards into practice, and explains what is expected of them in a professional setting. Role-playing exercises and example scenarios prepare students for situations and dilemmas that arise in practice.

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