Ethics: Create a Zero-Tolerance Practice

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Join Joyce Gauthier, founder of Respect Massage, for this essential ethics and boundaries course (1 CE hour) based on real-life scenarios. Learn to identify the warning signs of sexual solicitors, deter solicitors from becoming clients, empower yourself to say no, and safely escape dangerous situations. Use the skills you gain from this course to create a zero-tolerance practice.

This course is available free to ABMP members or available to purchase in the ABMP Education Center.

“Thank you for creating a course that specifically deals with sexual scenarios in the massage profession. While it is an uncomfortable subject for many, it is important to talk about it, prepare for if/when it ever happens to you, and to have concrete preventative measures in place.”

Chrissi G.

Massage Therapist

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