Ethics for Massage Therapists

ISBN-10: 0781753392

ISBN-13: 9780781753395

Edition: 2007

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'Ethics for Massage Therapists' offers a structured format for teaching & learning ethics & standards of practice for massage therapy. Discussion topics include core industry standards of practice, laws, morals, rules & regulations.
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List price: $58.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 8/12/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Your Belief System
Personal Development of Values
Influences of Culture
Values to Beliefs
Values and Morals
Defining Your Beliefs in the Bodywork Profession
Coping With Different Beliefs About Massage
Values and Emotions
Beliefs and Feelings
Your Own Feelings
The Client's Feelings
Working With Clients
Code of Ethics
From Personal to Professional Ethics
Why Professional Ethics Are Important
Professionalism and Ethics
Regulation of Ethical Practices
Applying Codes of Ethics in Your Practice
Law, Rules, and Regulations
Rules and Regulations
Specific Legal Issues
The Importance of Being in the Know
The Importance of Boundaries
Defining Boundaries
Boundaries for the Therapist
Boundaries for the Client
Consensus Between the Therapist and Client
How Boundaries Are Crossed
Flexibility of Boundaries
Managing Crossed Boundaries
What Can Happen If Boundaries Are Crossed
Client and Therapist Relationships
Power Differential
Defense Mechanisms
Dual Relationships
The Issue of Sex
The Dynamics of Touch
Differences Between Sexuality and Sensuality
Communication Through Touch
Sexuality and Touch
Issues Involving Sexuality
Client Disclosure
Third-Party Disclosure
Therapist Disclosure
Disclosing Personal Information
Ethics of Working With Other Professionals
Becoming a Professional
Professional Relationships
Team Practices
Professional Courtesy
Resolving Conflicts
Policies and Procedures
Why Policies and Procedures Are Needed
Value of Policies and Procedures
Foundation for an Ethical Practice
Writing Your Own Policies and Procedures
Communicating Your Policies
Business Ethics
Importance of Good Business Ethics
Working for Others
Owning Your Own Business
Money Issues
Conflict Resolution
Why Conflicts Happen
Types of Conflicts
Steps for Conflict Resolution
Ethical Conflicts
Secrets of Success
Success in the Massage and Bodywork Profession
Ethics and Success
What Successful People Say
Writing Your Own Code of Ethics
Building on Existing Codes
Developing Your Own Code
Researching Practice Issues
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