Massage Therapy for Victims of Sexual Abuse

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Welcome to Massage Therapy for Victims of Sexual Abuse

My name is Michael and I am your NCBTMB Approved continuing education provider. Thanks for taking my course!

To earn your 3 hours of continuing education credit you must read this course (easy) and then take a short quiz on what you read (less easy, but honestly, still not hard).

Taking the quiz
You will find the link to take the quiz at the end of the course.

Target Audience
This continuing education course has been designed to meet the educational needs of massage therapists.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Course type
Text (written material)

Course Description
This course is designed to offer detailed treatment strategies for working with victims of sexual abuse in a massage practice. The course includes the specific trust issues facing the practitioner and the necessary communication measures that can be used to establish workable boundaries and a healthy therapeutic relationship.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:

  • Describe the various boundary issues a massage practitioner might expect when dealing with a victim of sexual abuse.
  • List methods of trust-building you can employ when dealing with victims of sexual abuse.
  • Detail a strategy for dealing with the flashbacks, memories, and emotions that might be experienced by a client who is a victim of sexual abuse.

This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.

This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.

12 Hour Daily Limit
Please be advised that our school limits our students to 12 hours of continuing education per day (four of our 3-hour courses). So if you need 36 hours of continuing education be prepared to space it out over three days.