Managing Dual Relationships (3 CE hours)


Course Description
Dual relationships occur primarily between massage therapists and their current or former clients and between massage therapists and their colleagues. This course will enable you to identify the potential ethical problems that could arise when you are providing services to people who could also be considered your friends.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Describe the different dual relationships in the massage profession.
  • List the potential causes of conflict in the dual relationship dynamic.
  • Identify potential methods of avoiding conflict with dual relationships.

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.