Ethics

Report from the AFMTE Annual Meeting

I’ve just returned from the second annual meeting of the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education in Charleston, SC.  It was an excellent gathering from start to finish. There were keynote speakers throughout the weekend, daily opportunities for those present to…

Training Your Clients

I feel like I might have written about this before but it is so important to me; I will risk repeating myself.  Make no mistake about it. Your clients are trainable.  I am not talking about the kind of training…

Hotel Security

On June 28, 2011 I posted a blog on Hotel Insecurity. That post addressed the issue of the high percentage of sexual harassment in the hotel industry. On the Body_Work Professional Discussion Forum, Toni Roberts posted a great commentary about…

Ethical Blogging

On May 21, 2011, Luke O’Neil wrote an informative article in The Wall Street Journal, titled, A Guide to Happy (and Legal) Tumblr-ing: Blogging without ‘stealing’ is much easier than you think. He addresses the common sentiment among the majority…

Hotel Insecurity

On June 5, 2011, Newsweek posted an article titled Hotel Confidential, highlighting a poll of 400 married businessmen. “Three percent said they’d made a pass at a hotel worker (more than half were rebuffed), and 2 percent had sex with…

Teaching the Teachers

I inadvertently insulted a massage school owner yesterday by making a FB post saying that I wasn’t impressed by a school that had only one teacher to teach the entire curriculum, and that I wouldn’t choose such a school, personally.…