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NCBTMB and Custom Craftworks Renew Partnership, Release 2017 Resource Center Catalog

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Eugene, Ore. (April 17, 2017) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today its renewed Resource Center partnership with Custom Craftworks, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art massage tables, tools, and supplies. A 2017 NCBTMB Resource Center catalog featuring exclusive membership pricing for Custom Craftworks products was also released.

NCBTMB and Academy of Clinical Massage Launch Clinical Rehabilitative Massage Specialty Certificate Program

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Sisters, Org. (April 11, 2017)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today a partnership with the Academy of Clinical Massage (“Academy”) to introduce the profession’s first Clinical Rehabilitative Massage Specialty Certificate Program.

“For decades, stakeholders and professionals in our field have been looking for some type of recognized credential that can validate the training and experience of massage therapists who treat pain and injury conditions,” explains Academy Director, Whitney Lowe. “This specialty certificate program has been uniquely designed to address this deficit.”

NCBTMB and HTD Partner To Power Up Massage Marketing For Members

Burr Ridge, Ill. (March 22, 2017)--NCBTMB, the certification body for massage therapists and bodywork practitioners, has partnered with HTD (Holistic Therapies Directory), which is a unique content marketing platform designed to help therapists increase their online presence exponentially without the heavy costs of seo companies and content marketing companies.

This unique synergy between the respective organizations offers NCBTMB members a special deal to benefit their businesses online whether they are just starting out or a seasoned professional looking to gain further online reach.

Vanessa Spasovski, Marketing and PR Manager, NCBTMB says;

NCBTMB Names Matthews Chair of Certification Board

Burr Ridge, Ill. (March 1, 2017) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today Teresa M. Matthews, LMT, CPT, BCTMB, has been named Chair of the Certification Board, effective immediately.

Matthews’ new role as Chair comes at the departure of former Board Chair, Bruce Baltz. Baltz was given the opportunity to participate in the recent Certification Board Elections following NCB’s recent restructuring; however, due to personal reasons, Baltz notified NCB he would no longer be able to carry out his role.

MASSAGE MAGAZINE: New Massage Continuing Education Plan Met with Opposition

 

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AMTA & NCBTMB Launch New Sports Massage Specialty Certificate Program

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Evanston, Ill. (July 13, 2016)  The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) are excited to announce a new sports massage certificate program for massage therapists. The new education program culminates in the opportunity for massage therapists to earn the AMTA/NCBTMB Sports Massage Specialty Certificate.

NCBTMB Ethics and Standards Committee Seeks Public Member

Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 12, 2016) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today it is seeking a Public Member to serve on its Ethics and Standards Committee. 

The NCBTMB Ethics and Standards committee members review, investigate, and make final determinations regarding complaints of ethical violations and professional discipline matters related to NCBTMB National and Board Certificants. In addition to performing investigations, committee members participate in monthly Ethics and Standards meetings via teleconference. Monthly meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month starting at 12:00pm ET, and last between 45 minutes to 2 hours.

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