Body of Knowledge The MTBOK Stewards consist of representatives from the American Massage Therapy Association, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, Massage Therapy Foundation, and National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Entry-Level Analysis (ELAP) workgroup. ELAP is a collaborative project stemming from the Massage Therapy Leadership Summits.
Project Description (PDF) http://www.abmp.com/downloads/ELAP_2012.pdf
Laura Allen – Massage Politics Blog
Rick Rosen’s – On becoming a profession” (PDF) Paper written that started the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education This advocacy comes into play in dealing with regulatory issues, accreditation, standard-setting initiatives such as the Alliance’s National Teacher Education Standards Project, as well as ongoing efforts to get massage therapy better recognized by and integrated into the health care delivery system.
Articles on Politics
By Keith Eric Grant, Ph.D., NCTMB
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The ELAP Project vs. The Seven Deadly Sins of Massage Education By Ralph Stephens, BS, LMT, NCTMB Massage Today August, 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 08