Workshops

To support the success of registrants, the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) offers the following online workshops:

  • Standards and Regulations E-Workshop
  • Record Keeping E-Workshop
  • Professionalism E-Workshop

The Standards and Regulations E-Workshop provides an overview of the Standards of Practice and Regulations. The workshop is designed to assist registrants with gaining an understanding of the legislation, regulations, policies and procedures that govern the practice of Massage Therapy in Ontario.

Modules cover information related to legislation, controlled acts, sexual abuse prevention, treatment planning, consent to treatment, draping standards and record keeping. In addition to participating in online group discussions and reviewing case study scenarios, participants study prepared materials and submit answers to questions on a weekly basis.

Learning outcomes for the Standards and Regulations E-Workshop include:

  • becoming familiar with the Massage Therapy Act, 1991, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and other legislation governing Massage Therapy practice in Ontario;
  • recognizing controlled acts defined by legislation; and
  • identifying the key elements of consent to treatment.

Workshop length

  • 4 weeks

Time commitment

  • Approximately 4 hours per week

Technical requirements

  • High speed Internet connection, an electronic device (a laptop or desktop computer) with a modern updated internet browser (e.g.  Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Safari).

 Fee

  • $225

Workshop dates

  • April 4 to May 2, 2022
    Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
  • August 8 to September 5, 2022
    Application Deadline: August 5, 2022
  • November 28 to December 26, 2022
    Application Deadline: November 25, 2022

To register

Questions

The Record Keeping E-Workshop is designed to demonstrate how to effectively integrate legislative requirements and Standards of Practice around record keeping into practice. Registrants will learn to develop documentation skills that allow them to meet legislative obligations and apply professional record keeping principles.

Modules cover information related to legislation, the principles of professionalism, intake, informed consent, assessment, treatment planning, financial records, privacy and confidentiality. In addition to participating in an online group discussion, participants will complete weekly reading assignments, quizzes, journal entries and a final assignment.

Learning outcomes of the Record Keeping E-Workshop include:

  • accurate recording and maintenance of client health records;
  • application of professionalism principles to maintain client health records;
  • development of documents for a Massage Therapy practice that are consistent with applicable legislation; and
  • application of record keeping legislation for a Massage Therapy practice in Ontario.

Workshop length

  • 8 weeks

Time commitment

  • Approximately 4 hours per week

Technical requirements

  • High speed Internet connection, an electronic device (a laptop or desktop computer) with a modern updated internet browser (e.g.  Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Safari).

Fee

  • $225

Workshop dates

  • January 17 to March 14, 2022
    Application Deadline: January 14, 2022
  • March 28 to May 16, 2022
    Application Deadline: March 25, 2022
  • May 30 to July 25, 2022
    Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
  • September 19 to November 14, 2022
    Application Deadline: September 16, 2022

To register

Questions

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