MTAM Events

June - 2019

Massage Therapy School Accreditation Discussion
June 20, 2019  |  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
0.75 Complementary/Secondary Credits

This purpose of this event is to present members with information about accreditation of massage therapy schools, the benefits to schools, future and current RMTs, and the public  as well as the financial cost for MTAM members to contribute financially to the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation.

FREE | for MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only

*WEBINAR ONLY*

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
June 21, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST

Register

July - 2019

Perspectives in Practice 3: Best Practices in Marketing and Advertising for Your Business
July 8, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tricia Weidenbacher 

This great discussion will explore basic principles of marketing leading to a discussion of hands-on ideas and ways to grow your Massage Therapy practice. This course is suitable for individuals and clinics.
 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: FREE

Associate members: $15 + GST

- Webinar Option -

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New Member Orientation
July 9, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

You're invited to attend the MTAM New Member Orientation Session.

For those planning on joining the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba as a full Practicing Member, we are pleased to invite you to our New Member Orientation! Meet the MTAM Community and learn more about how the Association helps you start your practice off right! 
If you are already one of our awesome new members and haven't attended our
New Member Orientation, now is your chance!

Why should I attend?
 
Along with allowing us to welcome you personally to the profession, there are several great benefits to attending an orientation session, including:

  • Opportunity to meet the Association staff who are here to support you and your career
  • Assist you in finalizing your membership application and insurance paperwork
  • Review the benefits of your membership and obligations as an Association member
  • Learn valuable tips for starting your massage therapy practice off right

What should I bring to the orientation?

  • Current CPR Certificate (level C)
  • Original copy of your criminal record check with vulnerable sector search (less than 6 months old) or proof of application 
  • Method of payment (Visa, Mastercard, E-Funds Transfer or Cheque - no cash please.  There is a three payment option for new members, please see application.

Helpful Links 

2019 New Member Application
Criminal Record Check - Winnipeg

Register
Balancing Your Finances: How to Understand and Manage Your Debt
July 15, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Is it possible to live debt free in today’s economy? 

According to “Statistics Canada” Canadians’ debt to income ratio reached a record of 178% in 2018. Financial responsibilities have become more complex and challenging.  

Attend the ‘Balancing your finances - Understanding credit and debt’ session hosted by a Sun Life Financial advisor.  This session will help you understand, manage and get closer to living debt free by providing information about:

Types of debt
Dangers of borrowing too much
Debt ratings
Ways to reduce and avoid debt

Expert discussion provided by Affinity Partner Evan Morgan from Sun Life Financial

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $20 plus GST

- Webinar Option -

Register
Massage Therapy School Accreditation Discussion
July 18, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
0.75 Complementary/Secondary Credits

This purpose of this event is to present members with information about accreditation of massage therapy schools, the benefits to schools, future and current RMTs, and the public  as well as the financial cost for MTAM members to contribute financially to the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation.

FREE | for MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only

- Webinar Option -

Register
New Member Orientation
July 22, 2019  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

You're invited to attend the MTAM New Member Orientation Session.

For those planning on joining the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba as a full Practicing Member, we are pleased to invite you to our New Member Orientation! Meet the MTAM Community and learn more about how the Association helps you start your practice off right! 
If you are already one of our awesome new members and haven't attended our
New Member Orientation, now is your chance!

Why should I attend?
 
Along with allowing us to welcome you personally to the profession, there are several great benefits to attending an orientation session, including:

  • Opportunity to meet the Association staff who are here to support you and your career
  • Assist you in finalizing your membership application and insurance paperwork
  • Review the benefits of your membership and obligations as an Association member
  • Learn valuable tips for starting your massage therapy practice off right

What should I bring to the orientation?

  • Current CPR Certificate (level C)
  • Original copy of your criminal record check with vulnerable sector search (less than 6 months old) or proof of application 
  • Method of payment (Visa, Mastercard, E-Funds Transfer or Cheque - no cash please.  There is a three payment option for new members, please see application.

Helpful Links 

2019 New Member Application
Criminal Record Check - Winnipeg

Register

August - 2019

Practice Boundaries Series: Using Your Massage Therapist Spidey Senses* Wisely
August 6, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Susan Kos-Whicher  B.A., RMT 
*Copyright Marvel ComicBooks/Spider-Man's Spider Sense

Your 'spidey sense' is often an indication that a professional boundary is being challenged. This might happen in any aspect of your roles as an RMT: health care practitioner, customer service provider, business owner.

This seminar will help you recognize when a health care boundary is being crossed by a patient or by you, and will give you ideas on how to handle these situations better and safely.


MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: FREE
MTAM Associate Members: $25 + GST

Register
Charting Best Practices: How to Chart More Information in Less Time
August 11, 2019  |  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Melanie Brohm, B.Sc., RMT  

Charting is a skill that takes some time to learn. Generally, what you are taught in school is only the tip of the iceberg. This course is designed to help you explore the benefits of having great charts and how you can get more quality information written down in less time so you can keep up with your other daily work.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 plus GST|
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST

Register
Draping Refresher: Best Practices and Safe Boundaries
August 11, 2019  |  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Melanie Brohm, B.Sc., RMT  

Poor draping techniques can easily lead to client complaints. Have you given much thought to how your draping techniques could make patients feel uncomfortable?  Perhaps it is time for a refresher in draping! 

This course will review draping for patients in prone, supine and lateral recumbent. We will talk about the ethics of draping, boundaries for massage therapists and their patients, and give very practical training that you can take to your clinic and start using the very next day. 

 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST

Register
New Member Orientation
August 12, 2019  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

You're invited to attend the MTAM New Member Orientation Session.

For those planning on joining the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba as a full Practicing Member, we are pleased to invite you to our New Member Orientation! Meet the MTAM Community and learn more about how the Association helps you start your practice off right! 
If you are already one of our awesome new members and haven't attended our
New Member Orientation, now is your chance!

Why should I attend?
 
Along with allowing us to welcome you personally to the profession, there are several great benefits to attending an orientation session, including:

  • Opportunity to meet the Association staff who are here to support you and your career
  • Assist you in finalizing your membership application and insurance paperwork
  • Review the benefits of your membership and obligations as an Association member
  • Learn valuable tips for starting your massage therapy practice off right

What should I bring to the orientation?

  • Current CPR Certificate (level C)
  • Original copy of your criminal record check with vulnerable sector search (less than 6 months old) or proof of application 
  • Method of payment (Visa, Mastercard, E-Funds Transfer or Cheque - no cash please.  There is a three payment option for new members, please see application.

Helpful Links 

2019 New Member Application
Criminal Record Check - Winnipeg

Register
IASTM ~ Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
August 15, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Back by popular demand!

Join Dr. Nikita Vizniak in Winnipeg and learn how IASTM can decrease your treatment time, improve patient outcomes, and prolong your career, by using your applied anatomy and critical thinking skills!

**Take both courses and save!**

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $249 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $299 + GST
Non-Members: $329 + GST

Includes: course handouts and lunch

Check out more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65e-mp3Xjh0&t=118s

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IASTM ~ Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization & Anatomy & Movement Therapy
August 15, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
14 Core Competency/Primary Credits

*Register for both courses and Save!*

Join Dr. Nikita Vizniak in Winnipeg for:

August 15, 2019 | 9:00am-5:00pm | Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Explore applied anatomy, kinesiology and biomechanics with key underlying themes of tissue specific identification, injury based movement modification, and use of evidence based best practices.

August 16, 2019 | 9:00am-5:00pm | Anatomy & Movement Therapy
Learn more about applied anatomy, kinesiology and biomechanics with key underlying themes of tissue specific identification, injury based movement modification, and use of evidence based best practices.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $449 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $539 + GST
Non-Members: $599 + GST

Includes: course handouts and lunch

Register
Anatomy & Movement Therapy
August 16, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Join Dr. Nikita Vizniak in Winnipeg and Explore applied anatomy, kinesiology and biomechanics with key underlying themes of tissue specific identification, injury based movement modification, and use of evidence based best practices.

**Take both courses and save!**

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $249 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $299 + GST
Non-Members: $329 + GST

Includes: course handouts and lunch

Register
Money Monday: Retirement Planning with Ralph Irwin
August 19, 2019  |  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
1.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Ralph Irwin

Retirement planning is about managing your money so you can make the most of your retirement years. Your retirement plan should balance your needs, wants and the reality of your finances.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $20 + GST

 

- Webinar Option -

Register
Massage Therapy School Accreditation Discussion
August 21, 2019  |  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
0.75 Complementary/Secondary Credits

This purpose of this event is to present members with information about accreditation of massage therapy schools, the benefits to schools, future and current RMTs, and the public  as well as the financial cost for MTAM members to contribute financially to the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation.

FREE | for MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only

- Webinar Option -

Register
Independent Contractor 101
August 26, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Christy Cook 

Massage therapists and similar health care service providers often work in situations in which they think they are independent contractors but are really being treated as employees. This course will help clinic owners and RMTs understand the difference between an independent contractor and employee relationship, CRA guidelines that distunguish the two types of workers and how to make the most of your independent contractor status.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 plus GST
Non-Members/Guests: $65 plus GST

Register

September - 2019

Getting Ready for Tax Time & Tax Tips for RMTs
September 9, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This seminar will discuss the key things you need to know as we near tax time, including business structures, the benefits of good record keeping, GST, eligible expenses, top tax tips and how to avoid an audit.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $20 + GST

- Webinar Option -

Register
Neuro-proprioceptive Taping for RMTs
September 15, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 4:30 AM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Byron Bahniuk  |  Back by popular demand ~ This one day course is designed to teach massage therapists how to tape for most conditions you will see in your practice. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $259+ GST
MTAM Associate Members: $300 + GST

Non-Members: $350 + GST

Note: This is a hands-on course. Please wear/bring appropriate clothing.

Register
Research Roadshow ~ Winnipeg
September 20, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This Roadshow was created by RMTs for RMTs!

Feeling uneasy about reading research? Not sure where to start? Not sure how to respond to your clients when they ask about the latest healthcare trend they heard on Facebook? 

How Understanding Research Will Help Your Practice will help you break down the elements of a research article, figure out what information is most relevant and more importantly, help you talk to your clients about research as you use it in your practice! 


Join members of the Research Committee as they present this interactive, easy-to-digest, 2-hour course.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $20 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $35 plus GST
 | Non-Members: $50 plus GST

 

- Webinar Option -

Register
CPR Level C Recertification
September 20, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST

Register
MTAM Journal Club | Topic: TBD
September 25, 2019  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

MTAM Journal Club | Topic: TBD

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: FREE

- Webinar Option -

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October - 2019

CPR Level C Recertification
October 4, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST

Charting Best Practices: How to Chart More Information in Less Time
October 6, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Melanie Brohm, B.Sc., RMT  

Charting is a skill that takes some time to learn. Generally, what you are taught in school is only the tip of the iceberg. This course is designed to help you explore the benefits of having great charts and how you can get more quality information written down in less time so you can keep up with your other daily work.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST

Register
Mental Health First Aid
October 7, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
12 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Deborah Romeyn, RMT

This course is held over two days: October 7 & 21, 2019. 

DETAILS

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $219 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $239 + GST

Non-Members: $249 + GST

Fee includes course textbook/handouts, lunch and snacks.      
Register
Regional Roadshow ~ Brandon
October 18, 2019  |  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This Roadshow was created by RMTs for RMTs!

Feeling uneasy about reading research? Not sure where to start? Not sure how to respond to your clients when they ask about the latest healthcare trend they heard on Facebook? 

How Understanding Research Will Help Your Practice will help you break down the elements of a research article, figure out what information is most relevant and more importantly, help you talk to your clients about research as you use it in your practice! 


Join members of the Research Committee as they present this interactive, easy-to-digest, 2-hour course.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $20 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $35 plus GST
 | Non-Members: $50 plus GST

Location: TBD
Register
TMJ Mastery with John Corry, RMT
October 18, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
22.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Back by popular demand! Join us for TMJ Mastery with John Corry, RMT

TMJ Mastery is a 3-day instructional workshop for Registered/Licenced Massage Therapists exploring intra-oral techniques used to treat masticatory dysfunction.

Included is a comprehensive study of the continuum of Articular Disc displacements and the techniques that may restore disc function or alter further degeneration.

*This course is a pre-requisite for the much anticipated, all new, never been to Manitoba before Laryngeal/Hyoid Positional Release course coming to MTAM's 2020 Spring Conference!

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $629 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $765 + GST
Non-Members: $875 + GST
Includes: course handouts and lunch

Register
Webinar Wednesday - Topic: TBD
October 23, 2019  |  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1 Core Competency/Primary Credits

FREE | for MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only

Topic: TBD

- Webinar Option -

Register

November - 2019

L.A.S.T Techniques for the Shoulder
November 1, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
19 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Robert Libbey Education Days!

Join Robert Libbey for L.A.S.T. Techniques for the Shoulder

This course will educate the clinician with evidence-informed research supporting Ligamentous Articular Strain Techniques (LAST) to decrease patient disability improve treatment outcomes and improve patient quality of life.

Clinicians will learn specific and precise manual assessment and treatment techniques to recognize and effectively treat neurofascial & ligamentous dysfunctions of the Shoulder and Sternum and Abdomen.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $249 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $299 + GST
Non-Members: $329 + GST

Includes: Course handouts and lunch

Note: This is a hands-on course, please wear/bring appropriated clothing.

Register
L.A.S.T Techniques for the Sternum & Abdomen
November 2, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Robert Libbey Education Days!

Join Robert Libbey for L.A.S.T. Techniques for the Sternum & Abdomen

Learn to treat the anterior body to help treat poor posture, respiratory problems and pelvis misalignment issues.

In this course, we explore the fascial-ligamentous & membranous connections from the cervical region to the shoulder, thoracic cage, abdomen & pelvis. We discuss the anatomy involved, and point out how a dysfunction in one area affects an area distant to it.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $249 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $299 + GST
Non-Members: $329 + GST

Includes: Course handouts & lunch

Note: This is a hands-on course, please wear/bring appropriated clothing.

Register
Massage Therapy Research Symposium
November 3, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4 Core Competency/Primary Credits

4th Annual Research Event | Research Exhibition & Doors Open 9:00 am 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - ROBERT LIBBEY RMT

DETAILS TO FOLLOW

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired Members: $20 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $35 + GST
Non-Members: $50 + GST
MTAM Student Members: FREE (Please email us info@mtam.mb.ca)

 

- Webinar Option -

Register
CPR Level C Recertification
November 15, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST

Register
Draping Refresher: Best Practices and Safe Boundaries
November 20, 2019  |  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Melanie Brohm, B.Sc., RMT  

Poor draping techniques can easily lead to client complaints. Have you given much thought to how your draping techniques could make patients feel uncomfortable?  Perhaps it is time for a refresher in draping! 

This course will review draping for patients in prone, supine and lateral recumbent. We will talk about the ethics of draping, boundaries for massage therapists and their patients, and give very practical training that you can take to your clinic and start using the very next day. 

 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST

Register

December - 2019

Getting Ready for Tax Time & Tax Tips for RMTs
December 2, 2019  |  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
1.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This seminar will discuss the key things you need to know as we near tax time, including business structures, the benefits of good record keeping, GST, eligible expenses, top tax tips and how to avoid an audit.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $20 + GST

- Webinar Option -

Register
CPR Level C Recertification
December 6, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST

Register