Teaching Massage to Caregivers:
the Touch, Caring, and Cancer Home Instruction Program
webinar is now available ON DEMAND. The webinar will be available for 3
months from your date of purchase so that you can watch it at your
This is the
sixth webinar in the More about Cancer Care and Massage Series. In this session Tracy Walton will discuss the
award-winning DVD home instruction program, ?Touch, Caring, and Cancer: Simple
Instruction for Family and Friends.? She will share exciting findings from an
NIH-sponsored clinical trial that compared professional massage and massage by
caregivers using home instruction.
partners of people with cancer report feeling helpless, uncertain, and afraid
to touch their loved ones. People with cancer tell us they suffer stigma, poor
body image, and a yearning for healing touch. By teaching caregivers simple
techniques to use at home, massage therapists can help ease this painful
webinar, you will learn:
providing instruction in simple massage techniques to caregivers could
help with symptom relief for people with cancer
differences between caregiver massage instruction and professional
oncology massage practice
value of massage therapists as touch educators as well as skilled touch
leave this webinar with an inspired view of massage therapy in cancer care and
a new appreciation of the benefits of touch.
Note: This webinar series reinforces and expands upon some important
concepts from the popular Massage in
Cancer Care series. This series goes beyond general issues to focus on the
two most common cancer types?breast and prostate?with vital information for the
massage therapist. Each webinar series
stands alone, and the first cancer series is not required for participation in
You can register for one webinar or the entire series.
The fee for this webinar is $30.
The fee for all six webinars is $150 (a savings of $30).
1.5 CE hours for each webinar
9 CE hours for the full series
(approved by NCBTMB, NYS, and Florida CE Broker)
courses in this series
You agree to these terms if you
purchase this course.
You understand that this webinar offers reliable, yet limited education in
massage therapy; therefore, this is not a certification program.
You understand that this course provides continuing education hours, and
completion of this webinar does not imply certification, endorsement, or
authorization of any sort for my practice or teaching of massage therapy;
therefore, you agree to not represent yourself directly or by implication in
marketing activities or any communications to clients or others that you are
certified, endorsed, or authorized by the Benjamin Institute, or any other
agency to practice or teach massage therapy on the basis of participation in
You agree to conduct your practice of massage therapy in accordance with the
ethical and legal guidelines of the organizations to which you belong or by
which you are licensed or registered.
By purchasing this product, you
verify your understanding of and agreement to these three statements and