Approved by NCBTMB. Approved by FL BOM. Not approved by LABMT.
Human trafficking is concerning to massage therapists because illicit massage establishments threaten the integrity and safety of the massage profession, especially by discrimination through perception.
This home study covers defining, identifying, and differentiating between types of human trafficking and associated laws and penalties. It discusses how to develop awareness skills for ethical reporting of suspected traffickers and victims. Topics range from H.T. (human trafficking) methods of recruiting to recognizing red flags of fake massage businesses. The course informs on how to prevent human trafficking from entering the professional massage therapy field which includes establishment owners and LMTs working as therapists in spas, hair and nail salons, and medical facilities.
(Some unique/personal stories are included).