UPCOMING CPD COURSES
The courses advertised below are not directly provided by The SMA unless the title starts with SMA, but by third parties or SMA members

CPD Courses

    • 08 Feb 2021
    • 09:00
    • 09 Dec 2021
    • 17:00
    • Brighton

    Jing Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist (ACMT) Certificate

    The Revolution will be televised and recorded!!

    As soon as you enrol you will have instant access to ALL 6 of our acclaimed The Jing Method™ For the Treatment of Chronic Pain Online Advanced Clinical Massage Courses. Courses are organised according to location of pain.

    • Low Back Pain
    • Neck & Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Girdle pain
    • Forearm, Wrist and Hand Pain
    • Hip and Pelvis Pain
    • Leg Knee & Foot Pain

    Each course covers, anatomy, pathology, assessment, treatment and aftercare of the area. You have full access to each module for 2 years. Therefore you can watch the videos over and over again to support your professional growth.
    Each module will take you about 15-20 hours to work through. We suggest study segments of 4 hours per week.

    THEN.. THE TEACHING BEGINS..

    We will work through the courses together online using Zoom and then come together in person every 2-3 months to consolidate our hands-on learning and improve our clinical work.

    You are not doing this alone.. each module has a corresponding 3 hr- Virtual Classroom experience.

    We will guide you through how to use the on-line course, keep you focussed and get all your personal questions answered.
    We will work through all the ACMT modules both practically and theoretically.


    Live Virtual Classrooms

    • Introduction: Monday 8th February 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Low Back Pain: Tuesday 23rd March 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Neck & Shoulder Pain: Wednesday 21st April 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Shoulder Girdle pain: Thursday 10th June 2021 – 10-1pm
    • Forearm, Wrist and Hand Pain: Wednesday 7th July 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Hip and Pelvis Pain: Wednesday 4th August 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Leg, Knee & Foot Pain: Wednesday 13th October 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Sports and Events: Thursday 14th October 2021 – 10am-1pm
    • Consultation, Assessment & Range of Motion Testing: Tuesday 16th November 2021

    Hands-on Consolidation

    • Practical consolidation including assessment, consultation & Stretching: Part one: Monday 24th – Thursday 27th May 2021
    • Practical consolidation including assessment, consultation & Stretching: Part two: Monday 20th-Thursday 23rd September 2021
    • Practical Consolidation: Part three including final assessment & graduation: Monday 6th – Thursday 9th December 2021

    Course cost

    Recommended not required

    Foundation in Advanced Clinical Massage: 3-day £425 or evening workshop included with ACMT course. 

    Option 1 - Pay Upfront: £2900 upfront; OR

    Option 2 - Payment plan: £3100 

    Deposit

    x10 monthly payments of £310

    • Edexcel/Pearson Registration fee: £180 included

    To book this course, or get further information, please click here, or give the office a call on 01273 628 942. 



    • 16 Oct 2021
    • The Oxford Academy, Oxford


    Rehab 1

    Remedial exercise prescription for the manual therapist

    When - Saturday, 16th October 2021

    Where - The Oxford Academy, Oxford

    Cost - £135

    As manual therapists, it is important that we have a wide vocabulary of remedial exercises to hand to prescribe to our clients and a firm understanding of how to progress or regress these exercises to suit our client's needs.

    Rehab 1 - Remedial exercise prescription, aims to equip manual therapists with the knowledge and ability to instruct patients with remedial exercise to treat instability and weakness.

    You will come away with a broad range of exercise variations and progressions that you will be able to implement into your clinic immediately.

    Find out more

    This course is run by SMA Member Liam Coffey

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00
    • Online

     'An Introduction to CFS/ME, Fibromyalgia, and other Invisible Diseases' Webinar

    This live webinar is taking place on Wednesday the 20th of October 2021, from 7 pm until 8 pm.

    Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, and other chronic pain conditions are common, sometimes debilitating, and poorly understood. Massage therapists, with time, attention, and trust, are able to offer help that other professionals often can’t.

    This 1-hour class will provide a snapshot of what is currently understood about these conditions, from a world-renowned pathology educator.

    Participants will be able to…

    • Identify commonalities between CFS/ME, fibromyalgia, and other chronic pain conditions -
    • Describe some massage therapy strategies for clients who live with these conditions
    • Find further information about massage therapy in the context of CFS/ME, fibromyalgia, and other chronic pain condition.

    Approximate duration: 1 hour 

    *After checkout, you will receive a link to confirm your registration. Please ensure you do this in order to access the live webinar. 

    How to book:

    Tickets are £15. Secure your ticket here

    About Ruth (BCTMB)

    Ms. Werner is an educator, writer, and retired massage therapist with a passionate interest in massage therapy research and the role of bodywork for people who live with health challenges. Her groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology was first published in 1998, and is now in its 7th edition, published by Books of Discovery.   

    Ruth is a columnist for Massage and Bodywork magazine and Massage New Zealand. She serves on several national and international volunteer committees, and teaches continuing education workshops in research and pathology all over the world. Ruth was honored with the AMTA Council of Schools Teacher of the Year Award for 2005. She was proud to serve the Massage Therapy Foundation as a Trustee from 2007 to 2017, and as President of the Foundation from 2010-2014. 

    Ruth is an Approved Provider with the National Certifying Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (Provider # 282893-00, expires 5/23/2023) and Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (# 008704-00, expires 4/18/2022).

    • 08 Nov 2021
    • 18 Nov 2021
    • ONLINE

    Online Mental Health First Aid Training

    with All About The Mind


    This online mental health first aid course is accredited by MHFA England and gives you:

    • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
    • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
    • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
    • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
    • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix
    • And qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.

    Price

    The course is usually priced at £300 but we offer 50% off for SMA members. Please use promo code SMA50 at the top of the page where the checkout button is found during booking process

    Format

    This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub. Learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between. Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan. We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

    Takeaways

    On completion of the course, you will receive:

    • ·       A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
    • ·       A manual to refer to whenever you need it
    • ·       A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
    • ·       A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

    Book online at allaboutthemind.com


    • 17 Nov 2021
    • Online

    The Jing Method Online Pathology Series: Headaches and migraines

    Join us to explore:

    • The nature of the pathology
    • Presentation of the pathology
    • Assessment
    • Hands-on treatment using The Jing Method
    • Self-Care treatment

    Suggested donation £65 (full income); £45 (some loss of income); £25 (no or little current income). Please note VAT will be added to whatever amount you choose to put in the box below.

    To book this course please click here or call the Jing office on 01273 628 942 


    • 12 Dec 2021
    • The Oxford Academy, Oxford


    Rehab 1

    Remedial exercise prescription for the manual therapist

    When - Sunday, 12th December 2021

    Where - The Oxford Academy, Oxford

    Cost - £135

    As manual therapists, it is important that we have a wide vocabulary of remedial exercises to hand to prescribe to our clients and a firm understanding of how to progress or regress these exercises to suit our client's needs.

    Rehab 1 - Remedial exercise prescription, aims to equip manual therapists with the knowledge and ability to instruct patients with remedial exercise to treat instability and weakness.

    You will come away with a broad range of exercise variations and progressions that you will be able to implement into your clinic immediately.

    Find out more

    This course is run by SMA Member Liam Coffey

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