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

    • 06 Oct 2020
    • 09:00 (UTC+01:00)
    • 17 Jun 2021
    • 17:00 (UTC+01:00)
    • 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. 



    • 24 Nov 2020
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 04 Dec 2020
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 4 sessions
    • ONLINE

    Half Price Online Mental Health First Aid Training with SMA Member James Chapman

    With the current mental health crisis caused by the pandemic it’s vital that we take as many steps as we can to protect our loved ones, work colleagues, our clients and of course ourselves.

    James has been working as a massage therapist and yoga teacher for over sixteen years and had many specialist mental health trainings in that time and even trained as a psychotherapist. He works for leading mental health charities and luxury drug rehabs in clinical settings and despite this have found Mental First Aid Training in my massage practice invaluable.

    He has two online Mental Health First Aid Training courses coming up.

    Usually priced at £300, He is offering SMA members 50% off using code SMA50

    The courses start on either 24th November or 8th December and booking closes 5 working days before the start to allow time for course manual delivery.  Learning takes place through four live online training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between.

    This practical skills and awareness course is designed to give you:

    • A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
    • 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 appropriate support

    Everyone who completes the course gets:

    • 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

    Please see James's website for details and to book.

    https://jamesmchapman.com/mental-health-first-aid/

    Please note: this constitutes 15 hours of CPD in total (8 hours of webinars, plus approximately 7 of self-guided learning outside of the webinars)

    • 08 Dec 2020
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 18 Dec 2020
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 4 sessions
    • ONLINE

    Half Price Online Mental Health First Aid Training with SMA Member James Chapman

    With the current mental health crisis caused by the pandemic it’s vital that we take as many steps as we can to protect our loved ones, work colleagues, our clients and of course ourselves.

    James has been working as a massage therapist and yoga teacher for over sixteen years and had many specialist mental health trainings in that time and even trained as a psychotherapist. He works for leading mental health charities and luxury drug rehabs in clinical settings and despite this have found Mental First Aid Training in my massage practice invaluable.

    He has two online Mental Health First Aid Training courses coming up.

    Usually priced at £300, He is offering SMA members 50% off using code SMA50

    The courses start on either 24th November or 8th December and booking closes 5 working days before the start to allow time for course manual delivery.  Learning takes place through four live online training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between.

    This practical skills and awareness course is designed to give you:

    • A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
    • 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 appropriate support

    Everyone who completes the course gets:

    • 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

    Please see James's website for details and to book.

    https://jamesmchapman.com/mental-health-first-aid/


    • 14 Dec 2020
    • 10:00 - 13:00 (UTC-00:00)
    • Online

    Jing Online Pathology Series: Scar Tissue

    Join us to explore:

    • Theoretical aspects of scar tissue – the physiology of the inflammatory and scarring process
    • Different types of scars – keloid, contractures, adhesions
    • Safety considerations for working with scars
    • Contraindications for working with scars – when to treat and when to leave alone
    • Emotional considerations for working with scars- keeping your clients emotionally safe
    • Basic myofascial techniques for working with scars

    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 


    • 08 Feb 2021
    • 09:00 (UTC-00:00)
    • 09 Dec 2021
    • 17:00 (UTC-00:00)
    • 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. 



    • 13 May 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Online

    The Jing Method Online Pathology Series: Herniated Disc

    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




    • 23 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Online

    The Jing Method Online Pathology Series: Achilles Tendinosis

    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


    • 08 Jul 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Online

    The Jing Method Online Pathology Series: Osteo and rheumatoid arthritis

    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 


    • 04 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Online

    The Jing Method Online Pathology Series: Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

    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 


    • 17 Nov 2021
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 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 


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