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Burn Scar Massage Therapy CEU Class


2015 EDUCATORS OF THE YEAR by the California AMTA

(American Massage Therapy Association)

Handle with Care Massage invites you to attend a new and exciting way to obtain your CEU's. Earn 12 hours of specialized continuing education units in Burn Scar Massage Therapy.

Burn Scar Massage Therapy is taught by Jen Hartley, a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and a burn survivor herself. Jen has been a burn survivor for over 43 years and is one of only two instructors in the country that teach this modality. Jen was scalded by hot water at 15 months old and has third degree burns over the lower 56% of her body.

Burn Scar Massage Therapy Executive Director is Chris Hallwas who is also a survivor of minor burns and knows the effects that they have not only on the body but also on the spirit of a burn survivor.

Burn Scar Massage Therapy offer's the following learning criteria: Learn to identify varying degrees of burns and the body systems they affect. Learn various psychological and emotional issues faced by burn survivors that can potentially lead to an "emotional release" during massage. Learn the positive indications as well as the negative contraindications posed by massaging burn survivors. Learn the proper burn scar massage protocol to treat the various degrees of burns in the different stages of recovery.

The class is an 12 hr course. The first half of class is information pertaining to the varying degrees of burns, types of scar tissue, the physical as well as emotional issues faced by burn survivors. It is presented with vivid power point photos of burn survivors and their scars. There is also a section which includes a powerful video description of burn injuries and recoveries.

We have a manual of all the information we share so that they can listen rather than having to scribble notes and the manual also has an outline of the protocol we cover in class and it is adapted for the therapist to be able to perform it if the burn survivor is bed-ridden.

The second half of class is when our burn survivor volunteers arrive. There is a brief period where they share the story of their accidents and answer any questions that the therapist may have and then we are hands-on for the remainder of the class. To me it is a unique experience and not because I am the instructor or a massage therapist, but because I have been a burn survivor myself since I was 15 months old. I know how important touch is to a burn survivor and I believe massage therapist have the opportunity to reintegrate safe touch back into the lives of burn survivors.

New class policies:

Things needed when attending a BSMT (burn scar massage therapy) Class.....

Set of sheets, blanket, pillow or bolster, hand sanitizer and whatever cream/oil/lotion your prefer. Some venues will require for you to bring your own table, but we will let you know which classes it is required.

Refund Policy:

If Handle with Care has to cancel a class due to illness or low registration, your registration will roll over to the next class in your area or it can be applied for you to attend the class in the city of your choice.

If you pre-registered and you have to cancel 30 day prior to class you get a full refund, 29 days to 21 days prior to class you get a 75% refund, 20-14 days prior to class, you receive a 50% refund, 20-7 days prior to class, you receive a 25% refund and 6days to class date, you receive no refund. The reason for this is we book our classes in groups and have to arrange all of our travel prior to class and our travel is based on attendance.

If you are a non-show on class day without prior notification to our instructors..you forfeit the money for the class or you can attend the next class in your area (no refunds).

Contact: HWCMassage2004@gmail.com with contractual questions, costs and scheduling date(s).

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Class Schedule



Thursday, July 6th, 2016
Kansas City, MO
Location: The Wellness Wheel
5742 N. Broadway St.
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Saturday, July 8th, 2017
Chicago, IL
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Monday, July 10th, 2017
Ann Arbor, MI
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
Sacramento, CA
Location: NHI Sacramento, CA
1610 Arden Way
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
Novato, CA
Location: The BodySong Massage Center and School
100 Professional Center Dr, Ste 112.
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Portland, OR
Location: Oregon School of Massage
9500 SW Barbur Blvd. STE 100
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Baton Rouge, LA
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Monday, August 21st, 2017
Mobile, AL
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Birmingham, AL
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Atlanta, GA
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Asheville, NC
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Monday, August 28th, 2017
Raleigh/Durham, NC
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
Chesapeake, VA
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Washington, DC
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




September 24th, 2017
Corpus Christi, TX
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




September 26th, 2017
Houston, TX
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




September 27th, 2017
San Antonio, TX
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




September 29th, 2017
Austin, TX
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




October 1st, 2017
Dallas, TX
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Saturday, November 11th, 2017
Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210




Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Tucson, AZ
Location: TBA
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $210