Infant Massage Educator Certification Training (13222)
Kenmore, WA 98028
|Full Registration||$ 650.00|
Take your first steps toward becoming a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM) approved by Infant Massage USA (IMUSA) and the International Association for Infant Massage (IAIM, Sweden).
Educators of infant massage lead group and private classes for parents & caregivers in how to massage their babies and children.
You’ll learn infant massage strokes, infant cues and communication, the research on and clinical benefits of infant massage, group facilitation and teaching skills, touch approaches for the growing child and adaptations for the baby with special needs. Certification qualifies the student to demonstrate and guide parents and caregivers in the practical application of infant massage.
Trainers, educators & students use baby dolls to practice and demonstrate strokes. This is not a hands-on-baby course. However, the course includes a live parent/baby class in which students observe and practice teaching with excellent supervision and opportunity for evaluation. An open book, take home exam is also included.
Audience: This International Association of Infant Massage approved certification workshop is designed for students 18 years or older who want to promote nurturing touch and communication between parents, families, caregivers and their infants and children. Because this is not a hands-on baby course, students do not need to be licensed to touch.
Certification: Instuctor is committed to assisting in the certification process for each student. Certification is internationally recognized by the title Certified Educator of Infant Massage. To be certified, student must complete the full 4-day course, fulfill verified practicum hours and successfully complete the exam.
- History of infant massage and the IAIM
- Self awareness
- Infant behavioral states, cues and reflexes
- Teaching skills
- Bonding and attachment
- Emotional elements and support
- Communication skills
- Demonstration of strokes and gentle activities
- Group facilitation skills
- Massage and the growing child
- Teaching the benefits
- Special situations and infant crying
- Touch and massage research
- Promoting your services
JoAnn Lewis is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM) and Trainer with over sixteen years experience teaching infant massage all over North America. She became an International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) trainer in 2004 and has been mentored by infant massage trainers from Sweden, England and Canada. She also teaches other massage therapy courses. JoAnn resides in Ashland, OR.
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