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Teach Massage Therapy CEUs with Body Biz Inc.!

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Hiring Massage Therapy Instructors in Springfield, Illinois

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CE training in Chicago: Massage and Breast Cancer 5 Replies

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Comment by Nancy Toner Weinberger on January 29, 2010 at 9:58am
Thanks, Celia. I just tried the link myself and it wouldn't work. Its spelled right, but there are some sort of %% marks in there (scratch head). Here it is again:
http://www.proedresourceguide.com/ If the link doesn't work, you can cut and paste it into your browser url bar. If you didn't get your PERG in the mail and you live in Illinois, email me your address and I'll mail you one first class- weinberger@mindspring.com.
Comment by Celia Bucci on January 29, 2010 at 9:07am
Hi Nancy.
I haven't received the IL PERG, and the link didn't work (server not found is what I got). I'd really like to see it!
Comment by Pat Ward on January 28, 2010 at 12:19am
I agree that cont ed is important but it can be expensive. I am lucky that I live close by to Chicago where there a lot of good CE workshops in the area so I do not have to travel far or stay overnight in hotels that cost money. I know it is tax deductible but you still have to come up with the money at the time of the workshop, plus you may have to take several days off from work which also costs you money. Then you have to pay for your license renewal. If CEs are not required anymore, therapists who don't want to spend the money or take the time to do it, won't. This will decrease the quality of the therapists in the state. If left to their own devises how many therapists would actually take the time to do it? Who knows? I think it should remain mandatory for that reason.
Comment by Marissa on January 27, 2010 at 7:28pm
I agree with Terry! Each day I learn something different and that is a treasure. To actively seek knowledge on a topic of my choosing is a blessing.
Comment by Terry Craddock on January 27, 2010 at 5:05pm
I could care less about if con ed is mandatory or not..I chose to continue learning as that is how I can offer my clients the best options available
Comment by Pat Ward on January 27, 2010 at 2:01pm
I think so at least until 2012 when the licensing law is repealed, then after that who knows? Anyone else have any thoughts on that?
Comment by Tracey Moon on January 26, 2010 at 4:54pm
Our teaching team is considering coming to Illinois to help therapists with CE's. After reading the trail of discussion, I'm wondering if MT's in Illiniois are you still going to be required to have CE's?
Comment by Pat Ward on January 20, 2010 at 11:20pm
Sorry Rick I don't know anyone in Springfield.
Comment by Rick Hayhurst on January 20, 2010 at 10:56pm
Hey Pat!

I'm so glad you are enjoying what your up to. Keep doing the good work! If you know anyone in Springfield, we still need a couple gems.

=)
Comment by Pat Ward on January 19, 2010 at 1:34am
Rick,

Thanks for the info. I would certainly be interested in teaching someday, but I am liking what I do now so much I probably don't have the time to do it justice. I will check out the website though.
 

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