Monday, November 15, 2010

Massage Therapist Association of Saskatchewan Opportunities

MTAS is an organization dedicated to the maintenance and improvement of the profession of massage therapy and to the protection of the public.  It is a registered non-profit corporation established in 1966.  Currently there are 815 members total, working in towns and cities from border to border in Saskatchewan, with several members also practicing in BC, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Yukon.

Our mission statement: “We exist to encourage and enhance the art, science and practice of massage therapy by maintaining a high standard of massage therapy; by establishing and maintaining the Massage Therapist Association of Saskatchewan, Inc. as a leading health professional association; by promoting the health profession through education, accountability, communication and advocacy, and financial stability.”

Members of MTAS have an obligation to obtain competency credits to provide the public with up to date treatment techniques.  For the public’s safety, members follow a detailed code of ethics standard of practice and strict confidentiality policy.

Members of MTAS are the only massage therapists in Saskatchewan who are legally permitted to use the designations RMT and Registered Massage Therapist.  MTAS members are recognized across the country as professional practioners, and are members of the Massage Therapy Alliance of Canada (MTAC).

MTAS undertakes many activities on behalf of our membership - directed toward Government agencies, other health professionals, and the general public, intended to increase the awareness of Registered Massage Therapists.  MTAS also provides benefits through programs and services for those who choose to belong to our Association
We encourage PIMT students to become a member of MTAS and help to collectively protect your profession.

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