Canceled: AMTA-PA Annual Conference 2020- Canceled Due to Covid-19 Restrictions

April 24, 2020 – April 26, 2020 all-day
Nittany Lion Inn
200 West Park Avenue State College
PA 16803
$125 Members $250 Non-Members
SummaryAMTA-PA 2020 Summary page RegistrationAMTA-PA 2020 Registration page
Friday, April 24, 2020 
–   Professional Ethics class: 2 options
 –   Mandated Reporter Training class: 3 options
Saturday, April 25, 2020 & Sunday, April 26, 2020
  –   Treatment and Assessment of the Sacroiliac Joint
  –   Essentials of Orthopedic Assessment
Professional Ethics with Camille Baughman, MA, LMT
Of course we all need Professional Ethics to meet our requirements.  This particular course will provide you that and go further in helping remind you of how important being totally present is for your clients, and how to create clear interactions and bring joy to your practice.
Camille Baughman has a B.S. in Education from Shippensburg University, an MA in Applied Healing Arts from the Tai Sophia Institute and has been a licensed Massage Therapist trained at the Florida School of Massage since 1986. In addition to running a practice that includes 10 other licensed and certified Massage Therapists, Camille is currently on staff at the Lancaster School of Massage, sat on the Pennsylvania American Massage Therapy Association board, served as an elected delegate to the National American Massage Therapy Association for many years and is a consultant for Harrisburg Area Community College’s Massage Therapy Program. She received the Pennsylvania state AMTA 2003 Distinguished Service Award, and the 2005 and 2009 Humanitarian Award and developed and coordinated volunteer Massage Therapy at the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Hershey Medical Center.
Mandated Reporter Training with the Family Support Alliance of PA
This will help you complete the requirements for Mandated Reporter Training.  But in addition you have an opportunity to obtain a deeper understanding through class discussion and participation. It sure is a lot more enjoyable than trying to complete this requirement online! Look for any opportunity to take the course from the Family Support Alliance whenever possible: they to a fantastic job!
Treatment and Assessment of the Sacroiliac Joint with Cynthia Ribiero  Cynthia Ribeiro is an NHI Instructor and manager of the Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy Program, and is the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) 2017 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Recipient. Ribeiro came to the U.S from Brazil, where she earned an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and studied Surgical Nursing. Once in the U.S, she graduated from two massage school programs, and now specializes in Neuromuscular Therapy and Orthopedic Massage. She later founded the Western Institute of Neuromuscular Massage Therapy. In 2003, she was appointed Honorary Clinical Professor at the University of California-Irvine Medical School. In March 2008 she was elected Vice President of the National Board of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), and in 2011 became President-Elect for the AMTA. Cynthia was President of AMTA in 2012-13 and continues to influence the industry today. A highly dynamic teacher, she has taught advanced anatomy and injury rehabilitation skills since 1988. Her Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy workshops are in high demand throughout U.S. and Canada, and Cynthia frequently presents at state and national massage therapy conventions. As founder and owner of Western Institute of Neuromuscular Massage Therapy (WIN) in Southern California, Cynthia developed highly effective therapeutic bodywork, and has brought that material to NHI for the 450 hour program in Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy. A continual inspiration to her students, she nevertheless says, “I am always a student
myself, and I strongly believe in lifelong learning.”
Required items: Massage Table, Sheets/Towels, Oil/Cream, Bolsters, etc.
Cynthia is an NCBTMB approved provider. 
Essentials of Orthopedic Assessment with Whitney Lowe
Students greatly enjoy Whitney Lowe’s dynamic and entertaining presentations that get students excited about learning. His presentations and programs are easy to understand, have clear explanations, and have excellent multimedia support materials. Lowe’s friendly, witty, and accessible teaching style is very much appreciated by those who like to participate in a fun, but educational experience. Lowe’s career spans three decades and includes extensive clinical work, research, publication, teaching, and positions on national boards and committees. Lowe directs the Academy of Clinical Massage, which provides advanced clinical massage continuing education, as well as programs for schools. Professionals and schools use Lowe’s text, Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy. He is a contributing author to several other texts, as well. He is a member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, and is a regularly featured author in publications such as Massage & Bodywork, Massage Today, and Massage Magazine.
Required items: Massage Table, Sheets/Towels, Bolsters, etc.
Whitney is an NCBTMB approved provider.


Cancellations received prior to the registration cut-off date will be given a full refund. Due to the costs of rentals, supplies, and speaker fees, if cancellations are received after the registration cut-off date, a partial refund may be granted at the discretion of the Chapter Board on a case-by-case basis. Cancellations must be either written or via email. The Board reserves the right to amend or waive this policy in documented emergency situations.