Fri, Oct 13|
Bodywork to Support Clients Who Chest Bind with Frances Reed -24 hours.
As transgender identity becomes more visible in our culture, clients are seeking massage & holistic healthcare & deserve culturally competent providers who are aware, affirming & empowering. 24 hours NCBTMB.
Time & Location
Oct 13, 2023, 9:00 AM – Oct 15, 2023, 6:00 PM
Pittsburgh, 3600 Laketon Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, USA
About The Event
Part 1 on October 12 is lecture & discussion of the responsibilites of providing transgender-affirming care & teach the interpersonal skills needed to be respectful.
Part 2 on October 12 will identify unique health issues of transgender clients & explore techniques that support them in making medical & non-medical transitions from their gender assigned at birth to true gender identity. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for permission to register for part 2 only.
Bodywork to Support Chest Binding Clients is designed to teach MT's a basic understanding of chest binding, impact on musculoskeletal system, proper intake with client experiencing binding pain. draping & techniques to mitigate chronic pain from binding. This course includes a community clinic in which clients who bind will receive free massage & give students opportunity for real world practice. This training is a valuable skillset for therapists wanting to serve transgener, non-binary & gender non-conforming clients. Brief explanation of fascial system & throacic anatomy will be given but participants should have basic proficiency in anatomy & prior exposure to the fascial system.
Frances Reed, LMT (they/them). Practicing since 2011, uses a structural integration framework to support people at all stages of gender transition. Frances has developed a set of techniques assessing & treating chronic pain & discomfort in people who chest bind, as well as protocols for pre and post top-surgery. Frances teaches practitioners cultural competency skills needed to provide affirming care to transgender clients. Frances is in privat practice doing transition related bodywork in Washington D.C.
Bodywork to Support Chest Bind$800.00Sale ended