OSM Massage Connections

  • 17 Jul 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Old Wives' Tale Restaurant, 1300 E Burnside, Portland
Massage for Returning Veterans
with Belle Landau, RVP Executive Director, Cheryl Greathouse, LMT, and ABE Cohen, DC

Please contact Alexis Reale at Oregon School of Massage if you plan on attending: (503) 244-3420 or ar@oregonschoolofmassage.com

This presentation will describe the issues face by many military veterans after they return from combat assignments, and will outline the rewards and challenges of providing massage services for this special populations.  The presenters are staff members and/or volunteers with the Returning Veterans Project; they will share stories from their work with these veterans.  They will provide information about how you can volunteer as an LMT.  (Volunteers need to be licensed LMTs with insurance.)

Returning Veterans Project (RVP) is a 7-year-old nonprofit comprised of approximately 140 independent health care practitioners who offer free, confidential services to returning veterans and service members of the current Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns, and their families.  RVP believes it is our collective responsibility to offer support and healing for the short and long-term repercussions of warzone service on veterans and their families.

Oregon School of Massage is pleased to support RVP.  We encourage you to attend.  For more information about RVP, visit their website: www.returningveterans.org.

About Massage Connections: This is a series of monthly presentations organized by the Portland branch of Oregon School of Massage for LMTs and massage students.  The presentations are intended as an opportunity to learn about topics of interest and network with fellow professionals.  There is no charge for this event.

The morning meetings at Old Wives' Tale are no-host breakfasts.

LMTs attending will receive a certificate for one hour of massage continuing education credit.

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