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Appendix

Survey of national reflexology associations

September 6, 1995

 

Dear sir,

 

The Reflexology Association of America is trying to gather as much information as possible about professional and educational requirements in the bodywork fields. We would appreciate the benefit of your experience in creating such requirements.

Name of organization ____________________________________________________________

Type of bodywork modality represented______________________________________________

Contact person _________________________________________________________________

Address of organization __________________________________________________________

City/State/Country/Postal code ____________________________________________________

Phone number __________________________ FAX __________________________________

 

Check all that apply.

 

Is your organization

___ a. An organization of members

___ b. A certifier of the competency of individual practitioners

___ c. A certifier of schools

___ d. A certifier of teachers

___ e. A provider of testing of competency

___ f. Independent of schools and members

___ g. Other_______________

 

I. If your organization is a membership organization:

1. What are the requirements for membership?

___ a. Educational hours over relevant (but not specific) curriculum. How       many? ___________

___ b. Educational hours over a specific curriculum. How many? ___________

___ c. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours from a school       certified by the organization.

___ d. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours in a specific       curriculum

___ e. Hands-on practicum in curriculum

___ f. Professional experience. How much? ___________________________

___ g. Certification. Title granted __________________________________

___ h. Testing. From whom? ______________________________________

___ i. Continuing education. How many hours over what period of time? _____

___ j. Hands-on experience in the bodywork field counted toward educational      requirements

___ k. Hands-on experience counted toward membership requirements

___ l. Other _______________________________________________

 

2. What membership benefits does your organization provide?

___ a. Health insurance

___ b. Malpractice/Liability insurance

___ c. Continuing education opportunities

___ d. Convention

___ e. Listing in a directory of members

___ f. Newsletter or journal titled ____________________________________

___ g. Other ____________________________________________________

 

II. If your organization certifies the competency of individual practitioners:

1. What are the requirements for certification?

___ a. Educational hours over relevant (but not specific) curriculum. How      many? _____________

___ b. Educational hours over a specific curriculum. How many? __________

___ c. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours from a school       certified by the organization

___ d. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours in a specific       curriculum

___ e. Passing a written test.

___ f. Passing a written and practical test

___ g. Other __________________________________________________

 

2. Upon meeting certification requirements, the use of a title is granted. The    title granted is_______________________________________

 

3. What are the requirements to maintain one's certified status?

___ a. Continuing education. How many hours over what time period? _______

___ b. Re-testing. How frequently? __________________________

___ c. Membership in the organization or an organization

___ d. Use of specific phraseology in citing credentials in advertising.

___ e. Other __________________________________________________

 

III. If your organization certifies schools,

1. What are the certification requirements?

___ a. A number of hours of educational instruction. How many?_________

___ b. A number of hours of supervised practicum. How many?_____________

___ c. A number of hours of case studies / unsupervised practicum. How       many? ____________

___ c. The teaching of a specific curriculum

___ d. The use of particular texts

___ e. Meeting governmental vocational requirements for schools

___ f. Meeting governmental vocational requirements for teachers

___ g. Certification by a national educational organization.

___ h. Other __________________________________________________

 

2. The title granted for school use is________________________________

 

3. What are the requirements to maintain certification?

___ a. Review of program. How often? _______________________

___ b. Additions or changes to curriculum approved by organization

___ c. School creates title granted upon completion of program

___ d. Use of specific phraseology in citing credentials in advertising.

 

 

IV. If your organization certifies teachers, what are the requirements?

___ a. Hours of education no specific curriculum. How many? ______

___ b. Hours of education over a specific curriculum. How many? ___________________

___ c. Hours of education from a specific training system or certified school.      Which one? _____________________________

___ b. Hands-on experience. How much? ______________

___ c. Individual certification. What type?______________

___ d. Teacher training. What type? ________________________________

___ e. State vocational teacher certification

___ f. Continuing education hours. How many over what time period?     ____________________

___ g. Other _________________________________________________

 

V. If your organization provides testing for certification,

 1. What are the requirements to take the test?

___ a. Educational hours over no specific curriculum. How many hours? _____

___ b. Educational hours over a specific curriculum. How many hours? ______

___ c. Educational hours over a text(s). How many hours? ______________

___ d. Completing a course of study consisting of educational hours from schools certified by the organization

___ e. Completing a course of study consisting of educational hours in a specific curriculum.

___ h. Other __________________________________________

 

2. What does your testing organization provide to testees?

___ a. Educational materials

___ b. Educational classes

___ c. Other __________________________________________________

 

3. Upon passing the test the use of a title is granted. The title is___________

 

4. What requirements are necessary to maintain one's status?

___ a. Re-testing or on-going testing. How frequently over what time period?       ________________

___ b. Continuing education hours. How many hours over what time period?       ________________

___ c. Use of specific phraseology when citing credentials in advertising

___ d. Other ___________________________________________________

 


 

Survey of Bodywork Organizations


October 24, 1995

 

Dear sir,

 

The Reflexology Association of America is trying to gather as much information as possible about professional and educational requirements in the bodywork fields. We would appreciate the benefit of your experience in creating such requirements.

 

Would you complete the following survey and mail it in the enclosed postpaid envelope?

Or, FAX it to 505-344-0246. Your response by November 20 would be appreciated.

 

Name of organization ___________________________________________________________

Type of bodywork modality represented_____________________________________________

Education contact person _________________________________________

Address of organization __________________________________________

City/State/Zip code ____ _________________________________________

Phone number __________________________ FAX ___________________

 

Check all that apply.

 

Is your organization

___ a. An organization of members

___ b. A certifier of the competency of individual practitioners

___ c. A certifier of schools

___ d. A certifier of teachers

___ e. A provider of testing of competency

___ f. Independent of schools and members

___ g. Other __________________________________________________

 

I. If your organization is a membership organization:

1. What are the requirements for membership?

___ a. Educational hours over relevant (but not specific) curriculum. How       many? ___________

___ b. Educational hours over a specific curriculum. How many? ___________

___ c. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours from a school       certified by the organization.

___ d. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours in a specific       curriculum

___ e. Hands-on practicum in curriculum

___ f. Professional experience. How much? ___________________________

___ g. Certification. Title granted ___________________________________

___ h. Testing. From whom? ______________________________________

___ i. Continuing education. How many hours over what period of time?      __________________

___ j. Hands-on experience in the bodywork field counted toward educational      requirements

___ k. Hands-on experience counted toward membership requirements

___ l. Other ___________________________________________________

 

 

2. What membership benefits does your organization provide?

___ a. Health insurance

___ b. Malpractice/Liability insurance

___ c. Continuing education opportunities

___ d. Convention

___ e. Listing in a directory of members

___ f. Newsletter or journal titled ___________________________________

___ g. Other _________________________________________________

 

II. If your organization certifies the competency of individual practitioners:

1. What are the requirements for certification?

___ a. Educational hours over relevant (but not specific) curriculum. How       many? _____________

___ b. Educational hours over a specific curriculum. How many?       ________________

___ c. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours from a school       certified by the organization

___ d. Passing a course of study consisting of educational hours in a specific       curriculum

___ e. Passing a written test.

___ f. Passing a written and practical test

___ g. Other ________________________________

2. Upon meeting certification requirements, the use of a title is granted. The       title granted is_______________________________________

 

3. What are the requirements to maintain one's certified status?

___ a. Continuing education. How many hours over what time period?     ____________________

___ b. Re-testing. How frequently? __________________________

___ c. Membership in the organization or an organization

___ d. Use of specific phraseology in citing credentials in advertising.

___ e. Other ___________________________________

III. If your organization certifies schools,

1. What are the certification requirements?

___ a. A number of hours of educational instruction. How many?     _____________

___ b. A number of hours of supervised practicum. How many?     _____________

___ c. A number of hours of case studies / unsupervised practicum. How many? ____________

___ c. The teaching of a specific curriculum

___ d. The use of particular texts

___ e. Meeting state vocational requirements for schools

___ f. Meeting state vocational requirements for teachers

___ g. Certification by a national educational organization such as CAHEA

___ h. Other ________________________________________

 

2. The title granted for school use is_______________________

 

3. What are the requirements to maintain certification?

___ a. Review of program. How often? _______________________

___ b. Additions or changes to curriculum approved by organization

___ c. School creates title granted upon completion of program

___ d. Use of specific phraseology in citing credentials in advertising.

 

IV. If your organization certifies teachers, what are the requirements?

___ a. Hours of education no specific curriculum. How many? ______

___ b. Hours of education over a specific curriculum. How many?     __________________

___ c. Hours of education from a specific training system or certified school.       Which one? _____________________________

___ b. Hands-on experience. How much? ______________

___ c. Individual certification. What type?     ____________________________________

___ d. Teacher training. What type?     _______________________________________________

___ e. State vocational teacher certification

___ f. Continuing education hours. How many over what time period?     ____________________

___ g. Other ___________________________________________________

 

V. If your organization provides testing for certification,

1. What are the requirements to take the test?

___ a. Educational hours over no specific curriculum. How many hours?     ________________

___ b. Educational hours over a specific curriculum. How many hours?     ________________

___ c. Educational hours over a text(s). How many hours?     __________________

___ d. Completing a course of study consisting of educational hours from       schools certified by the organization

___ e. Completing a course of study consisting of educational hours in a       specific curriculum.

___ h. Other __________________________________________

 

2. What does your testing organization provide to testees?

___ a. Educational materials

___ b. Educational classes

___ c. Other ____________________________________________

 

3. Upon passing the test the use of a title is granted. The title is____________

 

4. What requirements are necessary to maintain one's status?

___ a. Re-testing or on-going testing. How frequently over what time period?     ________________

___ b. Continuing education hours. How many hours over what time period?     ________________

___ c. Use of specific phraseology when citing credentials in advertising

___ d. Other _____________

 


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