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Project for  Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
Project for Oregon Board of Massage Therapists

Examining Reasons for License Non-Compliance among Asian-Pacific Islander Community Members: Project for Oregon Board of Massage Therapists

Purpose of the Study In an effort to improve professional connections with the Asian-Pacific Islander (API) community of massage practitioners in Oregon, the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists (OBMT) commissioned the Center for Public Service (CPS) at Portland State University to conduct a study to achieve the following objectives: 1. To identify any barriers that hinder licensing of Asian-Pacific Islander community members who practice massage 2. To recommend ways to make massage education and licensing processes more culturally responsive to API massage practitioners’ needs.

View report, executive summary and power point presentation:

PDF iconFinal Report_OBMT API Study_15_0413_Submitted.pdf

PDF iconExecutive Summary OBMT API Study_15_0413.pdf

Office presentation iconOBMT_May29Present_15_0528_LP.ppt