Welcome to the International Loving Touch Foundation (ILTF) Infant pediatric massage instructor CIMI® community!
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In-Person and Refresher Courses – 2024 on the calendar!
The International Loving Touch Foundation (ILTF) is one of the world’s first established training programs for pediatric infant massage. ILTF was officially incorporated in 1992 although its founder began teaching infant massage in early 1970. International Loving Touch Foundation is an accredited program that provides training, resources, and courses in the field of infant and pediatric massage. Loving Touch® educates healthcare professionals in our Hybrid ONLINE course (details in the above online link) and offers in-person 2-day group training. See our calendar above for our in-person training. If you are interested in hosting a course at your location, please give us a call to find out other dates and locations. We also provide on-site training for specific agency groups. firstname.lastname@example.org
Our program meets the Oregon Health Authority’s definition and standards for EBP’s and is listed under prevention on the Oregon Registry** as an approved Evidence-Based Practice (EBP (Discipline: Prevention) hands-on certification training, known as the CIMI® (Certified Infant Massage Instructor) Training Program. CIMI® is a registered trademark and is a recognized acronym for Certified Infant Massage Instructor.
Our Founder and Director Diana Moore, MS, LMT, CIMI® is a recognized leader and specialist in the traditional art of infant massage and has been educating parents and training healthcare professionals for over 40 years. She has authored books, lectured at conferences, produced audio-visual materials, created infant massage educational materials for instructors, traveled overseas to train and develop programs in orphanages, and much more. With the help of our instructors and Licensed Trainers, our online course was developed and recently launched.
ILTF’s Certified and Licensed Trainers have trained and educated countless numbers of healthcare professionals and parents worldwide. Once certified you have an opportunity to advance to a Licensed Trainer status through our program. There is a broader need for CIMI® worldwide in all disciplines.
Loving Touch® provides infant pediatric massage parent classes, instructor certification, continuing education, infant massage class materials and marketing support through our MY CIMI® portal for certified instructors. In our CIMI® International Registry you can read more about our Instructors and find their specialized calendars of classes exclusively for parents and their families.